About Us

The Akron CNC Training Center was founded in an effort to satisfy the need for qualified machinist for the Akron area and the surrounding community.  The Akron CNC Training Center teamed up with The Cleveland Industrial Training Center to help with this growing need.

All of the Akron CNC Training Center instructors are well-qualified machine operators and programmers who combine their experience and knowledge with a desire to teach.

Training Center classes and lab projects will be conducted in Hawk Manufacturing. This follows the model of the Cleveland Industrial Training Center.

Akron CNC Training Center/Learning Center is registered with the State Board of Career Colleges and Schools Registration #93-04-1357T and 93-04-1357LC

Our Team

Laurie Norval

School Director

is the school director.  She graduated from University of Akron with a degree in Communication.  She became the Machining Technology Representative for Summit, Portage and Medina Counties promoting and assisting all machining programs in the area.  Subsequently, she was hired by the Akron Machining Institute where she was the Director of Admissions.  With a desire to help the public gain employment and industry gain employees, she started ACTC along with Lee Combs.  Helping students learn a skill trade providing the opportunity for lifelong employment is her motivation.

Michael Scarpitti

Lead Instructor
Michael has been with ACTC since we opened.  Prior to instructing at ATCT, Mike taught at Akron Machining Institute for 13 years.  He started his career as a machinist and earned his Journeyman’s Certificate.  He gets enjoyment from passing his knowledge along with our course material to our students.

Scott Park

Instructor
Scott is an industry professional with 25 years experience in CNC machining.  He progressed from being a CNC machinist with manual experience to becoming a lead machinist.  He went on to be promoted to positions such as supervisor, plant manager and programmer.

Akron CNC training supported by:

ADVANCED CHEMICAL     AKRON INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY    B & G SUPPLY    BOECKER & COMPANY LTD.

CLINTON ALUMINUM & STAINLESS     CORNERSTONE FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC.     COSAR MOLD

DOOSAN CORPORATION     EWART-OHLSON     GREAT LAKES INDUSTRIAL KNIFE     HM TECHNOLOGY/FADAL

INDUSTRIAL TUBE & STEEL     INGERSOLL CUTTING TOOLS     JB MANUFACTURING     JR’S TOOL CRIB

J&M EQUIPMENT     JAY-EM AEROSPACE     JERGENS INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY     KROMHARD TWIST DRILL

METAL CUTTING SPECIALISTS     NORTH CANTON TOOL COMPANY     OHIO INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY

RESSE TOOL & SUPPLY COMPANY     S.C. MANUFACTURING     SUMMIT MACHINE     TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

TRI-CO TOOL     WINPRO INDUSTRIES

Get In Touch.

If you are interested in the exciting world of CNC, give us a call!

330-475-7672