Northern Illinois Manufacturers Host 3nd Annual Manufacturing Day

Freeport, Illinois – Northern Illinois Manufacturers Host 3nd Annual Manufacturing Day, themed “Make Your Career Here”, aligned with National Manufacturing Month.

Employers will provide tours to nearly 90 students from seven area schools, including Dakota, Durand, Freeport, Lena, Orangeville, Pearl City, and Pecatonica, each school will tour two locations. Students will then travel to Highland Community College to participate in an Employer Expo and Technology Center tour. The Employer Expo includes employers presenting their products, career opportunities, along with industry professionals speaking about career pathways, regional opportunities, and advice for interested youth. Technology Center tours include design, manufacturing processes, electronics, and automation technology.

Participating employers include: Adkins Energy, Anchor Harvey, Anpec Industries, Berner Foods, CareerTEC, ComEd, Danfoss, Furst McNess, FurstStaffing, Highland Community College. Hughes Resources, Hunter Haven Farms, IMEC, Mechanical Inc, Modern Plating, NIDA, Pearl City Elevator, Pearl Valley Farms, Rogers Precision Machining, Seaga, Snak King, Stephenson Service Co.,Titan Tire, TriStar Metals, TR Machine, and Ultrasonic Power.

Planning committee for Manufacturing Day consists of Adkins Energy, Berner Food & Beverage, CareerTEC, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), Highland Community College, NIDA, and Titan Tire.

Event sponsored by Adkins Energy, CareerTEC, ComEd, Danfoss, HCC, Pearl City Elevator, Titan Tire, TriStar Metals and United Way.
Questions? Call Jen Newendyke at CareerTEC, 815-232-0709.

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