Penn State’s digital foundry at new kensington



The Penn State Digital Foundry at New Kensington is more than a state-of-the-art facility. It is a regional hub for innovation, creative thinking, problem solving, learning, and collaboration. We are committed to support the growth and economic health of our region through education and training, accelerating and de-risking adoption of digital/smart manufacturing technologies, and bringing exposure to the latest in digital technologies to Southwestern Pennsylvania and our rustbelt communities.



Target Audience: Small, Medium Manufacturers (Machine & Fabrication Focus)

Focus Area: Education and Workforce Development

  • CESMII SM and Factory Simulator Training
  • SM Training for Shop-floor personnel
  • Continuing Education Focus


Smart Manufacturing hands-on demonstration lab, 2,800 sq. ft. high-bay & technology lab, 1,000 sq. ft. computer lab with engineering workstations and industrial software. 

“The CESMII team, much like the Digital Foundry team, is coming at their mission around smart manufacturing from the perspective of team members who have lived through the challenges and benefits of implementing these technologies in real-world manufacturing environments. We share a common mission to leverage smart manufacturing to bring business value to manufactures of all sizes, and we also speak a common language around the technology and value and believe this will be a very positive relationship focused on results.”

Sherri McCleary
Executive Director, Digital Foundry at New Kensington
Digital Foundry 
855 5th Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068

Phone: 724-472-1199

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