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We continuously improve our Manufacturing programs so you can connect to emerging jobs in the area or around the globe. Our goal is to maintain the highest level of instruction and the best technology available to prepare you for those new opportunities.

Our department is divided into four programs:

  • Tooling and Manufacturing
  • Plastics
  • Quality Science
  • Welding

A focus on innovation

Our programs focus on the application of high-tech production equipment, software and techniques to achieve cost savings and quality in the manufacturing, service and distribution industries.

Career outlook

We prepare learners to pursue careers in the manufacturing and service industries and to increase the knowledge of manufacturing professionals and technical staff who wish to contribute to enhancing industrial competition.

Our graduates find a variety of employment opportunities in the areas of weld tech, facilities layout, process development, product development, quality control, technical sales and warehousing. Graduates are eligible for articulation into a variety of baccalaureate degree programs.

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Randall Dragstra
I have had a great experience while at GRCC, especially with the hands-on learning that I get to do. I also love the opportunity to meet other students and make friends along the way.
Randall Dragstra, Manufacturing alum

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