Lippert Components hosts students for Manufacturing Day 2019
Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) hosted nearly 500 students for Manufacturing Day 2019. Students from Concord, Fairfield, Goshen, Pierre Moran, North Side, and Northridge Middle Schools had the opportunity to tour LCI facilities from October 1 through October 16 as part of Manufacturing Day’s nationwide effort to connect with future generations and foster positive awareness around today’s manufacturing environment.
LCI Plants 4, 19, 28, 50, 58, 85, and 228W participated in this year’s Manufacturing Day. Students were given group tours and had the opportunity to listen to team member success stories, learn about career pathway options within the Company’s various divisions and operations, receive educational product line information, learn about safety precautions, and observe product line mock runs.
“Manufacturing Day is a wonderful way to get students familiar with the many career paths that are available within the manufacturing field. It is always such a pleasure to partner with the Horizon Education Alliance (HEA) on this event to make a positive impact on our local area students!” commented April Takach, LCI’s People & Talent Acquisition Representative.
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About The Manufacturing Institute
MFG Day is organized by The Manufacturing Institute—the education and workforce partner of the National Association of Manufacturers. The Institute drives programs and research to raise awareness, change perceptions about manufacturing and help students translate STEM skills learned in a classroom into fulfilling career opportunities in a growing industry. For more information, please visit www.themanufacturinginstitute.org.
What Is MFG Day?
MFG Day aims to showcase the diverse career opportunities available in the manufacturing industry and connect with America’s future workforce—students. Across the country, manufacturers will be hosting students of all ages in their facilities, showcasing our nation’s most iconic industry. Last year, more than 80 percent of students said they became more convinced that manufacturing provides interesting and rewarding careers after attending these events. Events large and small will highlight how modern manufacturers are solving tomorrow’s challenges today!
From over 90 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, LCI Industries, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, LCI, supplies, domestically and internationally, a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, consisting primarily of recreational vehicles and adjacent industries, including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment, and other cargo; trucks; boats; trains; manufactured homes; and modular housing. The Company also supplies engineered components to the related aftermarkets of these industries primarily by selling to retail dealers, wholesale distributors, and service centers. LCI's products include steel chassis and related components; axles and suspension solutions; slide-out mechanisms and solutions; thermoformed bath, kitchen, and other products; vinyl, aluminum, and frameless windows; manual, electric, and hydraulic stabilizer and leveling systems; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; furniture and mattresses; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; towing products; truck accessories; electronic components; and other accessories. Additional information about LCI and its products can be found at LCI1.com.
Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514