West Paw Hosts Manufacturing Day Event on Oct 5th, 2018

Posted September 24, 2018

Local Manufactuers to host manufacturing Day event on October 5th for The Gallatin county

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities

Gallatin County, October 5, 2018 – In celebration of Manufacturing Day, several local manufactures will open its doors on October 5th to students, parents and community members. As part of an ongoing effort from the manufacturing community, this event is designed to change people’s perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide. Planned activities include school group tours and open houses.

Manufacturing Day is an annual national event executed at the local level supported by thousands of manufacturers as they host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members at open houses, plant tours and presentations designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers.

Participating manufactures include, West Paw, TowHaul, Vista Outdoors-Blackhawk, Simms Fishing Products, GCC Cement Plant, Spark R&D, and Quantel.

There is an increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector who can design, program and operate technology,” said Spencer Williams, CEO and President of West Paw. “The average age of a manufacturing employee is 56, and between now and 2020 there will be an unprecedented shortage of skilled workers who will need to be replaced.”

To find out more information or to sign up for a tour(s), please visit: www.mfgday.com/events

About West Paw

West Paw is a Bozeman, Montana-based company that sustainably manufactures eco-friendly dog toys, leashes, collars, and beds. Founded in 1996, West Paw products are sold in over 3,000 pet specialty stores across the US and distributed worldwide. www.westpaw.com


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