MFG DAY 2014 Celebrated at Precision Plus, Inc in Elkhorn, Wiscosin with an Open House and Tour

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, Precision Plus, Inc. welcomed the community, educators, students, the Mayor of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, and representatives from several companies to an open house to celebrate MFG DAY 2014—a nationwide event to celebrate manufacturing in the U.S.

Mike Reader, President and Barry Butters, Director of Training and Education, kicked off the evening with a presentation on the history of Precision Plus, Inc. , and what initiatives are firmly in place to close the existing manufacturing skills gap. Later, Barry Butters gave the audience an overview of how the classroom capabilities are a key element in this initiative, acknowledging the important support from Autodesk and PartMaker. Mike and Barry also shared the company’s current expansion plans.

The keynote speaker, was Ken Turner, Division Supply Chain Manager of Parker Hannifin Corporation’s Quick Coupling Division. His presentation included a detailed explanation of how some of the components manufactured by Precision Plus become a part of Parker Hannifin’s products.

Mike Reader and Barry Butters talk about the history of the company, and future plans.Ken TurnerBill Wells, Cheryl Kirchoff, Mike Reader and the audience attentively listening to Ken Turner’s presentation.Audience shot in the classroomKyle GorstBill Wells in the Materials AreaBill Wells in the Finishing AreaBill Wells and a group tour the Shipping Area.Mike Reader with a tour group.

The evening ended with a guided tour of Precision Plus’s facilities.

We look forward to MFG DAY 2015, and look forward to the milestones that will be met in the year to come.

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