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Machine Tool Technology
Machine Tool Technology

Look around. Everything from the cars and motorcycles on the road to the appliances in our homes have something in common: they are made of parts manufactured with the skill and knowledge of machine tool professionals.

This region has a strong connection with the tool and die cast industry. There is a large concentration of die cast companies in our area partially due to the automotive industry. As the industry becomes more reliant on computerized production processes, companies are looking for well-trained, knowledgeable individuals to hire for well-paying jobs.

If you are interested in a high-tech career where you can be an important part of the manufacturing process, look to the Machine Tool Technology program at Lake Michigan College to provide you with the skills and experience you'll need.


Career Information

With an education in machine tool technology, you have a wide variety of possible careers from which to choose in this high-tech industry including:

  • Machining tool operators
  • Tool and die maker
  • Machinist
  • CNC programmer
  • Mold maker
  • CNC operator
  • Machine builder.. read more
Classroom Experience

Lake Michigan College's Machine Tool Technology program gives you hands-on experience with the equipment found in today's work place. Through activities in the machine tool lab, you will practice the coordination and technical skills needed on the machines. Along with assigned bookwork, you will be working on up-to-date manual and computerized equipment.

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