Friday, October 5, 2012

Manufacturers Across Michigan Open Their Doors to Celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5th

National Manufacturing Day is Friday, October 5, 2012.  The day was designed to expand the knowledge about and improve the general perception of manufacturing careers and emphasize manufacturing’s value to the U.S. economy. Coproduced by the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Institute, Manufacturing Day is for students, parents, educators, media, customers, suppliers and the community at large.

Manufacturing Day
As part of the celebration, several training facilities, colleges and manufacturers throughout Michigan are sponsoring facility tours and open houses in their communities. Visitors will learn about real career opportunities, training and available industry resources.  Manufacturers will also learn about business improvement resources and services delivered through MEPs. To see a list of all of the companies participating in this event, click here.

There are several MMTC clients who are hosting tours at their facilities to celebrate the day:

  • Anchor Danley is featuring three facility tours in Ithaca, Bellaire and Grand Rapids

Additionally, Manpower will be hosting three tours to feature manufacturing jobs.

If you are a manufacturer in Michigan, join the Proud to Manufacture in Michigan programThe Proud to Manufacture in Michigan program is a forum to highlight Michigan’s manufacturing contributions and assist our state’s manufacturers. MMTC is dedicated to helping manufacturers across the state of Michigan.

How are you celebrating National Manufacturing Day? Leave a comment below and let us know!

1 comment:

  1. Very informative. I found this while researching information on six sigma green belt for a presentation. Thanks!