The Fighting Pi appreciates our sponsors. Listed below are all of Team 1718's sponsors.

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Ford is a family company, one that spans the globe and has shared ideals. We value service to each other and the world as much as to our customers. Generations have made their memories with us and included us in their hopes and dreams. After 117 years, we’re used to adapting to and leading change. That’s why we’re evolving to focus on services, experiences and software as well as vehicles.

Armada Fair's mission is to create an environment for a yearly community reunion whereby an opportunity is provided to celebrate achievement; to promote and provide education about agriculture, to build our youth into productive citizens, and to offer entertainment celebrating the traditional values of the community. We will accomplish this through prudent and fiscally responsible management practices.

Armada Area Schools Tiger Logo

 It is the mission of the Armada Area Schools to provide all students a dynamic learning environment in order to cultivate a mindset for academic excellence and social growth

Armada Lions Club Logo

The Armada Lions Club members meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief - to serve their community.  Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects - including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry, and aiding seniors and the disabled.

Armada Rubber Logo

 Since 1947, Armada Rubber has applied innovative thinking in order to conserve materials, reduce production time, meet critical delivery deadlines and maintain the superior quality that is required by today’s competitive market.

Wahl Aviaries Logo

  Wahl Apiaries is a Honeybee operation that provides nucs to start a hive and also sells honey and queens. Wahl Apiaries teaches new beekeepers how to take care of their hives to ensure that honeybees can maintain their important role in the ecosystem.

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Dick and Norma are the founders of NuStep, LLC, a leading global provider of recumbent cross trainers used in healthcare, senior living and rehabilitation settings. Dick is also a medical pioneer with his design of the heart/lung machine for cardiac bypass surgery. 

Goretski Farms Logo

Goretski Farms is a 120-acre farm that houses a full-sized horse-riding arena. This local working farm is owned and operated by Dave and Sarah Goretski and prepares, plants, and harvests mainly soybeans, hay, and corn crops.

Macomb Mobile Tech Experts Logo

Macomb Mobile Tech Experts is a team of specialists dedicated to assisting you with any technology-related issues you may be having! Macomb Mobile Tech Experts were founded with one goal in mind: to provide low-cost, technological solutions for our local community. From virus removals to screen replacements, custom computer builds to game console repair, we can do it all. We also offer a BUY/SELL/TRADE service, inclusive of a variety of items such as computers, phones, tablets, gaming consoles, and more! 

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Laminair Systems is a full-service manufacturer of blow-off and feather duster systems for Industrial Applications and Automotive paint shops worldwide.

DCS Waterjet Fab & Machining Logo

During DCS’s many years in business, we have logged thousands of hours of water jet cutting time for a long list of industries including automotive, aerospace, architectural, defense, fabrication, and prototyping. Serving Southeast Michigan and Metro Detroit areas with Efficiency and Precision In Every Job!! 

Special Forces Assoiciation Logo

The mission of the Michael F. May Memorial Chapter is to unite all persons who are currently or have been assigned to the United States Army Special Forces. The chapter works to perpetuate the Special Forces traditions; to commemorate fittingly, the memory of Special Forces troops who have given or shall give their lives in defense of the Free World; to educate its members and the citizens of the United States in the development of Special Forces and to keep them aware of new developments in the field of Special Forces as is consistent with security regulations

Wyatt Performance & Fab, LLC Logo

Wyatt Performace & Fabrication offers Automotive & Truck Repair, fabrication, sandblasting and powder coating.

Krause Veterinary Clinic Logo

Krause Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Armada, MI. The professional and courteous staff at Krause Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients which include dogs and cats.

Capozzo & Sons Excavating Logo

Capozzo and Sons Excavating, Inc. started in 1970 as Capozzo's Grading and Dozing, at that time we strictly did bulldozer work. It was founded by the current president Tony Capozzo, who is still very active in the business today. In 1992, we became incorporated and changed from a grading to a complete excavating company capable of providing many different services.

Richmond Rotary Logo

The Richmond Rotary Club of Michigan meets weekly, allowing members to enjoy fellowship, share and enrich their knowledge, and expand and multiply their efforts to give back to their community and those in need throughout the world. There is an avenue of service that is just right for you!

James Ferrari & Sons Sharpening Service Logo

James Ferrari and Sons, Inc. strives for the ideal customer experience. Whether we are providing our high quality sharpening service or supplying you with products and equipment you need for your home or business use. Customer Satisfaction is our Highest Priority. James Ferrari and Sons is a family-owned company that was founded by James Ferrari, Sr. in 1913. Giacomo “James” Ferrari was born in a small town in northern Italy called Pinzolo, where his parents were farmers. It was there he learned and mastered his sharpening trade.

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Logo

The National Defense Industrial Association drives strategic dialogue in national security by identifying key issues and leveraging the knowledge and experience of its military, government, industry, and academic members to address them.

Schember Logo

The Schember Family has been involved in the Fighting Pi for many years. They have had 2 members that have gone through the entire FIRST program. We are proud to welcome them to our list of sponsors. 

ABB Logo

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries

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DoD STEM’s mission is to inspire, cultivate, and develop exceptional STEM talent through a continuum of opportunities to enrich our current and future Department of Defense workforce poised to tackle evolving defense technological challenges.

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Chances are you already know Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). That’s because we have a long history with some of the world’s most famous brands. We are passionate about our brands and do whatever it takes to make sure they evolve to meet customer expectations and demands. We’re smart and strategic with our decisions. We learn and adapt every day. We’re nimble in response to change, and purposefully disrupt the status quo. We work with excitement and spirit, with a respect for our heritage and the courage to move forward on the vision we have for tomorrow.

Michigan Department of Education

The Michigan Department of Education is a state agency of Michigan, in the United States. The MDE oversees public school districts in the state. The department is governed by the State Board of Education. 

MNP Corportation Logo

MNP Corporation meets today’s modern fastening needs. From automotive, industrial, rail, and ship building to defense, medical, and agricultural, MNP can provide the fastener solution for any critical or standard application

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Achatz's mission is to find the best and healthiest products for you and the planet: fruits, sugar, milk, butter, flour, etc. Our customers value and love our pies because  of the freshness and high quality. They trust that the ingredients we bring into our Bake House to make our pies are free of toxic agro-chemicals, raised humanely and respectfully, and that the farmers we work with are faithful stewards, rebuilding and regenerating the soil, which contributes to clean water and air for the long term sustainability of our planet.