2019 Make It in Union County Week,
September 30 – October 4

 

Make It in Union County Manufacturing Showcase Event

October 3, 2018; 3:00pm – 6:00pm; SPCC Campus

4209 Old Charlotte Hwy, Monroe, NC 28110 

 



Monday, 9/30/19:  Media Day
Tuesday, 10/1:  Open House Events

 

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry

Make It in Union County – Charlotte Pipe and Foundry – Plastics Division Event
October 1, 2019  Invitation-Only Event, 4210 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe, NC 28110

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry is a leading manufacturer of pipe and fittings and the only manufacturer that offers a complete system of cast iron, PVC, CPVC, ABS and FlowGuard Gold® pipe and fittings for residential and commercial plumbing systems and industrial applications.

This Open House Event will feature presentations and a tour of this state-of-the-art facility. This Open House Event is an INVITATION ONLY event–unfortunately, walk ins will not be permitted. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE FLAT SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. Attendees not properly attired will not be able to tour the facility.

 

South Piedmont Community College

Make It In Union County – SPCC’s Tyson Family Center for Technology Open House
October 1, 2019 3:00pm – 6:00pm, 3509 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

A Manufacturing Career is Just Around the Corner at SPCC

Making the Most of High School: An Open House for Students and Parents

DID YOU KNOW: By 2020, 65 percent of all jobs in the economy will require post-secondary education and training beyond high school.(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

Visit South Piedmont Community College’s Tyson Family Center for Technology on Tuesday, October 1st to learn how high school-age students can receive college-level training TUITION-FREE starting as early as the 9th grade.

 

 

Make It in Union County — Darnel Inc Open House Event
October 1, 2019 4:30pm, 1809 Airport Rd., Monroe NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

Darnel provides an extensive line of food packaging and recyclable tableware manufactured with quality in mind. For more than 30 years, Darnel has been at the forefront of research and development, quality and customer service, allowing for continued growth across the globe. Darnel’s laboratories are equipped with the latest technology to ensure the quality of their products.

Attendees must register for the event–walk ins will not be able to attend. ALL ATTENDEES MUST FLAT, CLOSED TOE SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. Attendees may wear short sleeves and LONG PANTS. Unfortunately, attendees not wearing the proper attire will not be able to tour the facility. Attendees under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

Make It in Union County — Goulston Technologies Open House Event
October 1, 2019 – 5:30pm, 700 N Johnson St., Monroe, NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

With more than 75 years of industry experience, Goulston is a market leader in the chemicals sector. While much of our experience and history is in the synthetic fibers area, we also have developed expertise in other surface modification technologies. Our mission at Goulston is to be the global leader in surface modification technologies by providing our customers with innovative products and services that are consistently superior in technology, quality, performance and value.

This Open House Event will include presentations, a facility tour, and Bruster’s Ice Cream for attendees. Attendees must register for the tour–walks ins will not be able to attend. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE & CLOSED HEEL FLAT SHOES FOR SAFETY. NO HIGH HEELS and NO SLEEVELESS SHIRTS ARE ALLOWED. Unfortunately, any attendees not properly attired will not be able to take the tour. Attendees must have a parent or guardian present if under the age of 16 years old.

 

Make It in Union County — 3M/Scott Fire & Safety Open House Event
October 1, 2019 5:00pm – 6:00pm, 4320 Goldmine Rd., Monroe NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

3M Scott Fire & Safety is a premier manufacturer of innovative respiratory and personal protective equipment and safety devices for firefighters, industrial workers, police squads, militaries, homeland security forces, and rescue teams around the world. With five global manufacturing locations, 3M Scott products protect thousands of individuals each day from environmental hazards including smoke, toxic fumes, combustible gases, falling objects, and contaminants.

This Open house Event will feature presentations and a tour of this state-of the-art facility. Attendees MUST register–walk ins will not be able to participate. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS, LONG SLEEVES, AND CLOSED TOE, FLAT SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. Attendees not properly attired will not be able to tour the facility. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all participants must be at least 11 years old.

 

Wednesday, 10/2: Open House Events

 

Make It In Union County – GM Nameplate Open House Event
October 2, 2019 – 10:00am, 300 Acme Dr., Monroe NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

GM Nameplate, a leading international manufacturer of custom manufactured components and assemblies, will provide presentations and a facility tour for attendees. Attendees will experience a variety of manufacturing processes used to produce a multitude of products.

Attendees must register for the tour — walk ins are not accepted. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE, FLAT SHOES FOR SAFETY. NO HIGH HEELS. Unfortunately, any attendees not properly attired will not be able to take the tour. Attendees must have a parent or guardian if under 16 years old.

 

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry

Make It in Union County – Charlotte Pipe has a special event for UCPS students and parents only
October 2, 2019 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm, 4210 Old Charlotte Hwy., Monroe, NC 28110

Registration is Closed.

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR FOR UNION COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS AND STUDENTS ONLY.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry is a leading manufacturer of pipe and fittings and the only manufacturer that offers a complete system of cast iron, PVC, CPVC, ABS and FlowGuard Gold® pipe and fittings for residential and commercial plumbing systems and industrial applications.

This private tour will feature presentations and a tour of this state-of-the-art facility. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE FLAT SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. Attendees not properly attired will not be able to tour the facility.

The tour will start promptly at 5:00pm. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE BY 4:45pm.

 

Thursday, 10/3:  Manufacturing Showcase Event

 

Make It in Union County Manufacturing Showcase Event
October 3, 2018 – 3:00pm – 6:00pm – SPCC Campus, 4209 Old Charlotte Hwy, Monroe, NC 28110 

This showcase event is open to the public, including students, parents, teachers, veterans, and anyone interested in manufacturing in Union County. Manufacturers will present table-top exhibits, hands-on activities, and videos showing how products are made in Union County. In addition, some manufacturers will have representatives on site to discuss current job openings at their facilities. (Bring your resume!)

This is a great opportunity to learn more about manufacturing and the exciting high tech processes and equipment used in today’s manufacturing. And it’s a great opportunity to meet manufacturers who are “making” great things happen in our community.

 

Friday, 10/4:  Manufacturing Celebration Breakfast

 

October 4, 2019 – Invitation-Only, Monroe, NC

The purpose of this celebration breakfast event is to thank local manufacturing leaders for their contributions to Union County, NC and beyond. This event will include a key note speaker, proclamations of appreciation from local government officials, and presentation of certificates of appreciation to manufacturers who have participated in the week’s activities.

This event is the final event of a week-long celebration of manufacturing in our community. The week’s events include tours of local manufacturing facilities, a manufacturing showcase at South Piedmont Community College. The purpose of Make It in Union County Manufacturing Awareness Week is to promote manufacturing as a top career choice, recognize the benefits manufacturers bring to the community and recognize manufacturers’ contributions to the quality of life through their support of our local nonprofit organizations.