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Advanced Manufacturing Awareness Day 

Tues., April 8, 2014
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Center for Technology and Health Education (map)
3509 Old Charlotte Highway, Monroe

High school students -- Are you thinking about careers? Advanced manufacturing uses sophisticated computers and equipment. Think clean lab environment. It’s precision, and it’s modern. Here in Union and Anson counties, people in good paying jobs are creating products used in aviation, communications and healthcare. Here, at home, men and women in jobs that you may want one day are creating a variety of consumer products.

Come to this open house. Ask about what is made in Union County and Anson County. Let the managers from these companies tell you. Bring your mom or dad. Training and education is affordable at South Piedmont Community College. Our instructors will be alongside the manufacturer managers ready to demonstrate equipment and answer questions.

  • Learn about pathways to careers
  • Meet with business and industry representatives
  • Observe demonstrations of advanced manufacturing equipment
  • Speak with college faculty and staff about affordable programs available locally to begin a career in manufacturing
  • Parents, learn how your sons and daughters can receive education and training without breaking the bank, how they can become self-sufficient and earn a living wage here at home
  • Learn how training and education for entry-level manufacturing jobs can be a stepping-stone to advancing your career

Manufacturers -- We invite you to bring a trade show display. Play a video of your plant and products from a laptop. You are the best voice for telling about the exciting, well-paying manufacturing jobs.


Make It in Union County logo.


CNC machining student

CNC Machining class

Let us know that you’ll participate. To reserve your spot, please reply by Fri., March 28 to:

Todd Morris, Director, Corporate Training, tmorris@spcc.edu, 704-246-0971
or Derek James, Director, Corporate and Community Development, djames@spcc.edu, 704-272-5443

These companies have confirmed that they will be here to speak with you about career opportunities and answer questions:

Student programming a CNC machining console.ASSA ABLOY

ATI Allvac

B+E Manufacturing Co., Inc.

CEM Corporation


Colfax Fluid Handling

Consolidated Metco, Inc.

Darnel, Inc.


Greiner Bio-One North America

SAFRAN Turbomeca Manufacturing

Scott Safety

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Vanguard Pai Lung