4 Scholarships for Future Manufacturers

If you’re interested in manufacturing, there are a few ways to begin your journey (and turn it into a lucrative career!) From apprenticeships to trade schools to four-year degrees to internships and more, manufacturers need workers, and that need often translates directly into dollars. If you want to attend school for a manufacturing, or even […]

Manufacturing Day 2015 Recap

We’ll just say it: Friday was an awesome day. Nebraskans turned out in full force to celebrate Manufacturing Day, Nebraskan manufacturing workers, and the plants that make our great state tick. With almost 2,000 manufacturers in Nebraska, a day to honor the second largest industry in the state is a way for employees to honor […]

Mark Your Calendars: MFG Day 2015 Is 2 Weeks Away!

See posts from previous years about Manufacturing Day here and here. Autumn is one of our favorite seasons, and not just because it includes sweaters and pumpkin-flavored things. No, autumn is one of our favorite seasons because October is National Manufacturing Month! It’s the time of year in which we can step back, admire, and […]

Obama Announces New Initiatives to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing

This year on October 2nd, President Barack Obama declared October 3, 2014 to be the official manufacturing day, issuing a presidential proclamation inspired by bolstering America’s industries. As the proclamation stated, “On National Manufacturing Day, more than 1,600 American manufacturers will open their doors and take up the important work of inspiring our young people […]

How to Make the Most of a Factory Tour

It’s official: MFG Day 2014 is upon us! Well, almost–tomorrow (Friday) marks another annual celebration of all that manufacturing has to offer. As we mentioned in our post on Tuesday about MFG Day, one of the best ways to celebrate is by taking a plant tour. There are a lot (over a dozen) happening all […]

MFG Day 2014 Is Only 3 Days Away!

We have very exciting news: Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) 2014 is only 3 days away! It’s happening all day this Friday, October 3rd, 2014. If you don’t already know what MFG Day is, we recommend taking a look at our post about Manufacturing Day 2013 from last year. For a quick rundown, the idea is simple […]

Get Ready: MFG Day 2014 Is Coming Up!

It’s that time of the year: time to get ready for Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) 2014! Manufacturing day is less than two months away. This year, it’s going to take place on Friday, October 3rd! Here’s why it matters and here’s why you should attend. As you probably know by now, there’s a skills gap in manufacturing. […]

MFG Day 2013 is Here!

We’ve been talking about it for weeks, and it’s finally here: MFG Day 2013! Manufacturing day this year–the second year in a row–really represents what we stand for here at NeMAC: manufacturing education, a stress on the importance of STEM skills, and really, an investment into manufacturing’s future. We’re proud that Nebraska is stepping up […]

Manufacturing Day Countdown: 3 Weeks Left!

It’s here! Well, almost. Manufacturing Day 2013 is getting closer, and our anticipation is rising–we’re only three weeks away! This year’s Manufacturing Day should be awesome, and for us, October 4th can’t come soon enough.  To help get you excited for this year’s Manufacturing Day, we’ve compiled a brief list of things to get excited […]

More Manufacturing Day Events in Nebraska

This post was last updated on September 25th, 2013. Check back periodically for more events, as we’ll update this blog whenever a new event is scheduled. A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about this year’s Manufacturing Day on October 4th (a Friday). Back then, there were only a couple of events scheduled in […]