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Tribute Customers Participate in MFG DAY 2015

Mfg-day-2015Manufacturing Day 2015 was officially held on October 2nd this year and over 2,300 companies  throughout the US and Canada held over 2,560 events promoting the manufacturing industry.

Two Tribute customers were part of that coordinated effort and opened their doors to future generations interested in a career in our industry.

Behco-MRM-logoBehco-MRM, based in Madison Heights, Michigan, offered a presentation and facility tour to promote career opportunities in the skilled trades and manufacturing industry.

The event exposed local high school students to a number of unique job opportunities at an industrial distributor that designs and builds fluid power, motion control and automation systems. Check out some of the photos from their event:


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MFP-automation2MFP Automation Engineering, based in Hudsonville, Michigan, offered tours of their facility and manufacturing space which includes a two story carousel, an on-site Parker Hannifin store, CNC shop, and complete capabilities for hydraulic power unit fabrication and inventories in excess of a million dollars.

In house experts were on hand to discuss how each portion of the facility ties in with their ability to create a common goal of manufacturing success in Michigan.  MFP Automation also routinely works with students of WMU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, assisting them with engineering and manufacturing special projects. Check out some photos from their events:














Manufacturing Day 2015 was a rousing success and if you are interested in hosting a tour or event at your facility, the MFGDAY website has a wealth of resources to get you started.


Tribute, Inc. is a provider of business management software for industrial distributors who provide engineering, design and fabrication services for their customers in the motion control, automation, and fluid power industries. For more information about TrulinX, our Windows-based product designed specifically for complex fabrication projects, click here.