Every October, Arizona manufacturers open their doors to students, educators, and legislators to showcase today’s manufacturing and available career opportunities. The month-long celebration kicks off on October 1 with Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing Day is a nationally recognized initiative designed to engage with the next generation of manufacturers to showcase the technology, creativity and career opportunities available.


Here are a few ways you can participate.


October 1

Celebrate Manufacturing Day

Organize an event at your location for students and job seekers.  The Manufacturing Institute has great resources to help get you started.


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October 7, 2021

Manufacturing Summit and Awards Luncheon

The Arizona Manufacturers Council and Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host the 2021 Arizona Manufacturing Summit and Awards Luncheon. The event starts with a trade show and summit and concludes with an awards luncheon. The event will be held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and virtually.


Register here


October 14 and 15

Yuma, Arizona

The Greater Yuma Economic Council is coordinating plant tours for students and young people interested in learning more about manufacturing careers. Company tours include Insultech, S&A Industries, LRC Coil, and Sarah Farms. State and local elected officials will also be participating.


Contact Karime Hayer at [email protected] to join the events.


October 20, 2021

Made in Arizona Facility Tours

Join the Arizona Manufacturers Council for 2021 Made in Arizona tours. Attendees will include state legislators, AMC and Chamber members and community leaders. Space is limited. Register today.



9:00 - 10:30AM - Dolphin Inc., Phoenix

11:15AM - 1:30PM - TYR Tactical, Peoria

3:30 - 4:45PM - EMD Electronics, Tempe

5:00 - 7:30PM - Made in Arizona Reception at Greenwood Brewery, Phoenix.


Register here


October 27, 2021

Arizona MEP Virtual Tours

Arizona MEP will host virtual tours with E3 Displays, ASSA ABLOY and DS Electronics. E3 Displays designs and manufactures custom integrated LCD display solutions for commercial, military, industrial, medical, and avionics applications. A global leader in access control systems, ASSA ABLOY manufacturers automated entrance systems in Tempe. DS Electronics has been a leader in PCB assembly and electronics contract manufacturing services


Register here


Check the Arizona Commerce Authority’s event calendar for more events celebrating manufacturing throughout the month of October.


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