Thank you to our 2023 - 2024 Sponsors!

We extend our deepest gratitude to all our sponsors for their support. Their partnership propels us forward, enabling us to innovate, compete, and inspire. Together, we're shaping a future driven by passion, creativity, and technological advancement. 

2023-2024 Sponsors


Novelis is a leading global company in aluminum rolling and recycling, providing high-performance products for various industries. Committed to sustainability, Novelis focuses on increasing recycled content in its offerings, contributing to a circular economy. With expertise in automotive, beverage packaging, aerospace, and construction, Novelis is driving innovation and environmental stewardship in aluminum manufacturing. 


Boeing is a renowned aerospace company, recognized globally for its innovative aircraft and defense products. With a rich history spanning over a century, Boeing has been a pioneer in aviation, shaping the industry with groundbreaking technologies and advancements. From commercial airplanes to military aircraft and space exploration, Boeing continues to lead the way in engineering excellence, safety, and reliability. Through its diverse portfolio and commitment to innovation, Boeing remains at the forefront of shaping the future of aerospace. 


Bosch is a global engineering and technology company known for innovative solutions in automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. Founded in 1886, it's a leader in automotive components and industrial automation. Committed to sustainability, Bosch shapes the future with quality and reliability. 

Michigan Department of Education

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is the state agency responsible for overseeing public education in Michigan. Established to ensure high-quality education for all students, MDE develops and implements policies, standards, and initiatives to support schools, educators, and learners statewide. It works collaboratively with districts, educators, parents, and community stakeholders to improve student outcomes and advance educational equity. Through its various programs and initiatives, MDE aims to prepare students for success in college, careers, and citizenship, ultimately shaping the future of Michigan's workforce and society. 


ABB is a global technology company specializing in electrification, robotics, automation, and industrial digitalization. With a presence in over 100 countries, ABB delivers solutions for utilities, industry, transportation, and infrastructure sectors. Known for its innovation and sustainability, ABB provides products and services that improve energy efficiency, reliability, and productivity. From power grids to smart factories and electric mobility, ABB is shaping the future of industry and society with its cutting-edge technologies and expertise. 


Molex is a leading global provider of electronic solutions, specializing in connectors, cables, and interconnect solutions for various industries, including automotive, telecommunications, consumer electronics, and medical devices. Founded in 1938, Molex has established itself as an industry innovator, developing cutting-edge technologies that enable connectivity and data transmission in diverse applications. With a focus on quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction, Molex continues to drive innovation and shape the future of electronic connectivity across the globe. 

Gene Haas Foundation

The Gene Haas Foundation is a philanthropic organization dedicated to supporting education and workforce development in the manufacturing industry. Established by Gene Haas, the founder of Haas Automation, Inc., the foundation provides scholarships and grants to individuals and educational institutions to promote skills training and career opportunities in manufacturing and engineering. Through its initiatives, the Gene Haas Foundation aims to empower individuals with the skills and resources needed to succeed in the modern manufacturing workforce, ultimately contributing to the growth and innovation of the industry. 


The Department of Defense STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education and Outreach Program is an initiative aimed at promoting STEM literacy and fostering interest in STEM careers among students and educators. Through various programs, resources, and partnerships, DODSTEM provides opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning experiences, internships, and mentorship opportunities in STEM fields. By collaborating with schools, universities, and industry partners, DODSTEM works to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders and strengthen the nation's workforce in critical areas of science and technology. 


Aptiv is a global technology company specializing in automotive solutions and mobility innovations. Formerly known as Delphi Automotive, Aptiv focuses on developing advanced technologies for safer, greener, and more connected transportation systems. Their expertise lies in areas such as autonomous driving, electrification, vehicle architecture, and software development. Aptiv collaborates with automakers and mobility providers to deliver solutions that enhance vehicle safety, efficiency, and user experience. With a commitment to innovation and sustainability, Aptiv plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of mobility. 


Altair is a technology company specializing in simulation, high-performance computing, and data analytics. They provide software and services for product design and optimization across various industries. With a focus on simulation-driven design, Altair empowers organizations to innovate efficiently. 


