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Follow Along: Manufacturing Day

Today across the nation we’re celebrating the vitality and strength of American manufacturing.

Today marks the 5th annual Manufacturing Day! Across the country over 2,500 events are taking place to highlight what manufacturing careers have to offer young people, the work of manufacturing entrepreneurs large and small, and the technologies and skills that are the foundation of the most dynamic manufacturing sector in the world.

Manufacturing Day

Join us in celebrating the strength of American manufacturing and the opportunity to educate and motivate the next generation of manufacturers!

  • Attend one of the thousands of factory tours, hackathons, and career exploration panels happening across the country -- find an event near you at
  • Check out the commitments made in response to the President's Call to Action
  • Learn about the state of American manufacturing and the Administration's work over the last 8 years to strengthen the competitiveness of this important sector
  • Read the President’s Proclamation declaring October 7th as National Manufacturing Day

Join the Conversation Online

Going on a factory tour? Attending a demonstration in a makerspace? Participating in a hackathon? We want to hear from you! Make sure to use the hashtag #MFGDay16:

Rachael Croft is Policy Advisor for the Office of Policy Development