Northampton Community College’s (NCC) Emerging Technology Applications Center (ETAC) is the recipient of a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical assistance to manufacturers in the eastern half of Pennsylvania. 

The EPA Source Reduction Assistance grant provides funding for ETAC to expand services in support of pollution prevention and waste minimization. Technical assistance will be provided to food and beverage manufacturing, foundries, forgers, metal manufactures and metal fabricators.  The technical assistance program will identify pollution prevention opportunities that not only improve the state’s air and water quality, but also reduce operating costs and reporting requirements for the manufacturer.   

For the past twenty-five years, NCC’s ETAC has helped businesses improve manufacturing processes, evaluate and improve operational efficiency and provide renewable energy assistance. ETAC’s mission is to help businesses implement sustainable operating principles. 

ETAC has experts, equipment and laboratory facilities to apply and test various technologies. 

For more information contact cyoung@northampton.edu