Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 11, 2013
EWI, the leading engineering and technology organization in North America dedicated to advanced materials joining and allied technologies, will hold a community Open House on October 4, 2013. The event is being held in conjunction with Manufacturing Day 2013, a national day designed to educate the public about US manufacturing and its vital role in today's economy.
For the first time, the general public will have a first-hand opportunity to learn about EWI's latest innovations for manufacturing, see demonstrations of cutting-edge technology, and tour the company's state-of-the-art labs with EWI's engineering and technical Associates.
"EWI's goal is to help companies transfer new technologies to the factory floor so that products can be made faster, safer, cheaper, cleaner, smarter, and better," says Henry Cialone, President and CEO. "It's exciting stuff, and we're looking forward to showing our local community -- businesses, government, and neighbors -- the innovative work that goes on here in Columbus."
Two Open House sessions are scheduled on Manufacturing Day at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Advanced registration is required to attend. Space will be limited in each session to the first 40 respondents. Guests may sign up by calling 614.699.5000 or visiting http://ewi.org/events/.
EWI is an international thought-leader on materials joining and allied technologies. It uses manufacturing technology innovation to increase the competitiveness of over 1,200 member locations of global leaders in the advanced energy, aerospace, automotive, government/defense, heavy manufacturing, oil and gas, and consumer products industries. EWI also operates a variety of technology-based centers and consortia to further increase U.S. manufacturing innovation. To learn more, visit http://www.ewi.org, email info(at)ewi(dot)org, or call 614.688.5000.
About Manufacturing Day 2013
Manufacturing Day, October 4, 2013, is a nation-wide series of events designed to expand knowledge about and improve public perception of manufacturing careers and manufacturing's value to the U.S. economy. For more information, visit http://www.mfgday.com.