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Planning and Economic Development



It’s Back and Better Than Ever - MFG Day 2020 Goes Virtual!

Launched annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day helps showcase the appeal of modern manufacturing careers. The initiative encourages thousands of companies and educational institutions around the nation to open their doors to teach students, parents, teachers and community leaders about all the inner workings of the industry. MFG Day also empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive.

Macomb County, along with its educational partners, will be holding a MFG Week from Monday, September 28 through Friday, October 2, 2020.

The digital experience will feature six companies virtually showcasing their facilities through secure Zoom meetings. It will also include company overviews and interviews with workers, who will discuss their educational pathways and why they decided on advanced manufacturing for their careers. Afterwards, teachers, students and their families will be able to explore each facility through a 3D virtual tour. 

Macomb County’s Manufacturing Week is open to everyone! Students, teachers and parents can tune in to Manufacturing Week live, or watch at their leisure. The videos will be available online for the next year so families can explore the manufacturing industry together and discuss potential career options. Registration is currently open at

The Manufacturing Week schedule features:

  • Monday, September 28th @ 11:30 a.m.; RCO Engineering 
  • Monday, September 28th @ 3 p.m.; Avon Machining 
  • Tuesday, September 29th @ 7:30 a.m.; Fori Automation
  • Wednesday, September 30th @ 3 p.m.; Paslin 
  • Thursday, October 1st @ 11:30 a.m.; Michigan Production Machining 
  • Friday, October 2nd @ 7:30 a.m.; Triumph Group

Ferris State University, Macomb Community College and Michigan Works! Young Professionals will also have virtual exhibit booths. 

Since 2014, more than 12,000 students have participated in Macomb County’s Manufacturing Day through the support of an active planning committee and the generosity of host sites and sponsors.










To view photos from MFG Day 2019, click here.

2018 MFG Day Video Contest Winner: Pankow TV & Broadcast Media | L'Anse Creuse

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