Manufacturing Week Blasts Off

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October means more than Octoberfest and Halloween. It means manufacturing. Opportunities abound this month to experience what manufacturing means to the community and to students looking for a challenging and rewarding career.

The Sacramento Valley Manufacturing Initiative (SVMI) is participating in a full slate of activities that began Monday October 1 with an introduction to manufacturing at the City of Rancho Cordova City Council meeting and ending with a tour of Pacific Coast Producers in Woodland on October 19th.

In between, we’ve got:

  • Making your Mark Award Ceremony on Oct. 5
  • Ceronix of Auburn tour on Oct.5
  • Ceratizit of Rancho Cordova Tour on Oct 5.
  • Rocklin Mini Maker Faire at Sierra College on Oct. 6
  • Valley High School Career Fair at Siemens on Oct. 10
  • Siemens tour on Oct. 11
  • High school student presentations by  Tri Tool, Stewart Tools, Garner Products, Harris & Bruno, Siemens and JL Haley.

Calendar of Events

ROCKLIN MINI MAKER FAIRE, 10/6
Click Here for the Faire Website!
SVMI Participants

  • Siemens
  • Tri Tool
  • JL Haley
  • Robotics Evolution
    • Harris & Bruno
    • S & S Machine

TOURS
10/5, 10 am      Power Inn  Make Your Mark             Sacramento
10/5, 11 am      Ceratizit (formerly Pro Max Tools)  Rancho Cordova
10/5, 10 am     Ceronix                                                   Auburn
10/11   TBD     Siemens                                                  Sacramento
10/19, 9 am     Pacific Coast Producers (PCP)          Woodland


HIGH SCHOOL OUTREACH
10/8    Cosumnes Oaks                 Robotics Evolution
10/10   Valley HS Career              FairSiemens
10/15   Kinney HS                          Tri Tool
10/15   Oak Ridge HS                    Stewart Tool
10/15   Folsom HS                         JL Haley
10/15   Rocklin HS                         Garner Products
10/15   Lincoln HS                         Harris & Bruno
10/16   Roseville HS                      Harris & Bruno
10/16   Whitney HS                       Garner Products
10/17   Laguna Creek HS             Siemens
10/18   Florin HS                           Siemens
10/19   Florin HS                           Siemens
TBD     Rosemont HS                   Robotics Evolution


COUNCIL & BOARD PRESENTATIONS
10/1    Rancho Cordova City Council
10/2    Marysville City Council
10/3    Yuba City City Council
10/9    Yolo County Board of Supervisors
10/9    Rocklin City Council
10/10  Elk Grove City Council
10/16  Sacramento City Council
10/16  Woodland City Council
10/17  Roseville City Council
10/17  West Sacramento City Council


About SVMI

SVMI is focused on the development of a regional workforce to meet the complex needs of 21st century manufacturing. Our efforts will ensure that the Sacramento area is viewed as a region of manufacturing excellence with a globally competitive manufacturing sector and a solid pipeline of skilled workers to showcase our region’s success and expansion.

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