Manufacturing Technology

The Manufacturing Technology curriculum provides an introduction to the principles and practices of manufacturing in today’s global marketplace. The student will be exposed to valuable high-tech concepts applicable in a variety of industries such as plastics, metals, furniture, textiles, and electronics.

Students will gain real-world knowledge in manufacturing management practices, manufacturing materials and processes, research and development, and quality assurance. Course work will include machining processes, CAD/CAM, CNC principles, and other computerized production techniques.

Graduates should qualify for employment as a manufacturing technician, quality assurance technician, CAD/CAM technician, team leader, or research and development technician. The student will be able to advance in the workplace and develop with new technologies.

Manufacturing Technology Degree Graduation Plan

Computer Integrated Machining Technology Certificate

Energy Management Systems Technology Certificate

Industrial Networks Certificate

Manufacturing Automation Technology Certificate

Manufacturing Management and Operations Certificate

Robotic Welding Certificate

Sustainable Manufacturing Technology Certificate


Gainful Employment Data (2012-2013)

Energy Managemnt Systems Technology Certificate

Management and Operations Certificate

Manufacturing Automation Technology Certificate

Sustainable Manufacturing Certificate


Faculty Contact:

Dr. Stan Garren
Business and Technology Instructor
Edgecombe Community College
2009 W. Wilson St.
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-5166, ext. 287