Macomb County Host Sites

Macomb County needs host sites that are willing to offer a guided tour(s) for up to 30 students and the teachers or guidance counselors that will supervise them. This is your opportunity to let the next generation of our workforce know that interesting and rewarding jobs await them in the manufacturing sector. Host sites may choose to offer a morning tour and/or an early afternoon tour.  A tour lasts from 90-120 minutes. Suggested activities include:​​

  • Welcome/Safety Rules/Meet our Company for the entire group – this is a great time for company leaders to talk about what the company does, who they hire, and what they offer for employees, especially if there are programs in place to help employees advance.

  • Three sub-tours that highlight different work areas and careers (including “front office” staff) so that students can rotate through each. This allows for smaller, more manageable groups of ten. 

  • Opportunities for students to interact with employees who are enthusiastic about their jobs, as well as a chance to see the “product life cycle” in action.   

 

Why?

  • Increase student exposure to careers in this field

  • Highlight career opportunities

  • Prepare the future workforce to take the place of retiring baby boomers

 

What do we need to do?

  • Agree to host a tour for up to 30 students (a.m., p.m. or both)

  • Prepare a company overview to share with students

  • Recruit employees to talk about their jobs and the training they received

 

Help provided? You bet!

  • Ideas for organizing your tour

  • Opportunity to meet school personnel before they arrive with students

 
Contact Information

 

Maria Zardis

Program Manager

Macomb County Planning & Economic Development

586-469-5285

Maria.zardis@macombgov.org

2019 MFG Day Host Sites

AGS Automotive
AIM Computer Solutions, Inc.
Alba tooling & engineering Inc.
American Axle & Manufacturing Metal Forming
Ascent Aerospace
Avon Machining
Brose, Jefferson
CERATIZIT USA
CIE USA / Century Plastics
College Park Industries
Complete Prototype Services, Inc.
Diversified Manufacturing and Assembly
Dominion Technologies Group
Drake Enterprises, Inc.
Eckhart
FCA - Sterling Heights Assembly Plan
FCA US - Sterling Stamping Plant
Fisher Dynamics
Flex-N-Gate Forming Technologies

Flex-N-Gate Shelby

 

Ford Motor Company - Romeo Engine Plant
Fori Automation
Futuramic Tool & Engineering
Global Advanced Products, LLC
ICR
JB Cutting Inc.
K&K Stamping Co.
Kimastle Corporation
KUKA Systems
L&L Products
Lanzen, Inc.
Luckmarr Plastics
LumaSmart
MacLean-Fogg
Magna Shelby Foam Systems
Mayco International
MFC Netform
Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers
MNP Corporation
MPT Sterling Heights

National Bronze Mfg. Co.
Orlandi Gear Company
Paragon Technologies
Paslin
PCS COMPANY
Proper Group International
PTI Engineered Plastics

QMC-EMI
RCO Engineering, Inc.
Romeo RIM, Inc.
Schaller Group
Shiloh Industries
Summit Plastic Molding, Inc.
Synergy Prototype Stamping, LLC
Tarus Products, Inc.
Telsonic Ultrasonics
TransNav
Triumph
Weldaloy Products Company
Whitlam Group

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