North Alabama has a rich metalworking heritage dating back to the small iron furnaces of the early 1800’s. Today, numerous primary and secondary metal manufacturers are forging their success in North Alabama.
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) has accredited 15 precision machine tool technology programs in Alabama. Currently, Alabama is one of only five states with 10 or more. North Alabama is home to the following nine NIMS nationally accredited programs:
Additional NIMS registered programs in North Alabama include:
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