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    Where the future of industry is happening today
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    The UNI MCC is home to the most technologically advanced additive manufacturing and design lab in the United States.
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    Foundry Education

    UNI's manufacturing technology degree is North America's highest ranked foundry educational program.
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About us.

The University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology, and technical business assistance. For more than 25 years, the we have pushed the boundaries on education and research to enhance the metal casting industry. 

Two facilities allow us to enhance research and testing.The materials research and foundry focused site is located in the Information Technology Center (ITC) on campus at UNI. The additive manufacturing center featuring North America’s largest 3D printer is located at Cedar Valley TechWorks in Waterloo.

Our efforts and projects link university-grade research, resources, and students to private sector applications.

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70+

Industry-funded projects have been completed

89%

Placement rate for UNI Metal Casting graduates

17%

Metal Casting experts make 17% more than non-manufacturing industries

90%

Of all manufactured durable goods contain metal castings

Testimonials.

Hear what industry leaders say about us!