MFG Day 2019 is Friday, October 4

Lots of great wood manufacturing industry events taking place!

MFG Day 2019 is Friday, October 4

MFG Day is Friday, October 4, 2019

MFG Day (“Manufacturing Day”) is a nation-wide campaign to strengthen student awareness of manufacturing career opportunities. This is your chance to open your doors, welcome students, and make a positive impact on career awareness (and your future employee pipeline)!

Did you know…

…89% of students who attended MFG Day events are “more aware of manufacturing jobs in their communities”

…84% are “more convinced that manufacturing provides careers that are interesting and rewarding”

…64% are “more motivated to pursue careers in manufacturing”


How to Get Started

Once you decide to host an event, publish it on the MFG Day website.

Here are some additional resources to help with planning your event:

Webinar recording (52 minutes) and Power Point (PDF) with step-by-step instructions and case studies of wood industry company events.

Official MFG Day Host Toolkit

Other Official MFG Day Event Host Resources

Check out this video of the Stiles Machinery 2017 MFG Day event


These Wood Industry Companies Are Hosting MFG Day Events

Sept 27: Veneer Technologies, Morehead, NC

Oct 1: Weyerhaeuser, Kalispell, MT

Oct 2: Woodside Industries, Cavalier, ND

Oct 3: International Paper, Lafayette, LA

Oct 4: 

Armstrong Flooring, Lancaster, PA

Ceratizit, Rancho Cordova, CA

Cerritos College Wood Manufacturing Technology Program, Norwalk, CA

Drawer Box Specialties, Orange, CA

Hansen & Co Woodworks, St. Joseph, MN

idX, Dayton, OH

Leggett & Platt, Spring Hill, FL

Madison College Cabinet & Millwork Program, Madison, WI

Maple Landmark, Middlebury, VT

Masco Cabinetry, Culpeper, VA

Mastercam, Tolland, CT

Mereen-Johnson, Webster, SD

Pella, Shenandoah, IA

Reborn Cabinets, Anaheim, CA

Signature Custom Cabinetry, Inc., Ephrata, PA

Stiles Machinery, Kentwood, MI

Timberlane, Montgomeryville, PA

Oct 9: Super Thin Saws, Inc, Moretown, VT

Oct 12: Sauder Woodworking, Archbold, OH

Oct 18: Koetter Woodworking, Borden, IN

Oct 19: Veneer Technologies, Morehead, NC

If you would like to learn more about MFG Day, please contact Adria Salvatore, AWFS Education & Conference Director at (323) 215-0311 or

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