Manufacturing in America: It’s Back!
Highland, MI (October 29, 2013) – Everyone at Magnetic Products has enjoyed celebrating Manufacturing Day…
Everyone at Magnetic Products has enjoyed celebrating Manufacturing Day and Month this October. In its second official year, MFG Day and Month help highlight the benefits and strong future of manufacturing in America. When it comes down to it, manufacturing is a major part of our American heritage. This country is famous for its inventors, innovators, and highly skilled craftspeople and there is no doubt that we take great pride and joy in making things with our hands and minds. The amazing process that takes an idea from an initial thought to completed product fascinates us and drives us.
Unfortunately, over the past few decades, we have allowed the manufacturing sector to weaken, which in turn has sapped our strength. Thankfully, we now find ourselves in the middle of an American manufacturing renaissance. According to the latest Institute for Supply Management (ISM) report, the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the fourth consecutive month and another study shows that many companies have already brought manufacturing back to the U.S. from overseas.
While celebrating MFG Day and Month is a good start, perhaps our biggest challenge will be to entice our younger generations into taking up manufacturing as their life’s work. The key here is to convince young people that manufacturing is no longer just standing on a shop floor for 8 hours at a time, repeating the same mindless task surrounded by dirt, noise, and darkness. Today’s manufacturing is about innovative technologies like robotics, computer programing, and 3D printing. It is a brave new world, and the challenges are only limited to our imaginations. If we can get this message across to Generation Y, then America’s future will be bright and sustainable.
At Magnetic Products, we firmly believe that America’s prosperity and success lie in our ability to regain our leadership as the world’s manufacturer. If you want to learn how you can get the word out to the country and world, you can always drop by the Manufacturing Day website or just contact Magnetic Products directly. We would love you to join us in celebrating all that is “Made in America”.
About Magnetic Products, Inc.:
Based in Metro-Detroit Michigan, MPI designs, manufactures and services magnets, material handling and electronic inspection systems. MPI products are designed to be complete metal and foreign contamination control solutions for the food production and related industries. MPI’s equipment and service programs help its customers minimize downtime and protect brand integrity by offering safe and reliable equipment. MPI leads the industry by continuously engineering inventive products, advancing customer education through significant investments in research and development, and proactive product training. All MPI equipment is backed by its best in class service programs, customer service team, and support team. MPI interacts closely with its customers and expands its offerings to meet the changes of a dynamic and ever-changing marketplace.
For further information, visit www.mpimagnet.com.
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