Posted on October 4, 2021 at 11:08 a.m.
Last updated October 4, 2021 11:10 AM
The Effingham County Chamber and Effingham County Schools have hosted the annual Effingham County Manufacturing Day to be held this Thursday, October 7th.
This will be the 8th year that the House has scheduled local high schools to tour the manufacturing facilities and learn about the jobs available in Effingham County.
Many of the positions here locally are technologically advanced and use automation, robotics and other advanced equipment to produce a wide variety of products that are shipped around the world.
“After postponing Craft Day from last year, I am pleased that we are proceeding to present Craft Day to our Effingham County students. This day allows manufacturing companies not only to educate students about careers in manufacturing, but also to inform them about the important role the manufacturing industry plays in Effingham County, ”said President and Chief Executive Officer. House management, Lucinda Hart.
Nine local manufacturers will organize student tours this year. Those included are Kingery Printing Company; Marble and granite pyramid; Quadruple graphics; Sherwin Williams Company; Siemer milling company; Stevens Industries, Inc .; Three Z printing; Versatech LLC; and Waupaca Foundry Inc. Effingham.
Over 200 students, teachers and counselors from Effingham County schools will participate in the event along with volunteers from the business community and Lake Land College. The participating schools are Altamont High School, Aspire Alternative School, Beecher City High School, Dieterich High School, Effingham High School, Pathways Alternative School and Teutopolis High School.
Effingham County Making Day is sponsored by the Effingham County Chamber; the town of Effingham; the County of Effingham; The Effingham Regional Growth Alliance; Stevens Industries, Inc .; John Boos & Co .; Sherwin Williams Company; Innovative personnel solutions; Three Z printing; Altamont CUSD n ° 10; Effingham USD 40; EJ Water Cooperative, Inc., Continental Mills; Lake Land College; Siemer milling company; and Versatech LLC.