Manufacturing Day celebrates modern manufacturing and is intended to inspire future manufacturers. Communities and organizations throughout North America celebrate Manufacturing Day with educational events for students and the public. Learn more about Manufacturing Day here.
Manufacturing accounts for nearly 20 percent of Iowa’s GDP, and Urbandale contributes significantly with manufacturing companies that represent over 1,500 employees. To signify the importance of manufacturing to the State of Iowa, the Governor's office has declared 2017 as the Year of Manufacturing in Iowa.
Urbandale will again recognize its manufacturers this October during Manufacturing Month. Events will focus on K-12 education and career pathways. Check here for events planned in Urbandale and throughout the state.