National Manufacturing Month Manufacturing in the New Economy Video http://vimeo.com/67277269 Manufacturers across the nation will be celebrating the uniqueness and durability of our manufacturing sector. National Manufacturing Day is designed to enhance the image of manufacturing and to make people aware of the opportunities available in manufacturing, including high tech and high paying opportunities. Our local partners are doing their part in increasing awareness. Information on training opportunities and more on this national movement can be found by following the these links: National Manufacturing Day: http://www.mfgday.com Illinois Valley Community College: http://catalog.ivcc.edu/search/?P=manufacturing&hasfs=1&page=1 Sauk Valley Community College: https://search.svcc.edu/search?site=catalog&q=manufacturing&client=default_frontend&output=xml_no_dtd&proxystylesheet=default_frontend&btnG= Highland Community College: http://www.highland.edu/site_search.asp?q=manufacturing The face of manufacturing has changed over the year and will continue to change and offer high tech opportunities for area residents. Training at our local community colleges provide the chance for the skills needed to this ever changing industry and to grow with the changes that are yet to come. NCI Works Recognizes the following Manufacturing Representatives …. Debbie Clausen, LMK Technologies, Ottawa Tim Farraher, Metform, Savanna Deana Jones, Wahl Clipper Corporation, Sterling Amy Liebing, Sensient Flavors, Amboy Dave Mennie, Mennie Machine Company, Mark Cary Robbins, Sterling Steel Company, Sterling Jennifer Robbins. Dura Auto, Stockton Gerald Waszkowiak, American Nickoloid, LaSalle Jim Weed , PNC, Inc.