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Indiana Works Council Region 4

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Manufacturing Week 2015

 

·         Monday, September 28, 2015

o   Manufacturing Expo – 50 area manufacturer booths showcasing products, technology and careers in manufacturing

o   9 am – 2 pm  8th – 10 grade students will visit Expo

o   6 pm – 8 pm Community Event – anyone from the community is invited to attend the expo

 

·         Tuesday, September 29, 2015

o   Manufacturing Expo – 50 area manufacturer booths showcasing products, technology and careers in manufacturing

o   9 am – 2 pm  8th – 10 grade students will visit Expo

o   6 pm – 8 pm Community Event – anyone from the community is invited to attend the expo

·         Wednesday, September 30, 2015

o   Manufacturing Expo – 50 area manufacturer booths showcasing products, technology and careers in manufacturing

o   9 am – 2 pm  8th – 10 grade students will visit Expo

o   6 pm – 8 pm Community Event – anyone from the community is invited to attend the expo

 

Manufacturing Expo will be held at the National Guard Armory, 5218 Haggerty Lane (CR 200), Lafayette IN

 


 

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  • Manufacturing Day 2014: 370 high school students from all across the 12 county region toured the facilities of 14 different manufacturers and took part in 42 Career Ready Workshops to discover careers in manufacturing!


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