Success Stories

MFG DAY is a celebration of what 12 million people around the United States experience every day—pride at working in manufacturing. We invited event hosts to express some of this daily pride by contributing stories, photos, and videos that show how much manufacturing means to them.

Do you have a story to tell? Share it with us!

  • Oct 24

    Omaha Products Show for Business & Industry


    A tribute to the business and industry in Omaha and the Midwest Region. Institiute of Supply Management, Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, Society of Manufacting Engineers, and many other groups aprticipated in the breakfast, luncheon, and trade show. Governor Pete Ricketts presented Manufacturing...

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  • Oct 23

    Inspiring The Next Generation Of Manufacturers During Manufacturing Day


    This month, Miller Welding & Machine Co. joined more than 2,000 manufacturers across the United States in opening its doors for a day of plant tours and demonstrations to celebrate modern manufacturing with the community. Students from elementary schools through university level attended the...

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  • Oct 23

    Vantage Plastics Manufacturing Days


    We had a very successful manufacturing day held over two days. We invited area schools, and had over 300 middle and high school students visit our facilities. We started with Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) PlastiVan presentation. Through educational interactive sessions, they learned...

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  • Oct 23

    Columbus Grove High School students tour Whirlpool facility


    Twenty Columbus Grove High School students visited the Whirlpool Ottawa Operations plant October 17, where they viewed the facility's assembly of freezers and trash compactors. The students observed the automated systems throughout the plant that includes robotics, fabrication and assembly of...

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  • Oct 23

    Manufacturing Day & Month proclamations issued throughout West Central Ohio


    Local counties and municipalities across West Central Ohio issued proclamations in recognition of Manufacturing Day and Manufacturing Month. Manufacturing accounts for nearly one in five jobs in the region, and includes successful local, family-operated businesses as well as prominent global...

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