The Alabama Productivity Center (APC), a nonprofit organization at the University of Alabama, works to improve Alabama companies’ quality, productivity, and competitiveness through the use of the University’s research and educational resources. Its mission is “to focus university resources on the enhancement of productivity and quality in Alabama firms through applied, problem-solving oriented research and technical assistance.” The center follows a “business model” that utilizes University graduate students, faculty, labs, and full-time professional field staff. The Alabama Productivity Center is the University of Alabama’s affiliate of the Alabama Technology Network (ATN).  The Alabama Technology Network is Alabama’s affiliate of  the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), which provides technical assistance and training to improve productivity and accelerate innovation”

Alabama Productivity Center
Executive Director/Project Engineer: Mr. Thomas Alan Hill
249 Bidgood Hall
Box 870318
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487

Phone: 205-348-6032
Alt Phone: 205-222-7111
Emailahill@cba.ua.edu