Changing Workforce / Career Development

Future meets present on Manufacturing Day

By Rockford (IL) Register Star

Oct 02, 2015

Manufacturing plants across Illinois' Rock River Valley opened to middle and high school students this week to give the next generation of machine operators and engineers a sneak peek at their futures.

"It's really nice to see everything happening in real life. It's not just a shop in school," said Michael Capriola, a junior at Winnebago High School who spent the morning at Header Die & Tool. "It's cool to think this is what you could be doing in a few years."

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