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National MFG Day 2017

Are you ready to open your doors to the public this fall? Manufacturing careers are sleek, innovative, high-tech and full of great benefits — but not everyone knows it.

Are you ready to open your doors to the public this fall? Manufacturing careers are sleek, innovative, high-tech and full of great benefits — but not everyone knows it.

National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is your chance to join thousands of manufacturers from Michigan and across the country in promoting the true image of 21st century manufacturing. More than 2,900 businesses participated in 2017, with one of every 11 events happening in Michigan!  Let’s shatter the records in 2018 and keep manufacturing going strong in Michigan and across the country for generations to come.

See www.mfgday.com to get involved.

Here are some facts from the widely successful MFG Day, according to the MFG Day Survey conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute.

Students Were Wowed
  • 88% of students felt MFG Day activities and tours were interesting and engaging
  • 89% reported a greater awareness of manufacturing jobs in their community
  • 84% were more convinced that manufacturing provides interesting and rewarding career opportunities
  • 64% of students announced a greater motivation to pursue a career in manufacturing
  • 71% of students are more likely to tell friends, family, parents or colleagues about manufacturing after attending a MFG Day event
Teachers Got Educated
  • 90% of educators felt MFG Day activities and tours were interesting and engaging
  • 90% reported a greater awareness of manufacturing jobs in their community
  • 88% were more convinced that manufacturing provides interesting and rewarding career opportunities
MFG Day Hosts Couldn’t Be Happier
  • 89% of MFG Day hosts saw value in participating in the annual industry celebration
  • 86% are likely to host a future MFG Day event
A Strong Showing in Michigan
  • 2,902 events were held in 2017 and 272 were held in Michigan (the most of any state)

Contact Brett Gerrish

Brett GerrishCommunications Coordinator
Call 517-487-8533
E-mail gerrish@mimfg.org

Are you ready to open your doors to the public this fall? Manufacturing careers are sleek, innovative, high-tech and full of great benefits — but not everyone knows it.

Are you ready to open your doors to the public this fall? Manufacturing careers are sleek, innovative, high-tech and full of great benefits — but not everyone knows it.

National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is your chance to join thousands of manufacturers from Michigan and across the country in promoting the true image of 21st century manufacturing. More than 2,900 businesses participated in 2017, with one of every 11 events happening in Michigan!  Let’s shatter the records in 2018 and keep manufacturing going strong in Michigan and across the country for generations to come.

See www.mfgday.com to get involved.

Here are some facts from the widely successful MFG Day, according to the MFG Day Survey conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute.

Students Were Wowed
  • 88% of students felt MFG Day activities and tours were interesting and engaging
  • 89% reported a greater awareness of manufacturing jobs in their community
  • 84% were more convinced that manufacturing provides interesting and rewarding career opportunities
  • 64% of students announced a greater motivation to pursue a career in manufacturing
  • 71% of students are more likely to tell friends, family, parents or colleagues about manufacturing after attending a MFG Day event
Teachers Got Educated
  • 90% of educators felt MFG Day activities and tours were interesting and engaging
  • 90% reported a greater awareness of manufacturing jobs in their community
  • 88% were more convinced that manufacturing provides interesting and rewarding career opportunities
MFG Day Hosts Couldn’t Be Happier
  • 89% of MFG Day hosts saw value in participating in the annual industry celebration
  • 86% are likely to host a future MFG Day event
A Strong Showing in Michigan
  • 2,902 events were held in 2017 and 272 were held in Michigan (the most of any state)

Contact Brett Gerrish

Brett GerrishCommunications Coordinator
Call 517-487-8533
E-mail gerrish@mimfg.org
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