Chattahoochee Technical College celebrated the opening of its $8,905,000 Center for Advanced Manufacturing at the North Metro Campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held last Thursday in conjunction with the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce.

Located in the center of campus, the 20,001-square-foot Center for Advanced Manufacturing will house the college’s Precision Machining and Manufacturing program and the Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Technology program. This facility also features high-tech computer labs and robotics. Non-credit skilled workforce training in industrial maintenance will be available for local industry in this facility through the college’s Office of Economic Development.

Featured speakers at the ribbon-cutting ceremony included Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development Executive Director Melinda Lemmon and Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Director Matthew Thomas. Also delivering remarks were Scott Gordon of Clark Patterson Lee, and Mark Whitney, of Gay Construction. Representing the college in this ceremony were Chattahoochee Tech President Dr. Ron Newcomb and Chattahoochee Tech Vice President David Simmons.

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