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Oregon Manufacturing Day 2016
October 7, 2016
Oregon was founded by pioneers – the ultimate makers, inventors and tinkerers. Today, we celebrate the manufacturing heroes who carry our heritage forward. Join hundreds of students, educators, and manufacturers for National Manufacturing Day.
Makers Gone Pro
Join us for the third annual Makers Gone Pro event at Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) in Gresham on October 6, 2016, from 4-6:30 pm. The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, will moderate a panel of past Oregon students who have pursued manufacturing careers. Visit with area businesses and organizations such as Boeing, Daimler, Microchip, KCR Manufacturing, Teeny Foods and meet representatives from local government, City of Gresham, City Club of Portland and Impact NW. Play with engaging, fun hands-on activities that are related to the region’s Maker Movement with a scholarship drawing for worth up to $1,000 for high school students.
Presenting Sponsor Lam Research supplies advanced wafer fabrication equipment to semiconductor manufacturers. Over 100 students will participate in a variety of demonstrations, including a live, virtual tour where they can speak to the employees on the manufacturing floor. Lam representatives will speak with students about manufacturing careers and their career paths. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will tour the manufacturing floor and address the crowd.
Celebrating 10 years of serving the business community, MEDP will host a celebration of our local advanced manufacturers and food/beverage processing industry during our McMinnville MADE event on Friday, October 7, 2016. It will include VIP Facility Tours, Manufacturers EXPO and presentations by local leaders. Tour hosts include: Betty Lou’s Inc., MEGGITT Polymers & Composites, NW UAV, NW Rapid Mfg. and World Class Technology. The McMinnville MADE Expo and Luncheon will be held at Konect Aviation, McMinnville Airport from Noon-4:00pm. The Expo will be open to the public from 2:00-4:00pm.
Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences Event
Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences students will participate in mock interviews with several industry partners. Multiple manufacturing and industry guest speakers will be addressing students throughout the day discussing current trends, career pathways and skill development.
Redmond Economic Development Manufacturing Day Event
As part of National Manufacturing Day to be held on October 7, 2016, REDI will showcase four local manufacturing companies – as part of the fourth annual “Made in Redmond Tour” – that are making significant contributions to the Redmond economy. Local leaders including elected officials, school administrators, instructors, business leaders and others will tour these companies to learn how they manufacture their products, where they are shipped, what skills are required to do this work and importantly how they help the Redmond economy grow. The tour is designed to help the community further understand the importance of manufacturing and the industry’s contribution to the Redmond community.
South Metro Salem STEM Event
HUNTAIR is a world leader in meeting mission critical air management requirements for aerospace, biotech, hospital, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor industries. The Tualatin manufacturing site boasts a broad range of career avenues for students with STEM skills at all levels of education. Join us to tour the facility to see some of the local opportunities that await our students, and a discussion of local partner efforts to support the preparation of our students for the modern workforce. Participants must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept 30.
October 6 – Boeing
Mt Hood Community College Event
Mt. Hood Community College Applied Technologies division is hosting an event for high school students and women who are interested in exploring careers in Advanced Manufacturing. Students will learn about career opportunities in the Advanced Manufacturing sector, and participate in hands on activities related to Welding, Machining and Engineering. Staff and students should be aware that this is a manufacturing environment and they are required to wear closed toed shoes.