The second annual Manufacturing Day is set for this Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The day showcases the importance of manufacturing nationwide and illustrates is impact on the economy.
Many New York businesses are participating, member companies holding events include Tough Traveler in Schenectady – offering a factory tour – and SUNYIT in Utica – hosting a National Manufacturing Day Conference, “The Resurgence of Manufacturing in NY.” SUNY’s Clinton Community College will also host an event.
A column in the Olean Times Herald from John Stahley general manager of Dresser-Rand Co. in Olean focuses on the importance of Manufacturing to New York’s economy and what it means to celebrate Manufacturing Day.
Is your company holding a Manufacturing Day event? Let us know and we will post it on our blog; contact Kristin Legere.
Getting New York’s economy going again through manufacturing is a matter central to The Business Council. At our 2013 Annual Meeting, held last week at The Sagamore Resort, The Council announced the Upstate Futurist Project, aimed at revitalizing the upstate New York economy focusing on creating solutions to the most pressing issues hindering economic development and business growth in upstate New York and on leveraging the region’s strengths to make upstate New York economically vibrant.
For more on the Upstate Futurist visit The Council’s website.