MACCLab Makerspace

A state-of-the-art community space that brings top-of-the-line equipment and tools to a workspace designed with creative entrepreneurs in mind.

The MACCLab is a community makerspace located in the Parkade Center attached to the MACC-Columbia campus. They offer wood working, metal working, CNC, laser cutting, vinyl cutting, heat press, embroidery, sewing, quilting, electronics, frameworks, and 3D printing.

This is a collaborative space that brings innovative top-of-the-line equipment and tools to a community workspace for creative entrepreneurs, makers, and small-manufacturers. The unique space allows for makers and doers of many ages and skillsets to develop and improve their trade. The MACCLab comes fully equipped with state-of-the-art machines and tools in a variety of disciplines. The 5,000 sq. ft. space includes 3D printers, laser cutters, a wood shop, metal shop, textile and embroidery, electronics, CNC, vinyl crafts, heat presses, and mat and framing.

Not restricted to students, this space is for the community at large and will offer monthly and annual memberships as well as day passes. They'll also have a variety of classes for those looking to boost your know-how or learn about a new piece of equipment.

Also, check out our Resources page for information about starting a business, how to find a coach, and more.

What the MACC Lab offers:

  • A wide range of equipment
  • Membership levels, including student memberships and day passes
  • Classes in a variety of areas
  • Saturday and evening hours
  • Shared workspaces
  • Gift cards

Available Equipment:

  • Ultimaker S3 3D printer
  • Form 3 Resin Printer 3D printer
  • Stratasys F170 3D printer
  • Universal Laser Systems 60 watt Laser Cutter
  • Universal Laser Systems 40 watt Laser Cutter
  • Makita Compound Miter Saw
  • JET Belt Sander
  • JET Planer/ Molder
  • Klutch Drill Press
  • Shop Fox Band Saw
  • Milwaukee Panel Saw
  • Saw Stop Table Saw
  • JET Jointer
  • JET Drum Sander
  • Klutch Plate Shear
  • Grinder
  • JET Belt Sander
  • Dayton Band Saw
  • Melco Bravo 16 Needle Embroidery Machine
  • HandiQuilter Longarm Quilter
  • Consew Walking Foot Machine
  • Singer Heavy Duty Sewing Machine
  • Brother Serger
  • Singer ProFinish Serger
  • Bantam Tools Desktop PCB Milling Machine
  • Weller Soldering Iron
  • Hakko Desoldering Station
  • Hakko Rework Station
  • BK Precision DC Power Supply
  • Imagination to Reality CNC
  • Shapeoko CNC
  • Jaguar V LX 40 inch Vinyl Cutter
  • Expert II 24 inch Vinyl Cutter
  • Cricut Maker
  • Multifunction Heat Press
  • OKI C711WT White Toner Printer
  • Insta Heat Press
  • Logan Graphics 40 inch Mat Cutter
  • Grizzly Picture Framing Machine/ Underpinner
  • Morso Miter Chopper

Additional Benefits

  • Online reservation system for classes
  • Collaborative entrepreneurial environment
  • Access to business workshops and coaching
  • PR + social media support for businesses and startups
  • Participation in the CRE8 shared branding program for local makers
  • MACCLab Manager: Maggie Holper, [email protected] or (573) 234-1067 ext. 12126

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The Loop
14 Business Loop 70 East
Columbia, MO 65203
573-443-LOOP (5667)

Questions? Contact us at [email protected]

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