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AWFS® Chapter Produces Video for MFG Day; Hosts Live Q&A Sessions

The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®), and it’s Southern California industry-education chapter Society of Wood Manufacturing (SWM) have produced a video showcasing the various roles and processes involved in professional woodworking. The nearly six-minute video, the purpose of which is to introduce students to career pathways in the wood industry, features the team at Architectural Woodworking Company (AWC), Los Angeles. “We were happy to open our facility up for this video,” says Saúl Martín, AWC Vice President of Manufacturing. “During this pandemic, it is more important than ever to provide students with information about wood industry careers through[...]

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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" (source) 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[...]

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