Manufacturing Day Panel Outlines Ways To Keep Manufacturing in the Economic Driver’s Seat

ROCKFORD, Ill., October 4 – To kick off the nationwide celebration of Manufacturing DaySM , which takes place on October 7, an expert panel hosted by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA) today highlighted the significant role manufacturing plays in bolstering America’s economy and the critical need to ensure that the sector remains a positive force.   
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Remember When Everyone Got Their News From The Radio?

Over the coming week Manufacturing Day news will be spread to potential event attendees on radio shows across the country. Ed Youdell, president and CEO of FMA, one of the founding co-producers of the national celebration, will be interviewed about MFG DAY, with the goal of providing a glimpse into some of the activities that will be available in the most active cities in America.
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Manufacturing Day 2014 Smashes All Participation Goals

Manufacturing Day℠ 2014 exceeded all expectations, with events extending far beyond Oct. 3 to officially wrap up on Dec. 12.  A total of 1,679 events were held across North America, in all 50 states, three Canadian provinces and Puerto Rico.  For the first time this year, more than a dozen virtual events were held, allowing participants to join in from anywhere.  Discovery Education and Alcoa hosted the largest virtual event – with more than 100,000 students participating.
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