Manufacturing Day - October 6, 2016 Celebrations in Beatrice

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Area Manufacturers Plan Activities for the Public and Students on Manufacturing Day, Thursday, Oct 6

National Manufacturing Day will be celebrated in Beatrice on Thursday, October 6, 2016 this year.  Four manufacturing companies located in the Gage County Industrial Park in Beatrice are hosting tours or open houses.  Those planning activities this year include:  Neapco, Precise Fabrication, Worldlawn and Accuma.  Industrial Maid from Cortland, Nebraska will have their products displayed at Precise Fabrication.   Area manufacturers especially welcome school groups to visit their facilities and learn about careers in manufacturing and the high tech machines used in their modern facilities and processes.   

Here are the details of what our Beatrice businesses are planning –

Neapco will host plant tours and an open house from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and will be facilitating group tours from Noon until 3:00 p.m. on October 6, 2016.  Neapco is located at 501 W Sargent Street, Beatrice, NE.   For group tours, please register in advance by calling 402.228.4288.   NEAPCO was the first manufacturing company to locate in the Gage County Industrial Park.  They’ve had a presence in Beatrice since 1981 and have grown to be one of the largest employers in Gage County.    

Precise Fabrication, located at 2800 Ridgeview Drive in the Gage County Industrial Park, Beatrice will be hosting an open house from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October 6.  They welcome group tours if pre-arranged for earlier that day.  Industrial Maid, LLC from Cortland, Nebraska will have a product display at Precise Fabrication.   These two local companies work together in product production /finishing.  Please call Precise Fabrication at 402.228.4227 to arrange a tour. 

Worldlawn Power Equipment, Inc. at 2415 N Ashland Ave. is open for tours by appointment on October 6th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.   Please call 402.228.4255 to arrange a tour time.  Worldlawn just purchased and is preparing to move its operations to the large prior Husqvarna facility on north Highway 77 by the end of the year. 

Accuma Corporation at 2101 Ridgeview Drive in Beatrice is a new Manufacturing Day participant this year.  Plant tours are available by appointment on October 6, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Please call 402.223.4336, Ext. 200 to arrange a tour time. 

NGage is working locally to help promote Manufacturing Day and to work with area business and industry in addressing their issues and needs.  Other communities across the State and country are celebrating manufacturing during the first week of October.  See www.mfgday.com for more Manufacturing Day information.   

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