Event DetailsFacility Tour / Job Fair / Manufacturing Expo / Presentation
October 26, 2017
121 W Railroad Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
Allegion is pleased to host a 2017 Manufacturing Day celebration at its LCN Operations as a part of Princeton's annual Discover Manufacturing Career Expo. As an Illinois manufacturer, we employ more than 300 workers in the Bureau County community.
But, in the next decade, it’s predicted that there will be 3.4 million needed manufacturing jobs in the U.S. – and only 1.4 million of those are likely to be filled. That’s a huge gap – and presents a huge problem for the manufacturing industry. In partnership with the National Association of Manufacturers and others, we’re joining a nation-wide effort as a leading local manufacturer (whose people take pride in their work) to inspire the next generation of manufacturers in the Princeton area.
On Thursday, October 26, we’ll examine what manufacturing means for our community and students will get a first-hand look at how they can develop the skills needed to qualify for long-term careers in this secure and growing sector of the economy.
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Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in safety and security, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage®, SimonsVoss® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion produces a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Allegion is a $2.2 billion company, with products sold in almost 130 countries. For more, visit www.allegion.com.