Armstrong to host event for Manufacturing Day

LANCASTER, Pennsylvania — Five Armstrong Flooring locations across the country will host students for plant tours, activities and presentations during this year’s Manufacturing Day, sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers.

Armstrong Flooring is the No. 1 manufacturer of resilient and wood flooring products across North America. For Manufacturing Day, it is planning activities in Elkins, where employees from the hardwood flooring plant in nearby Beverly will staff an informational booth on Friday as part of the Mountain State Forest Festival Forestry and Wood Products Exhibit.

Other classes will take place in: Lancaster, Pennsylvania,; South Gate, California; Kankakee, Illinoi; and Stillwater, Oklahoma.

“We’re happy to participate in Manufacturing Day across North America. We have planned events with local schools, to give students tours of our facilities and a firsthand look at the wide variety of exciting careers available in manufacturing,” said Don Maier, Armstrong Flooring CEO and a board member of the National Association of Manufacturers. “Manufacturing today is technologically advanced and offers exciting career opportunities. This is an important step in engaging with the next generation who will drive our economy and future innovations.”

For more details, please visit Armstrong Flooring events on the Manufacturing Day website. Manufacturing Day, officially recognized on October 6, offers an opportunity for manufacturers to increase awareness of their contributions to local communities and the economy, as well as to connect with students and potential employees about career opportunities.

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