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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