Whether you lead an organization or seek personal growth, we're here to help you find training and professional development opportunities. The Digital Foundry at New Kensington, in partnership with Penn State New Kensington, offers certification programs from entry-level manufacturing to advanced engineering. Gain hands-on experience and enhance your skills in our state-of-the-art "Digital Learning and Demonstration Lab" to thrive in a rapidly changing, technology-driven environment.

Our training programs cover digital technologies for smart manufacturing and focus on developing vital professional skills like collaboration, communication, problem-solving, and decision-making. These skills are valuable in any industry and workplace.​​​​

  • We offer education and training programs to equip the current and future workforce with the knowledge and skills to apply the latest in digital/smart manufacturing technologies, regardless of their starting point.
  • With an emphasis on real-world applications and hands-on activities, learners leave with practical tools, know-how and ability to apply in their work environments


Introductory & Awareness Training

Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Introduction to Industrial Robotics Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) (Coming Spring 2024) Introduction & Awareness in Data Analytics (Coming Fall 2024)

Digital Manufacturing Training Series

Level 1: Manufacturing & Digital Fundamentals Level 2: Digital Manufacturing Essentials Level 3: Digital Manufacturing Professional  

Certified Training in Robotics & Automation

FANUC Certified Robot Operations & Programming FANUC Certified Programmable Logic Controllers (Coming Spring 2024)    

Online Certification Training

Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) Robotics in Manufacturing Fundamentals (RMF)    

Using VR technology at the Digital Foundry

People sitting in a class at the Digital Foundry