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Manufacturing Day 2017:

Best Practices

Some of the many highlights from the most recent Manufacturing Day — celebrated October 6 — are compiled in this eBook.

Manufacturing Day, begun in 2012, is an annual event that celebrates the industry’s crucial role in the U.S. economy, showcases the dramatic new technologies transforming manufacturing and informs young people about the attractive career opportunities in the field. Factories across the United States open their doors in October to educate their communities about modern manufacturing and improve public perception of the industry.

 

IndustryWeek is devoting this special website to highlighting stories about the leaders and companies forging the future of the industry, advanced technologies such as 3D printing, digital twins and collaborative robotics, and efforts to attract a new generation of manufacturing employees. We’ll also post highlights from manufacturers’ open houses across the country.

Read our coverage exploring the many facets of this $2 trillion industry employing 12.3 million people.

Read our coverage exploring the many facets of this $2 trillion industry employing 12.3 million people.

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Manufacturing Day, begun in 2012, is an annual event that celebrates the industry’s crucial role in the U.S. economy, showcases the dramatic new technologies transforming manufacturing and informs young people about the attractive career opportunities in the field. Factories across the United States open their doors in October to educate their communities about modern manufacturing and improve public perception of the industry.

 

IndustryWeek is devoting this special website to highlighting stories about the leaders and companies forging the future of the industry, advanced technologies such as 3D printing, digital twins and collaborative robotics, and efforts to attract a new generation of manufacturing employees. We’ll also post highlights from manufacturers’ open houses across the country.

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More Manufacturing Day Celebrations

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Manufacturing Day 2017 Celebrations

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EBOOK

Manufacturing Day 2017: Best Practices

Some of the many highlights from the most recent Manufacturing Day — celebrated October 6 — are compiled in this eBook.

EBOOK

Building a Better Tomorrow With ERP

Understand how digital transformation can help get your manufacturing business set for growth.

EBOOK

What Does It Take to Be a Grow Getter?

Discover the 10 characteristics that set the Grow Getters apart from their competitors.

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The Factory of the Future

Learn what it takes to be a future-proof manufacturer.

On Demand: WEBINAR

The State of U.S. Manufacturing 2017

Watch our special “Manufacturing Month” webinar where our panel of experts offer practical advice for helping your manufacturing facility seize opportunities.

Panelists included:

  • Steve Eddy, Global Industrial Manufacturing Advisory Leader, PwC
  • Carolyn Lee, Executive Director, Manufacturing Institute
  • Kim Humphreys, Director of Operations and Supply Chain, Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials

EBOOK

Manufacturing Day 2017: Best Practices

Some of the many highlights from the most recent Manufacturing Day — celebrated October 6 — are compiled in this eBook.

EBOOK

Building a Better Tomorrow With ERP

Understand how digital transformation can help get your manufacturing business set for growth.

EBOOK

What Does It Take to Be a Grow Getter?

Discover the 10 characteristics that set the Grow Getters apart from their competitors.

EBOOK

The Factory of the Future

Learn what it takes to be a future-proof manufacturer.

On Demand: WEBINAR

The State of U.S. Manufacturing 2017

Watch our special “Manufacturing Month” webinar where our panel of experts offer practical advice for helping your manufacturing facility seize opportunities.

Panelists included:

  • Steve Eddy, Global Industrial Manufacturing Advisory Leader, PwC
  • Carolyn Lee, Executive Director, Manufacturing Institute
  • Kim Humphreys, Director of Operations and Supply Chain, Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials

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Is your IT team unsure about moving business systems to the #cloud? Ease their concerns with these seven tips. https://t.co/t4aLmD4Sq0

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