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 04

    Manufacturing Day Event at Joliet Junior College


    The Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association (TRMA) and Joliet Junior College partnered to host local high school students as part of their third annual Manufacturing Day event. In total, approximately 650 students from 12 high schools across Will and Grundy counties met with more than 30...

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  • Sep 30

    Home-MADE from a whole new perspective


    (Courtesy of David Bates at the News Register 9/30/16)

    Some of McMinnville’s major manufacturers will participate in an expo next Friday designed to give the general public more insight into their operations and products.

    Billed as McMinnville MADE Day, it’s being organized by the...

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  • Sep 30

    Unsung Economic Heroes


    (Published in the News Register on 9/16/16)

    McMinnville, Oregon receives a lot of attention for our critically acclaimed food and wine scene. With a top-rated main street and the ability to continually feel like a small town despite an ever growing population, appreciation is often placed...

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  • Sep 21

    The People Behind the Products


    Aug 8, 2016

    The MEDP Spark, Volume 1, Issue 8 -- August 2016

    Envision a kitchen, a garage -- these spaces become engrained in our minds as a common place to accomplish routine tasks. But sometimes, these spaces lead to a spark; a spark that produces creativity, ingenuity, and...

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  • Sep 07

    Black Oak Forge, LLC Demonstration and Manufacturing Day Event



    Our Demonstration and Manufacturing Day Event started with a bit of rain, just like last year. We weren't worried because we knew our friends and customers have been waiting for this day to arrive!

    We all pitched in to get the Brat Fry Area set up, in charge of that was...

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