Manufacturing Day is almost here and manufacturers from all around the country are getting ready to show what the industry has to offer. For so long, the stigma surrounding the manufacturing industry has affected the workforce but this is all changing. Manufacturing Day, also known as MFG Day set out to prove these misconceptions wrong and shine a light on the modern industry. However, for those new to the celebration, it can be a challenge to develop their own event. This infographic was designed to offer simple ideas that could have a big impact on a manufacturer’s community.
From plant tours to community engagement, find some ideas to help get started with an MFG Day event. Take a look at the graphic below for four simple MFG Day event ideas and take the first steps to addressing the skills gap. Each of these will be unique depending on the businesses hosting the event. Manufacturing is such an important industry and there’s a lot the public doesn’t understand. Showing a community what the industry truly has to offer could help reverse its negative public image while also helping businesses with their recruiting efforts.
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