The 3-Dimensional Services Group, comprising 3-Dimensional Services, 3-Dimensional Services Europe, Urgent Plastic Services, and Urgent Design & Manufacturing, provides rapid manufacturing services that enable it to engineer and construct functional prototype parts and low-to-medium volume production parts up to 70% faster than industry standards. Its capabilities encompass virtually all manufacturing processes, including CNC machining, stamping, laser cutting and welding, plastic injection molding, robotic and spot welding, waterjet, hydroforming, tube bending, vibration welding, casting and pattern fabrication, RIM tooling, SLA, and SLS rapid prototyping, among others.

Prime Energy

Prime Energy C.S. is a forward-thinking company that specializes in cutting-edge battery technology. They are known for their expertise in Lithium-ion batteries, which are celebrated for their high energy capacity, compact size, and lighter weight compared to traditional batteries. The company’s mission revolves around enhancing battery efficiency and promoting sustainable energy solutions.

Their services encompass a broad spectrum, including transitioning from lead-acid to more advanced battery systems, small-scale production lines for pilot projects, thermal management solutions, power conversion for marine applications, and consulting for prototype development. Operating out of Troy, Michigan, Prime Energy C.S. is at the forefront of battery innovation, contributing to a greener and more energy-efficient future.

Oakland University

The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Oakland University is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and innovation. It offers a diverse array of programs that span various disciplines within engineering and computer science. The school prides itself on providing a hands-on learning experience, where students engage in practical projects and research that prepare them for the challenges of the modern technological landscape. With a focus on interdisciplinary education and industry collaboration, the school equips students with the skills necessary to become leaders in their fields. The faculty’s dedication to research and teaching ensures that students receive a well-rounded education that is both rigorous and relevant to current industry needs. 

Perry's Pizza

Perry's Pizza is a local shop that is as good as it gets, an irresistible charm that draws both locals and visitors alike. With its cozy ambiance and friendly staff, this beloved pizzeria is more than just a place to grab a quick bite. From classic favorites like pepperoni and cheese to specialties like their BBQ Chicken, Perry's Pizza offers a culinary adventure that keeps patrons coming back for more, one delicious slice at a time.


FANUC Corporation is a global leader in factory automation, robotics, and CNC (Computer Numerical Control) systems. Founded in 1956 in Japan, FANUC has established itself as a pioneer in industrial robotics and automation technology. The company provides a wide range of products and services, including industrial robots, CNC systems, factory automation solutions, and maintenance services. FANUC's robotics and automation solutions are utilized across various industries such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, and manufacturing, helping companies increase productivity, improve quality, and reduce costs. With a commitment to innovation and reliability, FANUC continues to shape the future of manufacturing and automation worldwide. 


Stellantis is one of the world's leading automotive manufacturers, formed through the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Groupe PSA in January 2021. With a rich history spanning multiple iconic brands such as Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot, Citroën, and Opel/Vauxhall, Stellantis has a diverse portfolio of vehicles serving customers globally. The company is committed to shaping the future of mobility through innovation, sustainability, and technological advancement. Stellantis aims to leverage its combined expertise, resources, and global presence to address the evolving challenges and opportunities in the automotive industry, while continuing to deliver exceptional vehicles and experiences to its customers. 

Rochester Community Schools

Rochester Community Schools (RCS) is a public school district located in Rochester, Michigan, serving students from preschool through twelfth grade. Committed to academic excellence, RCS offers a comprehensive educational experience that prepares students for success in college, careers, and beyond. The district consists of several elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools, each providing a rigorous curriculum, extracurricular activities, and support services to meet the diverse needs of its student population. With a focus on innovation, collaboration, and community engagement, Rochester Community Schools strives to inspire and empower students to achieve their full potential and become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.

FEDS Friends and Families

Friends and Families of the FEDS is a support network comprising of parents, relatives, and community members, this group provides essential support and resources to ensure the success of the FEDS robotics program. Their contributions range from fundraising and logistical support to mentorship and encouragement for team members. By fostering a strong sense of community and collaboration, Friends and Families of the FEDS play a vital role in empowering students to excel in robotics competitions and STEM education, while also promoting teamwork, leadership, and innovation. 

Thank you to our 2022-2023 Sponsors!