MOORESVILLE – NASCAR Technical Institute celebrated the launch of its new CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining Technology Program on July 26.
The program, a first of its kind for NASCAR Tech, gives students the high-tech skills they need to start a career as a computerized numerical control technician.
Highly trained CNC technicians use computer programming to develop precision components used in multiple industries, including aviation, motorsports, aerospace and medical manufacturing.
The NASCAR Tech program was developed in partnership with CNC engineering expert Roush Yates Engines.
The celebration included remarks by Mayor Miles Atkins; Doug Yates, CEO of Roush Yates Engines; and Jennifer Bergeron, NASCAR Tech campus president.
Attendees toured the CNC machining lab and saw demonstrations of how the technology works.