In this video, Beth Goodbaum, lead writer and reporter for Career Journal, speaks to Frank Langro of Festo Corp. at its U.S. headquarters in Hauppauge, N.Y. Langro, the director of marketing and product development, speaks about why Festo decided to open its doors to the public on national Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4.
Every October, the Association for Manufacturing Technology, AMT, hosts its annual Global Forecasting & Marketing Conference. This year, attendees will converge on Cincinnati for great networking opportunities, innovative manufacturing business strategies and concepts, and inspiring keynote speakers. But the main reason why people go to this event is to hear the economic and market forecasts given by the industry’s top economists. In short, people come because they want to know the future. Read more
With just under a month until National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day), companies across the country are preparing to open their doors to the next generation of workers, business connections, and politicians to raise awareness about the industry through hands-on demonstrations and facility tours. Here’s a glimpse of what some are planning for the Oct. 4 event.