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Balluff to Host Manufacturing Day Event for Students and Community

Monday, September 12, 2016

Balluff to Host Manufacturing Day Event for Students and Community
Students of all ages are invited to attend Balluff on October 7th to learn about modern manufacturing and automation.

Florence, KY (September 8, 2016):   Balluff will open its doors on October 7th to host their second Manufacturing Day event, inviting students and the local community to experience Balluff and learn more about modern manufacturing and automation.

This event will include several hands-on automation learning labs, tours of the facility and the interactive Automation in Action Demo Van, and product and technology demonstrations designed for visitors to experience the high tech environment of today's manufacturing.

"We are excited to be hosting our second Manufacturing Day Event and opening our doors to the community and students of all ages," states Tony Canonaco, President and CEO of Balluff, Inc. "Last year, over 100 people attended the event and we hope for an even bigger turnout this year." Canonaco adds, "Manufacturing plays an important role in our community and we want to take an active role in educating students to help develop the next generation of automation professionals."

Manufacturing Day has become a national collective effort for manufacturers, employers, and educators to open their doors and demonstrate modern manufacturing technology. The event is also a way for manufacturers to define the many opportunities that exist in today's manufacturing environments and why more individuals should consider pathways into manufacturing careers.

Event Details

What: Visit Balluff's Florence, KY plant to experience the high tech environment that today's manufacturers operate in, take part in interactive and hands on automation labs, and learn what kinds of jobs are available in manufacturing. We guarantee you won’t look at manufacturing the same.

Who Should Attend: Elementary to college students are invited, along with adults interested in learning more about manufacturing and automation. Media is invited to attend.

When: Friday, October 7, 2016 10 am - 4 pm (Sign up for a one hour time slot at this link).

Where: 8125 Holton Drive, Florence, KY  41042 (The event starts in our Customer Support Center Building at 7055 Industrial Road)

Contact:
Lindsey Schultz
Phone: 859-727-2200
Email:
lindsey.schultz@balluff.com

Links:
See photos from Balluff's 2015 Manufacturing Day Event: Flickr.
Sign up for a time slot at: http://sensors.balluff.com/mfgday
Learn more about Manufacturing Day:  www.mfgday.com
Learn more about Balluff:  www.balluff.us

Posted by: PSuttmiller


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