Rockford, IL – The Manufacturing Day co-producers are pleased to welcome back Kronos and MSC Industrial Supply as sponsors for a second consecutive year. Both companies recently pledged their support to this national movement. Kronos renewed it Silver sponsorship and MSC Industrial Supply renewed its Bronze sponsorship.
Manufacturing Day sponsors provide the resources to support manufacturers participating in the program, a grassroots effort by U.S. manufacturers to improve public perception of manufacturing in America by coordinating awareness-raising activities at a variety of locations across the country on October 2, 2015.
Manufacturing Day is an annual national event, executed at the local level, that supports hundreds of manufacturers across the nation as they host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members at open houses designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers. A panel of co-producers comprised of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Manufacturing Institute (MI), the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and guest producer Industrial Strength Marketing (ISM) provide the centralized support necessary to coordinate this nationwide array of simultaneous events. The national media partners for the event are Edge Factor and the Science Channel and the national movie partner is American Made Movie .
“The co-producers are grateful for the continued support of these companies, which are so dedicated to serving the manufacturing sector with their unique services,” said Ed Youdell, president and CEO of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association. “They help manufacturers on a daily basis and understand the challenges these companies face. Their support and encouragement of their client companies to participate in Manufacturing Day will help to generate participation across the nation.”
To learn more about Manufacturing Day, visit www.mfgday.com. Organizations that wish to become invol