Gateway Technical College – integrated Manufacturing & Engineering Technology Center (iMET)

Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Building on nearly 20-years of partnership with Gateway, over the 10 months leading up to the expanded iMET Center opening, SC Johnson contributed $1.7 million to support the iMET Center expansion.  SC Johnson’s philanthropic contributions focus areas are education and community economic development, and this project is a perfect example of an effort that supports both.  The 18,000 SF project features the College’s first Fab Lab, focused on industrial design and rapid prototyping; Gateway’s engineering technology education programs; and CNC and welding and fabrication boot camp accelerated training.

GTC will use the space to provide skilled labor training primarily for the manufacturing industry.  Building is steel framed construction with non-bearing exterior precast panels.  Footprint includes a large high-bay space which will house training machinery.  A portion of the footprint includes a 2nd floor for classroom and conference room areas.


  • 2013 Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, Build Wisconsin Award


  • Size: 18,000 SF
  • Architect: Partners in Design