The WCCT is a state-of-the-art facility offering training, education, research, testing, and conferences for the concrete products industry. The WCCT is your #1 choice for hiring trained personnel, upgrading your present employees through training, material and product testing and “real world” research.

The mission of the World Center for Concrete Technology (WCCT) is to provide leadership, advancement and mastery of concrete technology through education, training, research, testing, information management and communications. This is accomplished by securing shared participation, cooperation, assistance and support of all those interested in concrete technology worldwide.

The World Center for Concrete Technology (WCCT) is located on the campus of Alpena Community College (ACC) in Alpena, Michigan. The WCCT is a state-of-the-art facility for training, education, research and testing for concrete-related industries. Built in 2000 the WCCT is an $8 million premier research and educational facility unique to the concrete industry. At over 42,000 square feet, the WCCT is one of the few training facilities in the world that provides hands-on, material-based training and research using their product testing and manufacturing areas. For those specifically interested in the concrete masonry industry, the WCCT has under its roof a complete, fully computerized, state-of-the-art Besser V3-12 production plant for both research and training.

What others say about us

“I thought the course I watched was very well presented and had something to offer to everyone from a novice around the block machine to a seasoned operator. The visuals and hands on along with the commentary were very thorough and offered good tips. I would recommend these classes to any Besser block operation.”

“I found the online course very informative as a supplamental learning tool explaing machine opperation and adjustment. I would look forward to seeing other online courses in the future.”

“Very good course, well explained, step by step instructions. It is good to physically see what the instructor is explaining with the hands on, on the machine.”