National Manufacturing Day 2023

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National Manufacturing Day 2023

National Manufacturing Day is officially Friday, October 6, but why limit celebrating manufacturing to just a day? IACMI members and our ACE partners are hosting events throughout  October!  Manufacturing Days do more than highlight those who are behind America’s goods, services, technology, and innovation. They are a chance for young people to see for themselves the careers in manufacturing that are waiting for them.

Are you looking for an event near you? Many of your local manufacturers will be offering tours, open houses, and even job fairs.

Here’s a short list of events for our partners. If you have an event that you’d like to add to our list, please email

October 3

Polk State College Manufacturing & Supply Chain Virtual Lunch & Learn, 10:40AM – 12:10P        

RSVP to Christopher Yannes at Polk State:

October 5

MSU Scale-up Research Facility (SuRF) is hosting approximately 150 students from four Detroit area public schools in the morning, along with SPE PlastiVan for tours and hands-on learning activities.  They will also be hosting approximately 50 students from a charter school in the afternoon along with SPE PlastiVan and BASF.

October 6

  • TN MADE (sponsored by MSC), Come prepared to visit partner booths for demos, listen in on exclusive podcast sessions and networking with peers. Register Now
  • NJMEP (largest on East coast), Join the New Jersey manufacturing community at the 11th Annual ‘MADE in New Jersey’ Manufacturing Day! Do not miss your chance to network, learn, and connect with the information and resources available to the New Jersey businesses. Register Now
  • West Virginia Makes Festival, The West Virginia Makes Festival, the state and region’s largest maker fair, returns Friday, October 6, 2023! The 10th annual festival on the Huntington campus of Marshall University promises to be bigger and better than ever! Join the celebration of creativity and ingenuity in all forms. Show off your innovations, inventions or other creative endeavors and compete for prizes, including cash! See awe-inspiring demonstrations. Participate in hands-on making activities for people of all ages. More Information

October 11

Long Island Manufacturer’s Career Booths. Manufacturers want to meet YOU. The whole front lobby of the Cradle of Aviation is turned into booths with displays of the companies and organizations, and manned by those anxious to tell you of the amazing opportunities. Register Now

October 12

Indiana Composites Industry Day will be October 12 at Purdue University’s Indiana Manufacturing Institute. The one-day workshop will showcase the future of composites manufacturing and simulation, feature a facility tour and highlight how Purdue and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation are attracting industry to the state and helping businesses to expand. Space is limited to the first 75 registrants. Register Today

October 19

 Suffolk Community College, NY Long Island Manufacturer’s Career Booths.  There will be companies and organizations set up with displays, waiting to meet you to inform you of the great opportunities that they have to offer. Register Now

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