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Manufacturing Week to be celebrated in October

Photo provided Students participate in a Manufacturing Week event.

In coordination with Manufacturing Week, Appalachian Ohio Manufacturers’ Coalition is implementing a series of events for high school students in a seven-county (Washington, Noble, Monroe, Morgan, Meigs, Athens and Perry) initiative. Twenty high schools and eight manufacturers are involved in the program.

In an industry-wide effort to build the workforce of the future, Manufacturing Week touts the reality of modern manufacturing careers. By encouraging companies and schools to open their doors for tours and programs, the focused events empower communities and future generations.

“From auto manufacturing and food, to aerospace and biomedical, the depth and breadth of industries within manufacturing are immense,” says AOMC President Linn Yost. “Parents and teachers are major influencers for students. Manufacturing Week aims to help educate these educators and influencers about expansive regional opportunities.”

AOMC is also conducting a survey of all regional high school students to gauge interest and current understanding of manufacturing careers.

October 2021

Manufacturing Week

Events

Marietta High School – Washington County

Micro Machine Works, Inc. Presentation to Students

Noble Local Schools – Noble County

Pioneer Pipe Tour

Swiss Hills Career Center – Monroe County

Pioneer Pipe Tour

Morgan Local Schools – Morgan County

Miba Sinter USA Plant Tours and

Showcase Event

Athens City, Trimble, Nelsonville-York, Federal Hocking, Alexander, Tri-County Career Center, Miller High School, Meigs High School, Eastern and Southern – Athens, Perry and Meigs Counties

Milos Food, StewMac, Miba Bearings Zoom Presentation with Panelists and Videos Shared

New Lexington – Perry County

Making Ohio Video Presentations for all high school students

For more information and event details, visit aomanufacturers.org

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