July 29, 2011 | fawcettl
Ford Motor Company TechShop, a membership based workshop that provides members affordable access to industrial tools & equipment, have announced a collaborative effort in the city of Detroit called TechShop Detroit. The Detroit studio will feature over $1 million in high-tech equipment and include everything from top-quality prototyping tools and industrial-grade sewing and textile equipment to laser cutting, welding and machine shop-type gear. As part of the arrangment Ford will incorporate a first-of-its-kind "Innovation Exchange" with the nonprofit organization AutoHarvest. Ford and TechShop will preview the facility this week during Maker Faire Detroit, held July 30-31, 2011 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn.