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Manufacturing Day 2016 a Success!

Manufacturing Day was more popular than ever this year! More than 2,600 events took place across the country where manufacturers and educators opened their doors, offered plant tours and engaged their community.

Thousands of students, parents, and teachers learned about the rewarding careers that manufacturing offers, and experienced first-hand about the high-tech innovations in 21st century manufacturing.

Several of our customers participated in MFG DAY this year by hosting events:

Behco-MFGDay16-1Behco-MRM, a Michigan  tri-technology distributor and integrator providing motion control solutions with pneumatic, hydraulic and electro-mechanical technologies, hosted local high school students to show them their role in manufacturing. 

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Kids learned about how to program a cobot (a robot intended to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace) and the role of hydraulics in manufacturing. Behco's intern is inspiring the next generation!

 

 

 

Mfp-mfg-day-2016-2MFP Automation Engineering, a distributor and design company specializing in specialize in fluid power, pneumatics, hydraulics, manifolds, custom power units, and automation had over 60 people from the community help them celebrate Manufacturing Day and learn more about the manufacturing businesses around Hudsonville, Michigan.

 Mfp-mfg-day-2016Local high school students got an introduction to manufacturing basics and how MFP Automation Engineering hydraulic and engineering expertise contributes to the automation of today's factories.

 

 

HTE-MFGDay16-1HTE Technologies helps manufacturers optimize industrial productivity through their specialization in industrial automation & control, hydraulics & pneumatics, vision & ID systems, Custom Hydraulic Power Units and more.

 

HTE-mfg-16HTE showed high school students  how collaborative robots like Sawyer from Rethink Robotics are changing the manufacturing landscape at an event hosted at St. Charles Community College.

 

 

For more information, check out MFG DAY or The Manufacturing Institute.