Raymond Welcomes Students to Virtual Manufacturing Day Event October 2


Company’s virtual Manufacturing Day event invites students from across the country to learn about careers in the manufacturing industry

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

GREENE, N.Y.—The Raymond Corporation will host a virtual Manufacturing Day experience on Friday, October 2, 2020, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Raymond’s event will coincide with Manufacturing Day, the annual nationwide celebration of the manufacturing industry organized by the National Association of Manufacturers. This year is the first year Raymond’s Manufacturing Day will be an entirely digital and virtual event, enabling students from across the country to discover what careers in today’s advanced manufacturing really look like — via virtual programming.
 
As manufacturers seek to fill 4.6 million high-skill, high-tech jobs over the next decade, Manufacturing Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive.
 
Manufacturing careers are at the heart of some of the most impactful work being done in response to the pandemic, and we are excited to introduce students to the possibilities manufacturing careers can provide.
 
What: The Raymond Corporation will be hosting its sixth annual Manufacturing Day event. This year's event will be a self-guided, interactive exploration of The Raymond Corporation, including a virtual factory tour, associate testimonials and department demonstrations.
When: Friday, October 2, 2020, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Participants are free to join this virtual, interactive experience at their convenience throughout the day. The experience is expected to take approximately one hour to complete.
Where: Teachers can register their students for this event by visiting: Raymond's Manufacturing Day Invitation. Members of the media can email kjoachim@bader-rutter.com for access.
Who: This virtual event is open to middle school and high school students across the United States.
Interview Subjects: Potential Raymond interview subjects include Tony Topencik, senior director of operations, and Steve VanNostrand, executive vice president of human resources.  
 
About The Raymond Corporation
The Raymond Corporation, a Toyota Industries Company, is a leading global provider of best-in-class material handling products and intelligent intralogistics solutions. Built on principles of innovation and continuous improvement for over 95 years, Raymond’s integrated automation, telematics, virtual reality and advanced energy solutions provide ways to optimize operations and bring warehouse and distribution operations to a new level of performance.
 
Raymond® electric forklift trucks are engineered to achieve increased productivity and efficiency and are designed to provide ecological and economic benefits. In partnership with Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions, Raymond delivers solutions to material handling and logistics markets in North America and globally. Combining operational excellence, award-winning innovation and world-class global customer support, we work together to run better, manage smarter and keep our customers always on. For more information, visit raymondcorp.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
 
About Manufacturing Day
Held annually on the first Friday in October with events that continue throughout the month, MFG Day — Manufacturing Day — helps show the reality of modern manufacturing careers by encouraging thousands of companies and educational institutions around the nation to open their doors to students, parents, teachers and community leaders. As manufacturers seek to fill 4.6 million high-skill, high-tech and high-paying jobs over the next decade, MFG Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive.
 
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Elizabeth Buza
The Raymond Corporation
607-656-2734
 
Kate Joachim
Bader Rutter
262-938-5572
The Raymond Corporation

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