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Win-Tech to Host Manufacturing Day Plant Event

September 9, 2015

win-techIn celebration of Manufacturing Day 2015, Win-Tech, Inc. will open its doors on Oct. 2 to more than 150 students and community members as part of an effort to change people’s perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide. Planned manufacturing events include a machine shop tour and discussions with a local university and a local technical school.

Manufacturing Day is an annual national event executed at the local level supported by thousands of manufacturers as they host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members at open houses, plant tours and presentations designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers.

“There is an increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector who can design, program and operate technology,” said Allison Giddens, Director of Operations. “The average age of a manufacturing employee is 56, and between now and 2020 there will be an unprecedented shortage of skilled workers who will need to be replaced.”

Manufacturing Day is co-produced by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Manufacturing Institute (MI), the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and guest producer Industrial Strength Marketing (ISM). Media partners include the Edge Factor and the Science Channel and the national movie partner is American Made Movie.

About Win-Tech, Inc.

Win-Tech is a small business, veteran-owned precision machine shop that supports customers such as Lockheed Martin and Boeing. More information on Manufacturing Day is available at www.mfgday.com.

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