Vulcan Tool Awarded Grant to Promote Manufacturing Explorer Post

by Oct 5, 2022Company News

$1,000 Grant Intended to Encourage Manufacturing Explorer Post Participation

The Precision Metalforming Association Educational Foundation announced this week that Vulcan Tool Company has been awarded a grant through the foundation’s Micro-Grant Program.  The Micro-Grant Program is designed to help PMA member companies build a talent pipeline, and positively impact their community.  PMAEF allocated $15,000 for the Metalforming Micro-Grant Program to foster the growth and promotion of metalforming careers and initiatives.  The program aims to provide funding to member companies that implement projects or programs to enhance the public’s experience and exposure to manufacturing/metalforming careers in collaboration with MFG Day initiatives.

Vulcan Tool Manufacturing Day Open House

Manufacturing Day is the first Friday in October.  Vulcan Tool Company’s open house is the night prior on Thursday, October 6, from 6-9 pm.  During the open house visitors will have an opportunity to participate in hands on activities to help them better understand what it is like to work in a modern manufacturing environment.  A chili dinner will be served and guests can learn about how prospective youth members and adult volunteers can be a part of the Manufacturing Explorer Post.  All ages are invited to participate!

About Our Manufacturing Explorer Post

Exploring is a unique career exploration program for young men and women ages 14—20. Our program provides students with an opportunity to learn about manufacturing career fields and network with professionals already working in those fields.  The wide variety of work done by Vulcan Tool Company makes it an ideal place for young people interested in skilled trades to come to learn more about career path options in manufacturing.  Engineering, machining, welding, machine repair, machine building, and controls & automation are all part of the work done at Vulcan Tool on a daily basis.

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