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AOMC Facility Opening

The Appalachian Ohio Manufacturers’ Coalition (AOMC) officially opened a new manufacturing and business support center with a ribbon cutting ceremony, speakers, and a tour of the building and equipment. AOMC Facility Opening.

The Manufacturing Support Center (MSC) is located in the Broughton Industrial Park (Building 23) on Route 821 in Marietta, Ohio. The center will provide customized training programs and help companies innovate and provide technology that companies can utilize. The MSC will also provide additional resources to aid in the growth of manufacturing in the region.

AOMC Facility Opening

Over 200 people attended the opening ceremonies including representatives from Governor Mike Dewine, Senator JD Vance, and Representative Bill Johnson. Recognition certificates from each of their offices were presented during the ceremony. Senator Vance’s Representative quoted the Senator saying this was a “new era of innovation.”

Washington County Commissioner, Charlie Schilling was also in attendance. “This is an amazing opportunity for Southeast Ohio and Washington County,” said Schilling. “I see a partnership and building a workforce from within.”

The long-term goal is for the work of AOMC to extend beyond the Southeast Ohio region. “We want to serve as conduit for industry and education”, said AOMC President Linn Yost. “Our name is a misnomer—we want to build out our community beyond the six counties we currently serve.

AOMC Facility Opening

Some of the new equipment on-site at the MSC include:

ArcWorld 52

ArcWorld® 50 Series condenses the quality of the popular pre-engineered weld workcells to allow you to efficiently automate your smaller parts on this incredibly dynamic and robust workcell. The fast automated door offers nearly instantaneous access to processed parts in a single- or dual-station configuration. Positioner options allow you to turn parts to reach weldments on all sides with perfect coordinated motion.

Virago 700

The world of 3D printing is moving fast. IC3D needed a printer that could withstand the challenge of 24/7 printing with flexible & abrasive materials at high temperatures. We made one for ourselves, and now we are bringing that to you. The IC3D 700 brings reliable & consistent 3D printing of large objects from the widest variety of engineering-grade materials to be battle ready to tackle your most challenging missions.


The Haas VF-2 is a vertical machining center that is designed for precision milling and drilling operations in a wide range of materials, including metal, plastics, and composites. This machining center that is ideal for a wide range of milling and drilling applications in industries such as aerospace, automotive, and medical device manufacturing.

HAAS ST-25 w/ Auto Loader

The Haas ST-25 is a compact, high-performance CNC turning center that is designed for precision turning operations in a variety of materials, including steel, aluminum, and plastics. It is a versatile and reliable turning center that is ideal for a wide range of turning applications.

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