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Foster Partners with Local High School for 11th Annual QVCC Manufacturing Expo

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For 11 years now, Foster Corporation has participated in the annual Quinnebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) Manufacturing Expo. This event brings together local manfacturing businesses and partners them with area high schools. Each partner team combines the capbilities of the host company, with the aspirations of the students to imagine, design and manufacture a product that improves the qualify of life.

In this year's competiion, Foster was partnered with Tourtellotte Memorial High School, and designed the "EverHeat Cup". This revolutionary product uses dual layer technology to insulate the contents of the mug when microwaved, while maitaiing a cool exterior that prevent burns. The team won three awards on competition day: Innovation & Quality, Presentation and Marketing / Display.

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