UMaine’s Advanced Manufacturing Center a resource to Maine businesses


The Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) at the University of Maine is a first-class resource for businesses and entrepreneurs. Each year, the AMC produces dozens of prototypes for industries, inventors, and small businesses. The AMC provides product prototyping services, consultation, product research, product testing, and commercialization services. Want to add the latest engineering and manufacturing technologies to your business? The AMC has state-of-the art tools available for use, including 3-D printing and laser scanning, CNC machining, metal cutting, and more. In partnership with MTI, a non-profit organization offering competitive business innovation grants and seed grants, the AMC helps small businesses and entrepreneurs obtain early-stage capital. These partnerships are critical to help entrepreneurs develop and commercialize their products. In this video, Director John Belding talks about the benefits of partnering with the AMC and the invaluable experience students gain working at the facility. To learn more visit

UMaineMatters is a collection of testimonials showcasing the resources and services offered by the University of Maine and its partners. UMaine helps new and existing businesses, connects entrepreneurs with industry experts, and supports innovation that grows Maine’s economy and benefits our communities. To view more UMaineMatters videos, visit