iFlex Lab outside rendering

Ivy Tech’s new iFlex Lab will be located immediately east of the existing building on the Elkhart campus.

iFlex Lab outside rendering

ELKHART — Construction is under way on the new Ivy Tech iFlex Lab, a facility that will help transform Elkhart County and make the area a national leader in advanced manufacturing.

That was the consensus Wednesday morning at the official groundbreaking on the Ivy Tech campus in Elkhart, where leaders from the community college and the community at large celebrated the impact they foresee, as well as how fast the project, proposed last summer, is moving.

Ivy Tech iFlex Lab inside

Construction of Ivy Tech Community College’s iFlex Lab has begun on the school’s Elkhart campus. The facility will be used for advanced manufacturing training.

Ivy Tech iFlex Lab inside

iFlex Lab groundbreaking

Though construction had already begun, officials “broke ground” for the new iFlex Lab at Ivy Tech in Elkhart on Wednesday.

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