MATC, business groups push manufacturing to students

October 16, 2013

From “MATC, business groups push manufacturing to students” —  About 170 students will get an up-close look at manufacturing careers at an event Friday. – High school students from around the South Shore will be at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek campus Friday to get an up-close look at manufacturing careers.

About 170 students are taking part in the “Heavy Metal Tour,” hosted by MATC, the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce and local manufacturers to raise awareness about careers and opportunities in manufacturing.

Students will talk with manufacturers, work with manufacturing equipment and tour several companies as part of the free, public event, set for 8 a.m. to noon at MATC’s Energy Conservation and Advanced Manufacturing Center, 6665 S. Howell Ave.

Participating companies include Allis-Roller, Iverson & Company, Krones, Nucor Cold Finish, Poblocki Sign Company, PPG Industries and Super Steel.

Students from Oak Creek, Cudahy, South Milwaukee and Tenor high schools are scheduled to attend the event.



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