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NMMA sets Oct. 6 as Manufacturing Day

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Manufacturing Day on Oct. 6, an event meant to bring together industry leaders in a coordinated effort to address a variety of issues they all face.

The list includes misperceptions about manufacturing, the skilled labor shortage, connecting with future generations, taking charge of the public image of manufacturing and ensuring the ongoing prosperity of the industry.

The NMMA is encouraging members to host an event or endorse the day. The NMMA said in a statement that Manufacturing Day is a vital tool for educating the public on manufacturing’s importance for the economy and for recruiting employees.

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