President Obama Declares National Manufacturing Day. In just three years, National Manufacturing Day has achieved more than
1,600 manufacturing plant tours and events with an estimated 100,000+
attending. On October 2nd, President Barack Obama issued a presidential
proclamation declaring October 3, 2014 National Manufacturing Day. The
President stated the following in his proclamation: “On National
Manufacturing Day, more than 1,600 American manufacturers will open
their doors and take up the important work of inspiring our young people
to pursue careers in manufacturing and engineering.
What Manufacturing Really Looks Like tells the story of manufacturing. It shows how manufacturing enables our every day lives, drives our economy, offers many different rewarding careers, and what can happen when communities across the country come together to show the public what manufacturing is....
Manufacturing in America is central to our economic strength and a driver of innovation. Manufacturing jobs are some of the best in the country, yet the public doesn't perceive them to be. And there aren't enough skilled workers to fill them. But together we can help tell the real story....