The High Technology Training Center (CENALTEC, by its Spanish initials) unveiled the commemorative plate to celebrate the first 100,000 graduates from different courses that throughout more than 20 years have taught.

During the ceremony, Javier Corral, governor of the State of Chihuahua, granted recognition to the mechatronic engineer Marcos Eligio de Leon Luevano, for being graduate number 100 thousand of this system, who additionally received a scholarship to continue his training in the area of his choice.

Javier Corral said that thanks to the encouragement his Government has given CENALTEC, during the two years and a half of his administration 49,914 students have graduated, same number registered since 2000 to 2016.

“This goal makes us are very excited because, in addition of talking about the Technological Development Support Institute (INADET, by its Spanish initials) training units, it tells us about our students’ great potential,” he noted.

The head of the state executive congratulated CENALTEC personnel, not only for reaching that goal, but because they have evolved committed and innovating and as years passed by, they have expanded their educational offer efficiently answering the needs of the different industrials sectors.

I consider that this work is key even for investors attraction: “I must say that it is one of our strong cards when seeking to attract new companies to the State, because we show them the educational offer from different sheds in which they can train the personnel according to their processes and needs,” 

He explained that scholarships in these centers, located in Ciudad Juarez, Cuauhtemoc and Parral, are part of the incentives offered what has resulted very attractive for companies.

It was also highlighted that training young people receive at the Center not only impact their professional development and life quality, it also helps companies in which they work to increase their competitiveness level through substantial improvement of operative techniques.

Meanwhile, Alejandra de la Vega Arizpe, secretary of Innovation and Economic Development, said that they have to be grateful with those that made possible the beginning and consolidation of CENALTEC from the first students registered 20 years ago in the first courses, to learn about the use of high level tooling.

After receiving the recognition as CENALTEC graduate number 100,000, Marcos Eligio de Leon highlighted the importance of having this type of institutions which train them for work.

He explained that he personally took several courses that will help him specialize in computer-aided drawing, which allows modeling different types of parts and assemblies.