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National Manufacturing Day Tours

Date: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 8:00am
Event Location: 
Various southern Nevada

Southern Nevada to Host Tours Celebrating National Manufacturing Day

WHO: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Clark County School District, Nevada Industry Excellence, Clark County, City of Las Vegas, City of North Las Vegas, City of Henderson, City of Mesquite 

WHAT: As part of National Manufacturing Day – a celebration of modern manufacturing to inspire the next generation of manufacturers – local city and community partners are coming together to organize a series of manufacturing tours for students across Southern Nevada. The tours are aimed at introducing Clark County School District middle and high school students to new career opportunities and increase regional collaboration between public and private business in the area.

Companies participating in the tours are: Clearwater Paper, Xtreme Manufacturing, Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO), Tronox, K2 Energy, Primex Plastics, Loadtec, Metl-Span, and Faraday Future’s office at City Hall in North Las Vegas.

WHEN: Tours will take place concurrently on Wednesday, October 5th starting at 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m. at LoadTec
8:30 a.m. at Primex Plastics
8:30 a.m. at North Las Vegas City Hall
9:00 a.m. at Xtreme Manufacturing
9:00 a.m. at Tronox 9:30 a.m. at K2 Energy
9:30 a.m. at YESCO
10:00 a.m. at Clearwater Paper

Friday October 7th
9:00 a.m. at Metl-Span

WHERE:
LoadTec — 525 Commerce Circle, Mesquite, Nevada 89027
Primex Plastics — 752 Turtleback Road, Mesquite, Nevada 89027
North Las Vegas City Hall — 2250 N. Las Vegas Boulevard, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030
Xtreme Manufacturing — 1415 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Tronox — 560 W. Lake Mead Parkway, Henderson, Nevada 89015
K2 Energy — 7461 Eastgate Road, Henderson, Nevada 89011
YESCO — 5119 Cameron Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89118
Clearwater Paper — 3901 Donna Street, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030
Metl-Span — 4700 Engineers Way, #103, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89081

WHY: Modern Manufacturing environments are commonly thought of as dark, dangerous factories designed for low-skilled workers. Manufacturing Day addresses this misperception by giving manufactures in Southern Nevada opportunities to open their doors and educate students about available and high-skill career opportunities.

CONTACT: Media interested in attending the event or scheduling an interview can contact Anthony J. Ruiz – Communications Director – LVGEA – 702.522.3355 / cell: 702.204.9520