2021 Make It In Union County Week

Make It in Union County is a grassroots effort to increase awareness of the positive impact manufacturers have on our community and to promote manufacturing as a top career choice. Our goal is to increase awareness among students, parents, and educators – that today’s manufacturing field is a great place to work, with excellent career opportunities and high-paying jobs.

The week kicks off with a Social Media Blitz Day on Monday, September 27, 2021.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube for sneak peaks inside Union County manufacturers, along with fun and interesting facts about manufacturing in Union County and across the country.

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Manufacturing Speakers

22 Speakers from Manufacturers and SPCC will share presentations virtually with more than 2,000 students across Union County this week. These presentations help students understand the vast and high-paying opportunities available in the manufacturing field. It also introduces students to local manufacturers, many of whom have a variety of positions open currently.

Jobs Website

Speaking of open positions – students, or anyone looking for a rewarding career in manufacturing, can find LOCAL jobs with LOCAL employers on the Union County Chamber’s jobs website. New positions are added daily. Find your future at jobsinunioncounty.com.

Union County Manufacturing Virtual Tours

Interested in an inside look at Union County manufacturing? We have a variety of videos that include virtual tours and behind the scenes of local manufacturing firms and the Tyson Family Center for Technology at South Piedmont Community College. The college offers training and certificate programs in fields including:

    • Machining
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics
    • Welding

Get an inside look at those programs on the SPCC Tyson Center Tour page.