Manufacturing Day

October 2, 2020

Launched annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by encouraging thousands of companies and educational institutions around the nation to open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders. MFG Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive. Manufacturing Day
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The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at Columbus State serves the 12-county Central Ohio region. Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties are part of our purview. The current map can be found here.

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Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Spotlight: American Regent

About American Regent from Marc Boyazi on Vimeo.

American Regent is committed to US based manufacturing. To that end, over the last several years, we have made significant investments in expanding and modernizing our manufacturing facilities in Ohio and New York. This expansion will nearly double our capacity and allow us to better serve our customers now and in the future.

Manufacturing Programs at Columbus State

2020 Manufacturing & Logistics Night

October 19, 2020
6:00 p.m.

Are you looking to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to obtain meaningful employment in the in-demand fields of modern manufacturing? Please make plans to join us as we host students, faculty, staff, educators, policymakers, and employer partners for an evening dedicated to learning more about the future of Manufacturing and Logistics and how Columbus State’s long-standing Modern Manufacturing Work-Study Program can help students earn while working toward a degree, providing an opportunity to graduate debt-free, with experience in a high-demand field.

Register for Manufacturing & Logistics Night 2020

Modern Manufacturing Work-Study (MMWS)

Now recruiting for the 2021 cohort of the Modern Manufacturing Work-Study Program. Students interested in joining should complete the Request for Information Form.

(Modern Manufacturing Work Study video)

Learn while you earn: Manufacturers have become modernization hubs – embracing sophisticated technology to improve efficiency and production, including software, automation, and robotics.

The Modern Manufacturing Work-Study Program (MMWS) combines classroom and lab-learning with the opportunity for a paid work-study position at a local industry partner. Work-study participants receive an average of $18/hour, helping them graduate debt-free.

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Manufacturing Games

Manufacturing Technician is a math game for kids and students in grades 5-8 to learn what happens on the manufacturing line and troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing equipment. This activity ties to math and career exploration curricula. Follow a technician through a day, checking, testing and maintaining machinery.

Play the Manufacturing Technician Game

Test your knowledge with the Manufacturing Quiz!