Manufacturing Day 2018!
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Manufacturing Day® is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day® officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year being Oct 5, 2018—any day can be a Manufacturing Day®.

Companies and community organizations should plan their events on the date that works best for them and their community. All events should be registered on This Site no matter what date they are scheduled. Only registered event hosts have access to all of the free event planning and execution resources created by the national co-producers.

Oregon Already has 70 Events planned throughout the State!

Local manufacturers who are concerned about the growing skills gap and the increasing need for skilled workers are opening up their doors to educate and excite the next generation about the manufacturing industry. Past Manufacturing Day® facility tours, workshops, and educational webinars have helped to improve the public perception of manufacturing

View some Oregon Events Here

Multnomah County Manufacturers:

If you’re a manufacturer in Multnomah County, take this quick survey to let Worksystems know how you want to be involved in MFG Day/Month. They are building a directory that will be shared with local schools to encourage partnerships throughout the year.

See All Oregon Events at 

Want to be involved with making Manufacturing Day® in Oregon a success?

Step 1: plan an event
It can be anything. An Open House, a Q&A, a tour of your facilities, a coffee hour, a webinar, a workshop, a classroom demonstration, a mixer…you name it!

Still looking for ideas? Visit for more inspiration.

Step 2: register your event at
It’s quick, it’s easy, and it gives your organization and your event more visibility. Visit to find out how you can complete the registration process in 5 minutes or less.

Step 3: promote your event
There are TONS of resources on to help you get the word out about your event, including this handy host toolkit.


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