Vlad’s Story: A Promising Career (JARC)

Vlad grew up in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. After finishing high school and working a few odd-ball jobs, he felt lost and wanted to focus on a steady career path. He was looking into options when his mother told him to consider learning a trade. Original post at jane-addams.org. Since Vlad didn’t have […]

JARC Announces New Training Location on Manufacturing Day

JARC’s new location at Freedman Seating will offer training in welding and CNC machine operation.

Freedman Seating Hosts MFG Day Events In Chicago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager Freedman Seating Company 773-524-2440 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com   FREEDMAN SEATING HOSTS MFG DAY EVENTS IN CHICAGO MFG Month Shines Spotlight on Local Manufacturers, Highlights Career Opportunities  (Chicago, IL) October 4, 2019 – In celebration of the launch of MFG Day 2019, Freedman Seating Company will host dozens of Chicago […]

Freedman Seating to Host Manufacturing Month Events

Program Designed to Expand Knowledge of Manufacturing, Improve Public  Perception of Manufacturing Career Opportunities Chicago, IL – In celebration of Manufacturing Day (October 5th) and Manufacturing Month, Freedman Seating Company will open its doors on several occasions throughout October to more than 40 students, community leaders and educators as part of an effort to change people’s […]

Preparing the Workforce for Today’s Manufacturing

BY LEAH HARNACK ON OCT 11, 2016 The Mass Transit team recently had the opportunity to attend one of the 3,000 events that were going on across the United States for Manufacturing Day. We visited Freedman Seating Co. in Chicago, Illinois, along with the U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary Ted Dean, Chicago Alderman […]

Freedman Seating and BMW Sponsor Manufacturing Day Test-Drive Event

September 28, 2016 CONTACT: John-Paul Paonessa Marketing Manager (773) 524-2440 Ext. 394 jp.paonessa@freedmanseating.com Freedman Seating and BMW Sponsor Manufacturing Day Test-Drive Event An exclusive event highlighting power, ingenuity, and sustainability in manufacturing. Chicago, Illinois – October 7 marks the fifth annual Manufacturing Day℠ when thousands of manufacturers will again host students, teachers, parents, job seekers and […]

Cook County Celebrates National ‘Manufacturing Day’

Office of the Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2015 CONTACT President’s Press Office (312) 603-3323 press@cookcountyil.gov Cook County Celebrates National ‘Manufacturing Day’ Industry-focused consortium to host tours and expo for students Dozens of students will have the chance to learn more about careers in modern-day industrial production during Cook […]

Celebrating 2015 Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although the event officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year is October 2, 2015—any day can be a Manufacturing Day. MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and […]

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