Join us October 5th and celebrate National Manufacturing Day

See manufacturing in action across America at http://www.mfgday.com/ October 5, 2012 Manufacturing Day has been designed to expand knowledge about and improve general public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to the U.S. economy. Manufacturing Day is for students, parents, educators, media, customers, suppliers and the community at large. Visitors will learn about real career opportunities, training, and resources. In addition, manufacturers will learn about business improvement resources and services delivered through manufacturing extension partnerships. Manufacturing Day is for YOU! Visit manufacturers on Oct. 5, 2012 and learn: What modern manufacturing facilities are really like these days What the companies located in your community make and who they sell to What kinds of jobs are available in manufacturing What skills and background are needed to qualify for today's manufacturing jobs contributions Learn facts about U.S. manufacturing's contribution to the global economy Watch videos about manufacturing careers http://www.mfgday.com/index/videos Learn about the skills gap http://www.mfgday.com/index/skills-gap Manufacturing in America - Perception vs. Reality http://www.mfgday.com/index/nist