LCCC Steps Into Manufacturing
The Advanced Manufacturing and Material Center at Laramie County Community College is anticipated to open March 2023.
Growing the manufacturing industry is an economic development priority for Cheyenne, Laramie County and Wyoming. LCCC is in the process of renovating 14,200 square feet of existing space on campus in order to offer key training areas supporting this industry.
The College will offer both credit and non-credit programming leading to skill development, industry certifications, and college credentials. Specific skills taught include:
- Lean Manufacturing
- Mill and Lathe Operations
- 3-D Modeling
- Project Management
- Coordinate Measurement Machine
- Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, CNC mill and turning
- Additive manufacturing
- And more
There will be a ZSpace available for training in virtual and augmented reality.
In addition, the center will offer a Concept Forge (fabrication lab) to enable new entrepreneur the ability to prototype their product ideas.
Grant funding may be available to businesses through the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. More information can be found at: Workforce Development Training Fund.