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CONTROLS, a leader in the production of testing equipment and tools for the civil engineering sector, has established a partnership with the Politecnico di Milano
and the Politecnico di Milano have established a three-year partnership, due to start this coming academic year. The agreement was signed by CONTROLS CEO Andrea Certo (Alumnus 1992 of the Politecnico di Milano) and by the university chancellor Ferruccio Resta.
This alliance brings together two areas of excellence to help the potential of the Italian industry and academic world to emerge on an international level. CONTROLS operates in 121 countries all over the world and is in constant contact with the main stakeholders in the sector worldwide.
The partnership includes some key features. CONTROLS will be sponsoring a course focusing solely on experimentation with materials and structures in the Civil Engineering sector. CONTROLS will donate equipment suitable for developing experimental material characterization techniques, optimising drive systems as well as analysing and engineering test systems. There will be a promotion of test activities aimed at developing a universal hi-tech controller for dynamic testing machines for building materials.