Manufacturing Awareness Week Events

Information and schedule coming soon!

 

 

September 26, 2017

Invitation Only Event 

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. They design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. UTC Aerospace Systems is also a major supplier to international space programs.

Attendees must register for the event –walk ins will not be able to attend. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. 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.

Invitation Only Event 

 

October 3, 2017

9:00 am – Facility Tour and Presentation — 4147 Goldmine Road, Monroe NC  

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA was established in 2003 as the North American division of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Since the first product launch in January 2005, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has emerged as one of the leading generic organizations in the US. Glenmark operates 16 manufacturing facilities globally, illustrating their continuous investment to meet the growing demand for their products.

In 2015, Glenmark established its first manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a brand new 100,000 square foot leading-edge facility in Monroe. As part of Glenmark’s mission to expand its footprint in the U.S., this new plant will begin by manufacturing oral solids and sterile injectables.

Attendees must register for the tour — walk ins are not accepted. For safety purposes, ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. The following are NOT allowed: high heels, capri/short pants, sleeveless shirts, nail polish/artificial nails, make-up, jewelry (only medical/emergency tags as well as medical devices will be permitted). Unfortunately, any attendees not properly attired will not be able to take the tour. Attendees must have a parent or guardian if under the age of 16 years old.

 

October 3, 2017

2:00 pm – Facility Tour and Presentation — 4147 Goldmine Road, Monroe NC  

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA was established in 2003 as the North American division of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Since the first product launch in January 2005, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has emerged as one of the leading generic organizations in the US. Glenmark operates 16 manufacturing facilities globally, illustrating their continuous investment to meet the growing demand for their products.

In 2015, Glenmark established its first manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a brand new 100,000 square foot leading-edge facility in Monroe. As part of Glenmark’s mission to expand its footprint in the U.S., this new plant will begin by manufacturing oral solids and sterile injectables.

Attendees must register for the tour — walk ins are not accepted. For safety purposes, ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. The following are NOT allowed: high heels, capri/short pants, sleeveless shirts, nail polish/artificial nails, make-up, jewelry (only medical/emergency tags as well as medical devices will be permitted). Unfortunately, any attendees not properly attired will not be able to take the tour. Attendees must have a parent or guardian if under the age of 16 years old.

 

October 3, 2017

4:00  – 6:00 pm – Facility Tour and Presentation — 4238 Capital Drive, Monroe NC  

greiner_logo_2cGreiner Bio-One North America, Inc., an international medical technology company, will provide presentations, facility tour, and light refreshments for attendees. Attendees will experience the latest technology for producing products used in Preanalytics and BioScience fields.

Attendees must register for the tour — walk ins are not accepted. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE 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 and all attendees must be at least 11 years old.

 

October 3, 2017

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Open House Event — 700 N Johnson Street, Monroe, NC

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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 Brewster’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.

 

October 4, 2017

10:00 am – Open House Event – 300 Acme Dr., Monroe, NC 28112

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 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.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED.

 

October 4, 2017

Invitation Only Event 

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For over a century, Charlotte Pipe has been manufacturing pipe and fillings, employing more than 1,200 loyal, hard-working Americans. All products are proudly made in the USA. Charlotte Pipe is the largest manufacturer of DWV pipe and fittings in the United States and operates one of the largest fittings molding facilities in the world.

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.

Invitation Only Event 

 

October 4, 2017

Invitation Only Event 

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 WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. 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.

Invitation Only Event 

 

October 4, 2017

Invitation Only Event 

Vanguard Pai Lung has been manufacturing precision, quality and innovative custom designed knitting machines in the USA since 1918. Attendees at this Open House Event will see the latest engineering technology in the development and production of high speed knitting machines. Attendees will experience presentations along with facility tours.

Attendees must register for the event–walk ins will not be able to attend. ALL ATTENDEES MUST WEAR LONG PANTS AND CLOSED TOE SHOES. NO HIGH HEELS. 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.

Invitation Only Event 

 

October 5, 2017

3:00  – 6:00 pm – Showcase Event, South Piedmont Community College, 4209 Old Charlotte Hwy, Monroe, NC

MMAC_logoThis 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.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about manufacturing and the exciting high tech processes and equipment used in today’s manufacturing.

 

Platinum Sponsor:   Charlotte Pipe and Foundry 

Hospitality Suite Sponsor:    

October 6, 2017
Private Celebration Event – by invitation only

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.

Platinum Sponsor:                

Gold Sponsors:                                            

                Robbins & Associates         

Silver Sponsors:          Charlotte Pipe and Foundry   

   

 

 

 

 

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