Located in Antigo, Wisconsin, NTC’s Wood Technology Center of Excellence is a one-of-a-kind, 27,000 square foot facility dedicated to preparing students for careers in the forest products and woodworking industry. Through a combination of cutting-edge technology and industry-driven curriculum, our graduates are ready for a field that boasts over one million jobs nationwide.
Industry Based Training
The Wood Technology Center of Excellence isn’t used exclusively for our academic programs. The facility also acts as a hub for high-quality, industry based training sessions for leading wood manufacturing companies. When a training need is identified, we develop a customized session and then bring in the right industry experts to facilitate it.
Examples of trainings include: Dry Kiln Operation, Hardwood Lumber and Log Inspection, CNC Router Operation, Moulder Technician Training, Softwood Lumber Inspection, and Custom Furniture Design & Construction.
Students use high-tech precision equipment, including Optimizing Ripsaws, which are designed to increase production, provide better feeding accuracy and maximize lumber yield.