September 16, 2014
Manufacturing Day 2014 (MFG Day), the national effort to spotlight manufacturing and manufacturing job opportunities in the United States, is on October 3. As a manufacturer you have the chance along with hundreds of other companies across the United States in various industries to bring media, students and others onto factory floors to learn more about modern manufacturing. Plus, visitors to your facility will be able to learn more about the production processes and technology behind the latest snow sports gear and apparel.
Last year, SIA members Burton Snowboards, Icelantic, Never Summer, RAMP Sports and Thorlo Inc. all hosted MFG DAY events for the public. Check out the 2014 Host Kit to get started.“MFG Day offers a chance to be transparent to the consumer and introduce them to how we manufacture, which ultimately brings awareness to U.S. manufacturing as a whole, and builds consumer confidence in our brand.” Vanessa Pierce, RAMP Sports
If you are interested in hosting or attending a MFG DAY event or just want to learn more about MFG DAY, visit mfgday.com.
If you decide to host an event, please let us know! We’d love to share photos of the event through our social sites and newsletter. Use #MFGday14 to connect.
SIA is working with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the National Association of Manufacturers and the Fabricator and Manufacturers Association to bring Manufacturing Day to SIA members.