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Ohio Manufacturing Institute

Ohio ‘Externship’ Program Bringing Together Students and Industry

A new collaboration between the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and The Ohio State University proposes a solution.

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Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development

Michigan Focused on Comprehensive Approach to Growing, Attracting Talent

Reinvented state looks to talented workforce to attract, grow business.

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Women in Manufacturing

Step Ahead – Inspiring a New Generation

BASF joins with The Manufacturing Institute to address a major workforce need through the advancement of women in manufacturing.

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA)

Manufacturing Day 2017

Thousands of manufacturers across North America hold special events to demonstrate how our industry offers rewarding career opportunities.

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Deloitte Consulting LLP

Reinvent the factory worker experience or risk turnover

Companies need to step up to effectively retain millennials – and incoming Generation 2 employees - at all levels of the organization.

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA)

Engaging Students in Career Exploration

Savvy Teaching Strategies, Manufacturing Day Initiative Can Play Key Roles in Getting Students Engaged in Career Exploration and Preparation.

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Manufacturing Day 2016

Changing Perceptions Not As Easy as You Think

How do you change someone’s perception? Most adults are pretty skeptical, so you can’t change their perception about something by just telling them to think differently. Facts? No one seems to believe them anymore; which ones can you trust? Opinion is colored by personal experience – people have to see something or experience it to believe it. Even kids have perceptions about things, not always formed by their own personal experience, but rather by the experiences of those closest to them whom they trust.

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MFG DAY

Manufacturing Day℠ 2015 Helps Change Perception of Industry

Eighty one percent of students surveyed are more convinced manufacturing provides careers that are both interesting and rewarding.

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Manufacturing Day 2014

Capturing the Youth

Manufacturing in the U.S. has always been a staple of American culture, beginning with the establishment of the first cotton spinning mill in Rhode Island in the late 18th century, continuing through the coal and steel booms in Pennsylvania in the 19th century, and the rise of the automotive industry in Michigan in the 20th century.

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Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA)

Manufacturing on Our Minds

October 4 was Manufacturing Day, a nationwide celebration that had hundreds of manufacturers swing open their doors to tackle the misconceptions that continue to plague their industry. Thousands of local students, parents, teachers, and politicians did not see what they thought they would see – a dirty, mundane line of work. Instead, they saw a clean, innovative, and technologically driven profession perfect for upcoming generations with quick wits and superior analytical abilities. As a proud endorser, Industry Today took a look inside.

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