Manufacturing Month - October 2016
To showcase the importance of manufacturing in Lorain County, business, industry, government and education have developed a series of activities for high school students through adults all in the month of October. Events that are scheduled during Manufacturing Month in Lorain County are listed below.
Celebrate the Importance of Manufacturing
The Lorain County Growth Partnership is again this year proud to promote October as Manufacturing Month. This is the fifth year that the State of Ohio has declared October the month to recognize our local manufacturers and to bring a career in manufacturing as an option to our middle school and high school students as well as our transitioning workforce. Members of the LCGP include: The Lorain County Commissioners, the Lorain County Chamber of Commerce, Lorain County Community Development, Team Lorain County, Lorain County Community College, Lorain County Joint Vocational Schools and Ohio Means Jobs Lorain County.
Manufacturing Month Kick-Off Event
Friday, October 7
Parker Hannifin Corporation
520 Ternes Lane, Elyria
Keynote speaker this year will be Paul Susalla, Corporate Manufacturing Technology Advancement Director for Parker Hannifin.
The Lorain County Growth Partnership’s goal during manufacturing month is to create awareness of manufacturing in Lorain County and to highlight career pathways in manufacturing to local high school students and transitional workers. Our collaboration with businesses and educators gives us an opportunity for open dialogue to understand the skills needed for future employees and allows our schools to show what they are doing to prepare students for the workforce.
Registration information to come
The 2016 Manufacturing Month Calendar of Events:
Will be available soon