Manufacturing Day was a big success, with over 200 companies nationwide participating by hosting factory tours and educational sessions for students and community members. Machining Journal was on the scene for Manufacturing Day in New York City, as fellow writer Beth Goodbaum traveled to the Steinway & Sons piano factory in Queens and yours truly headed to the Bronx for a tour of elevator components maker G.A.L. Manufacturing Corp.
Many people were active on social media for Manufacturing Day, sharing their stories and pictures. Let’s take a look at what others were up to last Friday!
Over 750 middle-schoolers attended the Hartford State Armory in Hartford, Conn., where Senator Richard Blumenthal addressed the crowd.
Cutting tools maker Sandvik Coromant showed off its equipment at a Manufacturing Day event in Cypress, Calif.
O’Brien & Gere shared some of their photos on Facebook:
— O’Brien & Gere (@OBRIEN_GERE) October 8, 2012
The Dream It Do It Project had some video suggestions.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker also participated:
Other states that shared their stories include Ohio…
— Steam Turbines (@steamturbines) October 8, 2012
CA manufacturers, facilities and colleges open their doors for National Manufacturing Day bit.ly/WqpV10
— Peridot Corporation (@PeridotCorp) October 8, 2012
…and New Jersey, just to name a few.
The final question, though: How was your Manufacturing Day?