Celebrate Manufacturing Day: Take a young person to your plant

10/16/2012

In case you haven't heard, one week from today is Manufacturing Day 2012. This inaugural event will be celebrated on October 5, and the founders of this day hope that manufacturers nationwide will celebrate with open houses, plant tours, career workshops and other events to showcase manufacturing's great opportunities in high-paying, skilled work.

Manufacturing Day is the brain child of Ed Youdell, president and CEO of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), and is also sponsored by the U.S. Commerce Department's Hollings Manufacturing Extension partnership (MEP), Wisconsin MEP (WMEP), and the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC). MEP is part of the DOC's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)....
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