Manufacturing Tomorrow Requires
Education Today

Who We Are


The Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Network is a worldwide organization of manufacturing technology educators who leverage the capabilities and technologies of Haas Automation, the Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) network, and Industry Partners to develop the best manufacturing practices and educational methods, and exploit the power of modern, advanced manufacturing equipment for educational purposes.

Pillars of Haas Education Value


HIGH PERFORMANCE, LOW COST

Educational facilities get access to exclusive reduced pricing on all Haas machines, options, and accessories. *Limits apply; does not include EDU models.

TRAIN THE TRAINER

Designated HTEC facilities worldwide offer opportunities for educators to continuously develop and improve their Haas machine operator skills through hands-on, project-based courses. Instruction for teachers, by teachers.

CLASSROOM SIMULATION

Educational facilities get access to a complimentary Haas Control Simulator with every purchase of a Haas machine tool, for simplified classroom simulation.

EXCLUSIVE “EDU” MODELS

Educational facilities get access to exclusive “EDU” models designed for the small classroom shop, including the Mini Mill-EDU VMC and the TL-1-EDU Toolroom Lathe.

EXTENDED WARRANTY

Educational facilities have access to extended warranties at no additional cost. *Limits apply; does not include EDU models.

SPACE TO COLLABORATE

Educational facilities get exclusive invitations to regional and national CNC Educator Conferences, held year-round and annually in North America, and biennially across Europe.

GLOBAL NETWORK

Educational facilities get access to an interactive directory of all Haas Technical Education Center members across the globe, enabling collaboration worldwide.

SPONSORED PARTNERS

Educational facilities get access to industry partners through educational conferences held year-round and annually, as well as via an online directory.

Mission

To attract more young people to careers in manufacturing, and advance manufacturing and productivity through excellence in manufacturing education.

 

Vision

To develop, deliver, and disseminate collectively the best educational methods and techniques for advanced manufacturing education in the world.

HTEC LIAISONS »


  • HTEC Network

    The Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) network is a worldwide organization of manufacturing technology educators – at more than 3200 schools across North America and Europe – who leverage the capabilities and technologies of Haas Automation, the Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) network, and Industry Partners to provide the best CNC education possible. The HTEC Team is here to help you get involved, and connect you with other members in the network!
    HTEC Network

    The Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) network is a worldwide organization of manufacturing technology educators – at more than 3200 schools across North America and Europe – who leverage the capabilities and technologies of Haas Automation, the Haas Factory Outlet (HFO) network, and Industry Partners to provide the best CNC education possible. The HTEC Team is here to help you get involved, and connect you with other members in the network!

  • Amber Georgeou

    As Manager of the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) program at Haas Automation, Inc., Amber works with Haas Factory Outlets and HTEC liaisons across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to push the envelope of advanced manufacturing education, with the understanding that manufacturing tomorrow, is education today.
    Amber Georgeou

    As Manager of the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) program at Haas Automation, Inc., Amber works with Haas Factory Outlets and HTEC liaisons across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to push the envelope of advanced manufacturing education, with the understanding that manufacturing tomorrow, is education today.

  • Simon VanMaekelbergh

    As the Haas Technical Education Center Coordinator at Haas Automation Europe, Simon works with Haas Factory Outlets across Europe to promote the advancement of CNC education at Haas-centered programs, through the organization of HTEC conferences and other educational events.
    Simon VanMaekelbergh

    As the Haas Technical Education Center Coordinator at Haas Automation Europe, Simon works with Haas Factory Outlets across Europe to promote the advancement of CNC education at Haas-centered programs, through the organization of HTEC conferences and other educational events.

  • Haas Automation, Inc.

    Haas is more than a machine, it’s a brand. One that stands for more than just a good price, or a one-time discount. Haas is about quality and craftsmanship – and the best service and support in the machine tool industry. Owners of Haas machines brag about machine performance, and say the ease-of-use is unbeatable. They also appreciate the upfront, transparent machine pricing Haas Automation offers its customers. And, because of Haas Automation’s commitment to education and the Haas Technical Education Center Network, manufacturing companies worldwide are more able to find skilled personnel qualified to run Haas machines.
    Haas Automation, Inc.

    Haas is more than a machine, it’s a brand. One that stands for more than just a good price, or a one-time discount. Haas is about quality and craftsmanship – and the best service and support in the machine tool industry. Owners of Haas machines brag about machine performance, and say the ease-of-use is unbeatable. They also appreciate the upfront, transparent machine pricing Haas Automation offers its customers. And, because of Haas Automation’s commitment to education and the Haas Technical Education Center Network, manufacturing companies worldwide are more able to find skilled personnel qualified to run Haas machines.

  • HFO (Haas Factory Outlet)

    There are more than 170 locally owned and operated Haas Factory Outlets (HFOs) worldwide – all dedicated to the sales, service, and support of Haas machine tools throughout industry and education. Service technicians are factory trained and certified to ensure machines are back up and running quickly, ensuring minimum downtime at any facility. Some HFOs have dedicated personnel to assist with specific education needs. Get out there and meet your team of HTEC liaisons today.
    HFO (Haas Factory Outlet)

    There are more than 170 locally owned and operated Haas Factory Outlets (HFOs) worldwide – all dedicated to the sales, service, and support of Haas machine tools throughout industry and education. Service technicians are factory trained and certified to ensure machines are back up and running quickly, ensuring minimum downtime at any facility. Some HFOs have dedicated personnel to assist with specific education needs. Get out there and meet your team of HTEC liaisons today.

  • Toni Neary

    As the Director of Education for Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Morris Group), Toni works at the local, district, and state levels to support advanced manufacturing programs in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.
    Toni Neary

    As the Director of Education for Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Morris Group), Toni works at the local, district, and state levels to support advanced manufacturing programs in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.

  • Carrie Lenzen

    As the Inside Sales and Marketing Manager for Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Phillips Group), Carrie works with event management to engage schools in the Haas Technical Education Center network, and provide the support needed to continue growth in the advanced manufacturing programs throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Northwestern Florida (Panhandle).
    Carrie Lenzen

    As the Inside Sales and Marketing Manager for Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Phillips Group), Carrie works with event management to engage schools in the Haas Technical Education Center network, and provide the support needed to continue growth in the advanced manufacturing programs throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Northwestern Florida (Panhandle).

  • Hope Riska

    As the Education and Events Administrator at Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Productivity Inc.) and Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Monktons Machine Tools), Hope puts a focus on manufacturing education by coordinating conferences and educational seminars, and acting as liaison between industry and education, in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Western Wisconsin.
    Hope Riska

    As the Education and Events Administrator at Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Productivity Inc.) and Haas Factory Outlet (a Division of Monktons Machine Tools), Hope puts a focus on manufacturing education by coordinating conferences and educational seminars, and acting as liaison between industry and education, in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Western Wisconsin.