Mishicot High School received $100,000 in new Haas manufacturing equipment from D&S Machine in Luxemburg

On Wednesday, August 8th at Mishicot High School, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Nowak, owners of D&S Machine Service of Luxemburg presented Mishicot High School with a donation of new milling equipment in the amount of $105,690.00.  

The new equipment includes:

1. A Hass CNC Toolroom Lathe

2. A Hass Mini VMC

3. A Multipurpose Milling Machine

4. 2 3 Axis Digital Read out metal Lathes

5. 2 Haas Simulators

Mishicot High School has established itself as a leader in providing students with a strong Career and
Technical Education (CTE) experience.  We provide opportunities for Youth Apprenticeship placements
in multiple career fields including manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, education and construction. 
Paul Orlich, Superintendent of Mishicot School District, explained “We are creating opportunities and
partnership with business to supply them with a workforce to continue to ensure that our area business
prosper. “ Orlich said “If the kids don’t have access to the newest manufacturing tools then we are
unable to interest them to pursue a career in the industry, with this contribution, it enables Mishicot to
have that ability. Mishicot High School is very fortunate to have been chosen by D & S Machine Service
to have this opportunity to provide more relevant educational experiences for their students.
Progress Lakeshore a partner with Mishicot School District stated that getting students to have hands on
experience on the news equipment, shows the students how those skills may translate into a career, is
imperative. Seeing this contribution of manufacturing equipment is a significant step in moving Mishicot
High School forward as a leader in providing new innovative manufacturing education to our

A huge thank you to D&S Machine Service and Hass for their contribution to support manufacturing in
Manitowoc County.

Pictured (from left to right) Lorinda Tulachka- Progress Lakeshore, Bob Shimek - School Board,
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Nowak owners of D & S Machine Serivice, Paul Orlich - Superintendent of Schools,
Judy Ferry - School Board, and Brennen Mickelson - Technical Education Teacher.