Manufacturing Institute, the education and workforce partner of the National Association
of Manufacturers, and Stratasys are joining forces to showcase the diverse
career opportunities available in the manufacturing industry by engaging youth
around the country, inspiring them and recruiting them to become the next
generation of manufacturers through Manufacturing Day (MFG Day).
next frontier of manufacturing in the United States is upon us, and now, more
than ever, we need the next generation of creators to join our workforce. We
thank our generous sponsors, like Stratasys, for working alongside us to showcase
what modern manufacturing really looks like in their own eyes through a MFG Day
experience,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons, who also serves as board
chairman of The Manufacturing Institute.
a State Presenting-Level sponsor of MFG Day in Minnesota, Stratasys is
providing substantial support for the nation’s largest one-day celebration of
manufacturing, where manufacturers across the country open their doors for
students, parents and teachers, highlighting the diverse career opportunities
is a huge economic driver in Minnesota, employing more than 321,000 Minnesotans,”
said Stratasys Americas President Rich
Garrity. “As the world’s premier 3D printing company, we’re working with
leading manufacturers every day to re-imagine how things are made. We want to
help the manufacturing industry in our great state ensure it is ready for that
future, and that means attracting the best and brightest talent to join our
ranks. We are proud to support MFG Day, which showcases the diverse,
high-paying careers our industry offers.”
“MFG Day has become the collective rallying
cry of manufacturers preparing for the future by engaging with the workforce of
tomorrow today,” said Manufacturing Institute Executive Director Carolyn
Lee. “Our industry faces a workforce
crisis, with manufacturers needing to fill 4.6 million jobs over the next
decade. That’s why the Manufacturing Institute, with sponsors like Stratasys, works
tirelessly to engage talented, creative,
hard-working talent through initiatives like MFG Day.”
held in 2012 and organized by its founder - the Fabricators & Manufacturers
Association, International - MFG Day gives manufacturers the opportunity to address
the skills gaps, connect with future generations, update the public perception of
manufacturing and ensure the ongoing prosperity of the industry as a whole.
Want to learn more about MFG Day and the
significant impact this event has across the nation? Visit the MFG Day site.
Then explore the power of Stratasys 3D Printing solutions
to drive the new age in manufacturing.