McDowell Economic Development Association, Inc.


Ribbon Cutting - October 23, 2014
Ribbon Cutting - October 23, 2014

On October 23, 2014 the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center (UAMC) was dedicated and opened for business.  The UAMC was an innovative project that consolidated all of McDowell Technical Community Colleges manufacturing training programs into one 50,000 square foot facility located adjacent to McDowell Technical Community College and Interstate 40.  The training programs that are offered include machining, robotics, welding, HVAC, customized industry training and electronics. 

The mission of the UAMC facility is to provide the highest skill level of training to students for local employment.

The UAMC has a large conference room that can be subdivided into two rooms and is available to manufacturing for training or meeting purposes at no charge.  The facility also has training and classroom space available for company use.  To schedule or utilize the facility please contact UAMC/MTCC Receptionist at: 828-652-0619.