ASU Chandler Innovation Center

ASU Chandler Innovation Center

The ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC) is a partnership between the City of Chandler and Arizona State University. The facility includes a DIY fabrication shop, event, meeting and coworking space.

Fabrication shop


Inside the fabrication shop at ASU Chandler Innovation Center
Inside the fabrication shop at ASU Chandler Innovation Center
Inside the fabrication shop at ASU Chandler Innovation Center

ACIC has any tool you need to complete your project along with workshops and staff to help get you there. We have laser cutters, 3D printers, industrial sewing, vinyl cutting, wood shop, machine
shop, metal shop, welding, powder coating and CNC equipment. Everyone must take a 30 minute orientation covering safety and shop procedures to access to the fabrication shop.

Use of the shop and classes are free and open to ASU students staff, faculty and select Chandler Endeavor participants. Projects must be related to your education, research, work or ASU organization.

Classroom, event and meeting space


Inside the ASU Chandler Innovation Center classroom space
Inside the ASU Chandler Innovation Center classroom space
Inside the ASU Chandler Innovation Center meeting space

Classroom, event and meeting space is available for educational programming offered by ASU and nonprofit community organizations collaborating with ASU or the City of Chandler.

Space includes

  • 4 flexible use classrooms with seating for 30-80 with presentation and zoom capabilities
  • 1 prototyping lab with seating for 32 designed for project based learning
  • 1 conference room with seating for 8
  • 16 individual coworking stations

Co-working space


Local entrepreneurs seeking resources to accelerate their ventures can also participate in the Chandler Endeavor Venture Innovation Incubator, a partnership with the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute and the City of Chandler focused on advancing the development of early-stage and growth-stage ventures by providing access to highly tailored support, resources, and igniting innovation.


Fabrication shop hours of operation

Summer 2024
May 13-August 9

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Event space hours of operation

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday by reservation only
Sunday by reservation only

Early morning and evening event hours
available by reservation.


249 E. Chicago St.
Chandler AZ 85225

Full fabrication shop equipment list

Rapid prototyping

  • (3) 60-watt 18” x 24” Laser Cutters
  • (2) Zortrax M200 8” x 8” x 8” 3D printers
  • (2) Zortrax M200+ 8” x 8” x 8” 3D printers
  • (1) Zortrax M300+ 12” x 12” x 12” 3D printer

Wood shop

  • SawStop Table Saw
  • Band Saw
  • Panel Saw
  • Drill Press
  • Wood Lathe
  • 15” Planer
  • 8” Jointer
  • Mortiser
  • (1) ShopBot CNC Router 4’ x 8’
  • (1) Shopbot CNC Router 24” x 32”

Machine shop

  • (2) Jet Manual Mill
  • (2) Jet Metal Lathe
  • (1) Tormach CNC Mill

Metal shop

  • (2) MIG Welders
  • (2) TIG Welders
  • (1) Plasma Cutter
  • Band Saw
  • Horizontal Band Saw
  • Drill Press
  • Magnetic Brake
  • Slip Roller
  • Pneumatic Tube Bender
  • Edwards Ironworker
  • Cold Saw
  • Hydraulic Shear
  • English Wheel
  • Grinding and Sanding


  • Juki Industrial Walking Foot
  • Juki Industrial Straight Stitch
  • Juki Industrial Serger
  • Handiquilter CNC Longarm Quilter


  • Sandblasting Cabinet
  • 3’ x 3’ x 6’ Powder Coating Oven
  • Powder Coating Booth
  • Spray Booth


  • Soldering irons
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Power Supplies

Vinyl cutting

  • 48” Vinyl Cutter
  • Heat Press


Operations and events

Brett Kennedy - Operations Manager Sr.

Abigail Murray - Operations Coordinator Sr.

Fabrication shop

Brett Kennedy - Operations Manager Sr.

Sheldon Weiss - Shop Operations Manager

Harry Guillen - Shop Fabrication Manager