A state of the art manufacturing facility is headed to Warner Robins by late 2018.
A release from the Robins Regional Chamber says the Advance Technology and Training Center (ATTC) is a place where people can train and test new technologies without interrupting aircraft maintenance production.
“Middle Georgia has a long and strong relationship with the Unites States Air Force, and I couldn't be more supportive or proud of the Air Force's decision to bring a new Advanced Technology and Training Center (ATTC) to Warner Robins,” said U.S. Rep. Austin Scott.
The release says the center will provide opportunities for students in local high schools and community colleges.
"We don't have anything like this," says Warner Robins Mayor, Randy Toms. "I mean, it's just really an exciting project for Warner Robins, the Air Force base, and for us all to partner together with the schools and everything."
“The Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center is a big win for Robins Air Force Base and Middle Georgia,” said Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander. “It's the first of its kind and having it located in Warner Robins makes it a great avenue for community collaboration.”
Robins Regional Chamber President April Bragg confirmed to WMAZ that the ATTC would occupy the former Publix building on Russell Parkway.
"This center will enable Robins Air Force Base and Middle Georgia to strengthen ties to work together in order to solve the Department of Defense's most difficult challenges and educate the current and future industry experts to ensure our air superiority," said Thomas Fisher, director of Engineering and Technical Management for the Air Force Sustainment Center.
The release says the center will allow the staff to work collaboratively to foster...
- Innovative thinking
- Increase education and training
- Put state-of-the-art manufacturing