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Manufacturing Day 2019

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In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2019, eighteen Austin area manufacturers will open their doors on Oct. 4 to more than 400 students from AISD, RRISD, PFISD, BISD, and GISD as part of an effort to address a projected shortage of engineers and qualified technicians. ARMA has organized facility tours for students to promote the good paying jobs available in manufacturing. The average wage for the region is $106,000 a year, one of the highest in the country for manufacturing and a testament to the advanced nature of the products being made in the region. Students will get a first-hand account of advanced manufacturing tools and techniques as well as learn more about the potential career paths that are available within industry. The participating companies are:

  • HID Global
  • BuildASign
  • NXP
  • Cypress Industries
  • Flex
  • Yeti
  • VirTex
  • SISU
  • EVS Metal
  • Athena Manufacturing
  • Samsung
  • Voltabox
  • Schunk Xycarb Technology
  • AirBorn
  • Tasus
  • TECO Westinghouse
  • Chatsworth
  • STI

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