Once again, the Capital Area Manufacturing Council (CAMC) and several local partners are planning multiple tours in Mid-Michigan to celebrate National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on October 6, 2017. Our goal is to expose 1,000 K-12 students and school officials to our strong manufacturing community!
We have several schools and manufacturers committed to date, including:
- Schools: High Schools from Eaton, Clinton, Ingham, Ionia and Livingston Counties, including the Lansing School District, Capital Area Career Center and Eaton RESA's Career Preparation Center. (18 schools represented!)
- Manufacturers: Alro Steel (Potterville), Bekum, Cameron Tool, Capital Steel & Wire, Chassix, Dakkota Integrated Systems, Dart Container, Eckhart, Emergent BioSolutions, Enprotech, Franchino Mold and Engineering, General Motors, GSE Industrial Automation, GM, Hatch Stamping, IMPCO, Kirchhoff Automotive, Neogen, Niowave, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, Peckham, Roberts Sinto, RSDC, Spartan Motors, and Triton Industries.
- Partners: Lansing Community College, City of Lansing, Capital Area Michigan Works! and Dean Transportation
- Sponsors: Cameron Tool, Emergent BioSolutions, Lansing Community College, Manitou Pontoon Boats, RSDC, Spartan Motors and WLNS!
This year, students will begin their tours by watching a video to learn about manufacturing and the career opportunities available.
Check out these videos that were created as part of the MFG Day celebration in 2016: