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Southwestern Illinois College hosts annual Manufacturing Day on Sept. 23

“Celebrate Manufacturing Day 2022 — From Handmade to High-Tech”

Southwestern Illinois College will host its ninth annual Manufacturing Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.

The event will be held at SWIC’s Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road. It is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served.

Start the day at the SWIC Industrial Technology Center:

  • Welcome ceremony at 9 a.m. in The Commons
  • Tour the SWIC Industrial Technology Center
  • See demonstrations of cutting-edge technology
  • Watch robots operate a CNC machine
  • Try your hand at virtual welding
  • Enjoy 3D printing demonstrations
  • Meet more than 30 local manufacturers
  • Tour a local manufacturing facility

This event is presented in partnership with the Gene Haas Foundation, Granite City Economic Development Department, IMEC – Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center, Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, Madison County Employment and Training, St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department and the Southwestern Madison County Chamber of Commerce.

If you are a high school student planning to participate in Manufacturing Day, click here to register for the event.

For more information, visit or contact:

  • or (618) 931-0600, ext. 7457
  • or (618) 797-7476 ext. 7476

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