Community Involvement

Dual Enrollment Academy (Waukesha County Technical Institute)

Trace is founding corporate member and key architect of the Dual Enrollment Program (DEP). The DEP provides high school seniors with an opportunity to jump-start their careers in highly sought after manufacturing roles. The DEP’s structure facilitates the completion of the successful enrollees’ high school diploma, earning of college credits as well as industry recognized certifications. The academy features programs in Tool and Die/CNC machining, Welding/Fabrication, Robotics and Printing/Publishing with more programs in the works.

CNC Machine Shop

BEAST Robotics

Trace provides support and mentoring for the Elmbrook School District’s FIRST Robotics team. FIRST Robotics is a unique varsity sport of the mind where high school age participants collaborate with real world professionals to concept, design and build a functional robot to complete a defined activity. Each year the completed robots compete to see which teams design works the best. The entire process exposes young people to real world cross function and interdisciplinary problem solving and well as teaching how to collaborate and compete with a common goal in mind.

Beast 2016

Volunteer Activity

Trace-A-Matic’s business leaders believe in servitude and giving back to their community. As God’s word tells us in

1 Peter 4:10

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”

Trace’s culture embodies this principle. Each employee is encouraged to give back to the community through their church or charity of choice. For those employees who have taken the extra initiative to serve a Not-For-Profit organization as a leader or help to organize volunteering activities within Trace, Trace willingly steps in to help monetarily. Here are just a few of the charities Trace has teamed up together to support:

  • Milwaukee Rescue Mission
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundations
  • American Lung Association

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