The Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing is a $40 million transformative investment that will have a $431 million impact on the economy in ten years. It will be made possible through the resourceful combination of public financing and philanthropic investment from generous supporters.
Voters in OTC’s taxing district made the decision in April 2018 to invest in the Robert W. Plaster Center for Advanced Manufacturing by approving a five cent property tax increase. OTC is building on this with a capital campaign led by the OTC Foundation.
Now is the time to invest in the future of southwest Missouri and inspire our students and local industry with a spectacular new space where they will collaborate, create, and dream—space that optimizes processes, integrates emerging technologies and discovers next-generation capabilities.