2018 Manufacturing Day/Month – SAVE THE DATE!

October 5 marks the official kick off for Manufacturing (MFG) Day with industry tours, open houses, career fairs and other miscellaneous events being planned in Florida and across the country.

This year FloridaMakes, FLATE and the network of Regional Manufacturers Associations across the state are taking the lead in organizing statewide industry tours and events that kick starts on MFG Day/Month. Counties and cities across Florida are set to issue proclamations marking October as MFG Month. Thousands of students and educators from schools across Florida are also anxious to participate in industry tours that are geared to showcase products that are “Made in Florida” as well as get an up-close and in-depth look at high-skilled, high-wage careers that the industry offers. Manufacturing Day is expected to be celebrated across Florida, and there are a number of ways to be involved in this nationwide event that focuses on the strength of American Manufacturing.


For more information and Florida’s MFG Day/Month educational resources, please visit these online sites.

Made in Florida Industry Tour Educational Resources

Pre & Post Tour – Teacher Lesson Plan

Industry Tour Lesson Plans

CIS Lessons to be used w/industry tours

If you are interested in hosting a student tour either on Manufacturing Day or any day during the month of October, please contact your local Regional Manufacturers Associations and Regional MFG Day team in your area.

For information on MFG Day/Month in Florida visit FLATE, www.mfgday-fl.org, or contact Dr. Marilyn Barger at barger@fl-ate.org.