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Affecting perception: 8 ways to advance the image of manufacturing

A positive perception of manufacturing is critical for the future success of an organization’s talent recruitment, development, and overall industry advancement. Craig Giffi and Michelle Drew Rodriguez, manufacturing experts from Deloitte, share the latest on advancing the image of manufacturing in celebration of MFG Day in America.

workforce perceptionAmerican public perception of manufacturing, and where Americans see the manufacturing sector is headed, is optimistic. That’s according to a recent study conducted by Deloitte, the National Association of Manufacturers, and The Manufacturing Institute.[i]

Freeport hosts first annual MFG Day event

April 30th marked the first annual MFG Day event for the Freeport area manufacturing community and local schools. Eleven area businesses opened their doors for manufacturing-focused tours including Berner Foods, Hunter Haven, TR Machine, Honeywell, Adkins Energy, Anpec Industries, TriStar Metals, Titan Tire, Danfoss, Modern Plating, and Protocutter.

Freeport MFG Day“Freeport’s MFG Day was a great success! It was exciting to see area manufacturers, students, and resource providers interacting and discussing career opportunities that exist in our backyards,” said Chris Blumhoff, IMEC Regional Manager.

Freeport Area Manufacturers Host First Annual MFG Day

“Make Your Career Here” scheduled for April 30, 2015

Freeport MFG DayNorthern Illinois communities are jumping onboard with a new, spring launch of the MFG Day program for students and community members in the area. Twelve employers will provide tours to students from seven area schools including Dakota, Durand, Freeport, Orangeville, Pearl City, and Pecatonica.  Each school will tour two locations.

National Economic Outlook for Manufacturers & Wholesalers

In honor of National Manufacturing Day and the health of an American industrial economy, PNC will host their annual National Economic Outlook for Manufacturers and Wholesalers on October 2, 2014.
Join us as PNC Chief Economist Stuart Hoffman provides an economic update for U.S. manufacturers and wholesalers. The outlook will be comprehensive in nature, but will also describe regional trends and how to access detailed regional data.

PNC_Bank_Logo_smTopics to be discussed:

  • Pace of recovery
  • Jobs/unemployment
  • Housing markets
  • Interest rates
  • Inflation
  • Economic risk factors

Register online. The complimentary webinar presentation will begin streaming nationwide at 10:00AM Eastern Standard Time.