Welcome to the Manufacturing and Applied Technology Center
Everything around you right now was manufactured by someone, somewhere. From the computer you are using, to the shoes you are wearing, and all the modern conveniences that surround you, all were made using Manufacturing Technology.
- Contrary to popular belief and the media, manufacturing is Alive and Well in the United States.
- While many low skilled jobs have moved overseas, productivity gains have also created new opportunities for high tech workers in manufacturing.
- Demographic shifts are causing an enormous worker shortage in high tech manufacturing. Baby-Boomers are retiring at the rate of 10,000 a day leaving many manufacturing jobs unfilled.
Come explore the many career opportunities available in Manufacturing!
We are the Manufacturing and Applied Technology Center
The MATC is a 26,000 square foot, manufacturing training facility on COCC's Redmond Campus.
Since 2001, the MATC has been creating the employees of tomorrow for Central Oregon manufacturers.
At the MATC you can study Welding, CNC Machining, Manual Machining, Quality Control, and Industrial Maintenance
We teach using our
Self Paced Learning Environment, providing flexible and practical coursework for our students