Join us for Manufacturing Day 2017

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SCMEP invites you to participate in Manufacturing Day 2017! This day has been designed to expand knowledge about and improve the perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing’s value to the North American economy. Students, parents, educators, civic leaders, manufacturers, and local communities are encouraged to attend. All are free of charge but require prior registration.

October 4th –
GE Healthcare Plant Tour – 9:30am – 11:30am
3001 W. Radio Drive, Florence, SC 29501

GE Healthcare’s expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, performance improvement, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies is helping clinicians around the world re-imagine new ways to predict, diagnose, inform and treat disease, so their patients can live their lives to the fullest. Florence’s 500,000-square-foot facility is responsible for building components for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices and other medical imaging systems.

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October 5th –
Swiss Krono Plant Tour – 9:30am – 11:30am
810 Technology Drive, Barnwell, SC 29812

Swiss Krono’s Barnwell facility creates virtually any style, shape, finish, texture, scrape, bevel, locking system, thickness, size, and attached pad of laminate flooring planks sold through distributors, dealers, and chains nationwide. This amazing growth and their ability to supply the needs of the marketplace has earned them the nickname “The Quiet Giant” of laminate flooring that’s proudly made by Americans and made for Americans.

Please note: Due to company policy, this event is not open to middle school students or younger.

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October 5th –
Komatsu Plant Tour – 1:30pm – 3:30pm
6416 SC-219, Newberry, SC 29108

Komatsu America Corp. is a U.S. subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd., the world’s second largest manufacturer and supplier of earth-moving equipment, consisting of construction, mining and compact construction equipment. Komatsu America also serves forklift and forestry markets. Through its distributor network, Komatsu offers a state-of-the-art parts and service program to support its equipment.  It’s Newberry Manufacturing Operation (NMO) conducted the groundbreaking ceremony in March 2001. The facility has produced Backhoe Loaders, Skid Steer Loaders, Excavators and now Wheel Loaders and Forklifts. NMO has approximately 200 employees and provides a safe and environmentally friendly workplace.

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October 10th –
Nutramax Laboratories Plant Tour – 9:30am – 11:30am
946 Quality Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720

Since 1992, Christian-based Nutramax Laboratories has been developing products for people and their pets. Located in Lancaster, SC, Nutramax Laboratories researches and develops high quality products to support animal health. The Nutramax Family of Companies has become industry leaders in setting and adhering to high standards in manufacturing and quality control.

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October 11th –
Domtar Plant Tour – 9:30am – 11:30am
300 Northpark Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Domtar makes products that people around the world rely on every day. They design, manufacture, market, and distribute a wide variety of pulp, paper and personal care products from copy paper to baby diapers.

Please note: Due to company policy, this event is not open to middle school students or younger.

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October 12th –
Fab Fours Plant Tour – 9:30am – 11:30am
2213 Industrial Park Road, Lancaster, SC 29720

Fab Fours Inc. is one of the largest aftermarket bumper manufacturers in the world. The company takes great pride in being Made in the USA. Fab Fours is a full vertically integrated manufacturer with all company personnel and capabilities located at the headquarters in Lancaster, SC. This ensures repeatable quality and precise fit for every product and allows adaptability to quickly respond to customer needs. This performance has earned awards such as recognition in the Inc. 500 and Aggie 100 for sustained year over year growth.

Please note: Due to company policy, this event is not open to middle school students or younger.

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