GRANITE CITY — High school students will get a look at new technology, educational programs, career opportunities, products and services in manufacturing at Manufacturing Day Open House from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road.
Participants will tour the SWIC Industrial Technology Center, see demonstrations of CNC machines and robotic welders, try virtual welding and 3D printing, and meet more than 20 local manufacturers.
More than 600 local high school students are scheduled to attend. The event is free and open to the public. The guest speaker will be Mike Mittler, co-founder and president of Mittler Brothers Machine and Tool, and owner of MB Motorsports, a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racing team.
For information, visit www.swic.edu/mfgday or call the SWIC Technical Education Division at (618) 931-0600, ext. 7476.