Alabama Technology Network - Gadsden

Located in the Bevill Center on the East Broad Campus, ATN-Gadsden is a partner of Gadsden State. As a unit of the Alabama Community College System, its key mission is to improve economic development through (1) workforce development and (2) technical/technological assistance to existing business and industry. Linking business, higher education, and the government allow it to identify needs and deliver state-of-the-art solutions to companies and their present and future workforces.

With a staff of seven nationally credentialed engineers and support technicians, ATN-Gadsden assists about 150 companies annually in the areas shown below. Technology and manufacturing labs for both student and industry use are available in the facility. For more information, call 256.549.8164 or visit the office or the website at The following is a partial list of the technology focus areas:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Environmental Systems
  • Practical Energy
  • Automated Control
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Quality Systems Engineering
  • CAM AND CNC Machining
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Safety
  • Electronic Networks
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Team Building/Supervision/

Industrial Leadership

Training and Assistance Formats

  • Apprenticeship Assistance
  • System Implementation and Process Improvement
  • Assessments and Engineering Studies
  • Vendor-Sponsored Demos
  • Custom Designed Projects
  • Workshops, Seminars
  • Problem-Solving Assistance