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Community Investment Program - Giving Back to Local Organizations


Our Community Investment Program allows the employees and staff here at Plouse, to give back to our community through sponsorships, creating parts for not-for-profit organizations and much more. This year, we are sponsoring the Palmyra FIRST Robotics Team 2539 from Palmyra Area High School, in Pennsylvania.

Palmyra Area High School FIRST Robotics Team 2539
The Palmyra FIRST Robotics Team 2539 consists of 16 students and 4 mentors. The 2009 competition is Team 2539's second year of involvement with FIRST Robotics Competition. At the 2008 competition, hosted in Philadelphia, Team 2539 placed 19 out of 44 and were presented the Rookie Inspirational Award and the Highest Rookie Seed Award. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a unique varsity sport of the mind, designed to help high-school-aged young people discover how interesting and rewarding the life of engineers and researchers can be. Each team is given a 6 week build period, to prepare for the March 19-21 FIRST Robotics Competition in Philadelphia.


FIRST, (USFIRST.org) which stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” is a not-for-profit public charity. The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders. By engaging students in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, FIRST inspires innovation and fosters well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. A network of over 85,000 volunteers and 3,500 corporations, educational, and professional institutions make FIRST happen.

Giving Back
Plouse Precision Manufacturing has a relentless commitment to success for every client and to our community. We stand behind every product 100% with over 50 years of quality, innovation and problem solving experience, and we are proud to stand behind our community as well. This is our way of showing that we understand the importance of technical education, not only in our business, but also in the region. In addition to the Palmyra FIRST Robotics Team 2539, we also sponsor the Lancaster County Vo-Tech Program, and serve on the Advisory Committee at Dauphin County Vo-Tech's Machine Shop.