The John T. Blong Technology Center (BTC) is a hub for training of current employees as well as students entering the job market. Employers can send employees to the center for specialized training or work with one of our professionals to customize training at their site. The BTC houses eight labs for high-tech manufacturing training in machining, welding, computers, pneumatics/hydraulics, instrumentation and drafting. Programs offered at the center are self-paced and modular, with lab hours ranging from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. The large lobby includes an information desk and access to a number of labs and classrooms.