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Manufacturing Day

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

R.D. Parpart II, right, of ArcelorMittal, explains what his company has to offer to student Miguel Alfaro as Prairie State College celebrated Manufacturing Day on Thursday.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Manufacturing Day is a nationwide event intended to increase awareness of the importance and value of the manufacturing industry and its careers.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

Prairie State celebrates manufacturing industry

Robyn Williams, left, a student at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, examines a product as Prairie State College celebrated its Manufacturing Day on Thursday in the college's Industrial Technology Wing with lab tours, machine demonstrations and a career exploration fair.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Pence to sell Obama on HIP 2.0 during Evansville visit

Pence to sell Obama on HIP 2.0 during Evansville visit

INDIANAPOLIS | An afternoon of corn harvesting and an evening campaign fundraiser kept Gov. Mike Pence from greeting President Barack Obama in Gary on Wednesday.

October 02, 2014 2:07 pm Related

National Manufacturing Day to shine light on sector

Students often overlook manufacturing as a career path, but Manufacturing Day hopes to make them more aware of the option.

September 30, 2014 12:28 pm

Manufacturing Day scheduled Oct. 2 at Prairie State College

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is celebrating Manufacturing Day with an exhibitor fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Prairie Center, located in the Tech Wing on the college’s main campus at 202 S. Halsted St.

September 29, 2014 12:00 am
Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

A robotic welder welds a trailer deck at Tri-State Industries in Hammond.

October 03, 2013 2:26 pm
Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

A robotic welder welds a trailer deck at Tri-State Industries in Hammond. Manufacturers across the country hope to get people to see the industry for what it is today: a still-vibrant and increasingly high-tech field in need of more skilled workers.

October 03, 2013 2:26 pm
Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

Machinist Doug Redmond works on a welding fixture for a hand truck at Tri-State Industries in Hammond. A survey of Indiana manufacturers found they are now more likely to invest in facilities, equipment and employees.

October 03, 2013 2:26 pm
Digital Lab for Manufacturing

Digital Lab for Manufacturing

A machinist works on a welding fixture for a hand truck at Tri-State Industries in Hammond. The Digital Lab for Manufacturing in Chicago is expected to have a major impact on the regional economy, by helping make manufacturers more efficient and better able to respond to market demand.

October 03, 2013 2:26 pm
Careers 'steel' in manufacturing, company says

Careers 'steel' in manufacturing, company says

PORTAGE | While walking around stacks of steel coils near processing machines Friday, John Hirt beamed with pride while leading people around his company's flagship processing facility.

October 05, 2012 4:30 pm Photos

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Feralloy opening doors for Manufacturing Day

Portage steel processing firm Feralloy Corp. is hosting a facility tour and open house Oct. 5 as part of Manufacturing Day.

September 28, 2012 12:00 pm
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