ACC’s New Tech Center Plays Host to Makers Guild Open House, Meeting

Celebrate the Maker Community is the theme for a wide-ranging open house and meeting of the Alamance Makers Guild, hosted by Alamance Community College at its new Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC).

The public is invited to tour the AATC, see hands-on projects created by Alamance County artists, and hear from special guest speakers. This Alamance Makers Guild event is planned for Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6:30-9 p.m.

The Advanced Applied Technology Center (AATC) is a state-of-the-art facility that houses five tech programs: Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Computer-Integrated Machining Technology, Air Conditioning-Heating-Refrigeration, Automotive Systems Technology, and Welding Technology. It opened its doors to students last fall.

Sponsoring this event with Alamance Makers Guild are Alamance Community College, STEAM Junction Makerspace and Maker Faire Burlington.

Speaking on behalf of the Alamance Makers Guild initiative are:

  • Ian Baltutis, Mayor of Burlington
  • Andrew Heine, Founder of Classadoo, and former coder for Uber self-driving cars and SpaceX
  • Alec Poteat, Alamance Community College graduate

Questions? Contact or find Alamance Makers Guild on Facebook.

Everyone is welcome to this free, family friendly event.