Manufacturing Day

Mark your calendars to celebrate Manufacturing Day on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

See for yourself how manufacturing runs the gamut from "Handmade to High-tech."

Start the day at the Southwestern Illinois College Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Industrial Technology Center Open House from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Tour the newly renovated SWIC manufacturing facility
  • See demonstrations of cutting-edge technology
  • Try your hand at virtual welding
  • Meet local manufacturers displaying their products and capabilities

      Refreshments will be served.​

Tour several local manufacturers.

Buses depart from SWIC based on a pre-determined schedule. More information to come.


Presented in partnership with the IMEC - Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, the Southwestern Madison County Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.