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RESOURCES

Valuable Metalforming
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These resources have been developed to highlight the metalforming industry and its many fulfilling career options, as well as provide information to manufacturers about engaging students in the industry with the goal of building a trained and quality workforce.

Students

A brochure highlighting industry careers that emphasizes how metalformers are essential to the products we depend on each and every day. Learn more...

Meet Nick, who joined a tool and die apprentice program after realizing a ‘desk job’ wasn’t his dream job. From the assembly floor to apprenticeship, Nick has found a rewarding career path. Learn more...

Industry employer Ajax Metal Forming Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, highlights several colleagues who have climbed the career ladder through apprenticeships, internships and scholarships. Learn more...

A job board connecting job seekers with employers in the metal stamping, forming, fabricating, and tool and die industries. Learn more...

Answers to common questions about industry careers, such as: Is it safe?; Is it stable?; What is the salary?; What education is needed?; What kind of careers are there?; and much more. Learn more...

An overview of common metalforming processes and how the industry surrounds, supports and gives structure to your life. Learn more...

Parents

A brochure highlighting industry careers that emphasizes how metalformers are essential to the products we depend on each and every day. Learn more...

Meet Nick, who joined a tool and die apprentice program after realizing a ‘desk job’ wasn’t his dream job. From the assembly floor to apprenticeship, Nick has found a rewarding career path. Learn more...

Answers to common questions about industry careers, such as: Is it safe?; Is it stable?; What is the salary?; What education is needed?; What kind of careers are there?; and much more. Learn more...

Educators

A brochure highlighting industry careers that emphasizes how metalformers are essential to the products we depend on each and every day. Learn more...

Meet Nick, who joined a tool and die apprentice program after realizing a ‘desk job’ wasn’t his dream job. From the assembly floor to apprenticeship, Nick has found a rewarding career path. Learn more...

Listen to leaders from across the manufacturing sector talk about their plans to grow and sustain the industry. This podcast from Longevity Industries is updated twice a monthly. Subscribe for updates. Learn more...

Industry employer Ajax Metal Forming Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, highlights several colleagues who have climbed the career ladder through apprenticeships, internships and scholarships. Learn more...

A job board connecting job seekers with employers in the metal stamping, forming, fabricating, and tool and die industries. Learn more...

A kit containing information you need to know to begin engaging students in your region. Included are how-to guides for student engagement activities, marketing materials, sample communications for building partnerships in your community and more. Learn more...

An overview of common metalforming processes and how the industry gives form to your life. Learn more...

Companies

A brochure featuring how tool and die makers shape the products that are used in our daily lives. Learn more...

Listen to leaders from across the manufacturing sector talk about their plans to grow and sustain the industry. This podcast from Longevity Industries is updated twice a monthly. Subscribe for updates. Learn more...

Industry employer Ajax Metal Forming Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, highlights several colleagues who have climbed the career ladder through apprenticeships, internships and scholarships. Learn more...

A job board connecting job seekers with employers in the metal stamping, forming, fabricating, and tool and die industries. Learn more...

A kit containing information you need to know to begin engaging students in your region. Included are how-to guides for student engagement activities, marketing materials, sample communications for building partnerships in your community and more. Learn more...

A resource to help manufacturers recruit and train a quality workforce. Learn more...

Information on National Institute for Metalworking Skills’ competency-based apprenticeships. To become a NIMS Certified Machinist, Toolmaker, CNC Setup Programmer or a Certified Journey Worker at any NIMS occupation, the apprentice must earn NIMS credentials in demonstrating satisfactory performance in a required number of competencies. Learn more...

A how-to guide prepared by PMA’s One Voice advocacy team, offering guidance on conducting outreach to local schools, planning and promoting your event, and following up after the event Learn more...

3 Steps for Success. A helpful guide prepared by PMA’s One Voice advocacy team, providing tips on how to make the most of your MFG Day event through photos, videos and social media. Learn more...

The Whys and Hows to Conduct a Factory Tour. An article written by PMA member Hale Foote of Scandic Springs, providing tips on how best to conduct a tour of your plant. Learn more...

 MfgDay.com offers a wealth of resources to assist you in planning a successful MFG Day event. Learn more...

A package of cinematic media and interactive resources to promote and host your MFG Day event, including a high-impact video, a PowerPoint template, audience engagement tools, prize packs and hands-on classroom projects. Available only to events registered through the MFG Day website. Learn more...

Get started with this guide, which provides an overview of the process for creating a Manufacturing Day event. Learn more...

Find answers to common questions related to the event-planning process, access tips for reaching out to the different audiences who may attend your event, and see suggestions for making your event memorable. Learn more...

 Receive guidance on conducting a successful plant tour for your elected officials. Learn more...

Leverage social media to promote your event. Sample tweets are included to assist those who may be new to social media. Learn more...

View archived webinars that have been created to assist first-time MFG Day event organizers. Learn more...

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Our mission is to provide access and resources for student, parents, educators and companies to view the metalforming industry as a rewarding and innovative career path.

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Email: info@center4metalformingcareers.org
Phone: (216) 901-8800
Fax: (216) 901-9190

6363 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131

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