Northwest Wisconsin Participates in National Manufacturing Day Initiative
Posted: October 11, 2012
Menomonie, WI, Oct. 11, 2012 – More than 200 manufacturers across the nation opened their doors to the community last week to celebrate Manufacturing Day and will continue to do so throughout the month of October. Wisconsin manufacturers including Johnson Electric Coil and Nexen Group participated to help expand knowledge and improve public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to the local and U.S. economy.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Manufacturing Institute, along with the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International and the U.S. Commerce Department's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, were co-producers of the event. Locally, the Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center (NWMOC), based at University of Wisconsin – Stout sponsored and promoted the initiative.