Armstrong Flooring Plants Hosts Students for Manufacturing Day

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

Armstrong Flooring is the #1 manufacturer of resilient and wood flooring products across North America. For Manufacturing Day, it is planning activities in:

  • Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where students from Pequea Valley Intermediate School visited Armstrong Flooring’s headquarters on October 4 to conduct science experiments and learn about science and engineering jobs in manufacturing.
  • South Gate, California, where the plant hosted students from local vocational schools and colleges for tours on October 5, giving them an opportunity to learn how commercial and residential flooring is produced.
  • Elkins, West Virginia, where employees from the hardwood flooring plant in nearby Beverly staffed an informational booth on October 6 as part of the Mountain State Forest Festival Forestry and Wood Products Exhibit.
  • Kankakee, Illinois, where several groups from the welding classes at Kankakee Area Career Center visited the floor tile plant on October 13.
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma, where the resilient sheet flooring plant hosted a tour and panel discussion to showcase manufacturing careers to high school students on October 24.

“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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