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We're Just Days Away from MFG Day 2021!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | Workforce Development, Manufacturing Day

High School students touring a factory.

Help us inspire the next generation of manufacturers and educate students, parents, teachers, and the public on manufacturers' vital role in our lives.

If you're a manufacturer and are hosting an event – let us know, and we will help you promote it.

The "Creators Wanted" message, MFG Day, officially falls on October 1 but will be celebrated throughout the entire month. This event is one of manufacturing's most significant celebrations of the year. It is a chance for parents, students, and educators to step inside our industry and see everything it has to offer.

Why is this day important?

Manufacturers will need to hire 4 million workers between now and 2030 to account for growth and fill positions left open by retiring workers, according to a recent study by Deloitte and the MI. Yet 2.1 million of those jobs could go unfilled because of the skills gap.

Manufacturing Day makes a difference and changes perceptions. In 2019, more than 325,000 MFG Day participants took part in 3,000 events across North America. Afterward, 72% said they now believed "manufacturing provides an interesting and rewarding career."

MFG Day 2020 moved online due to the pandemic; this year, we continue to have lots of virtual, and you'll see a few in-person events.  There is something for everyone!

View the Complete list of MFG Day 2021 Events Here.


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