TOLLAND, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CNC Software Inc., developers of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, has partnered with Edge Factor to produce a professional, time-saving, turnkey package of exciting media and interactive resources, called #RockMFGDay, to help make events compelling, engaging, and successful. Spurred by record-setting participation last year, many activities are in the works for Manufacturing Day 2015, scheduled for October 2, 2015—the fourth annual industry grassroots event that is celebrated across North America and being promoted as “MFG Day.”
“Mastercam has partnered with Edge Factor to produce materials to inspire young people to pursue careers in the incredible world of manufacturing,” states Meghan Summers West, President of CNC Software, Inc. “This free promotional package will help manufacturers connect with leaders and students in your community to change perceptions of manufacturing, involve kids and teachers, reach parents, spark conversations, and collect meaningful feedback on the success of their events.”
The promotional package includes a free host prize pack, Rock MFG Day 22-minute film, streaming videos, interactive CNC machining and 3D printing projects, as well as interactive activities and post-event resources for event hosts to use. All materials are optional and hosts can choose to use all or some of them, to customize events.
Manufacturers and event hosts can access these resources by registering at www.eduFACTOR.org. After signing up for the kit, organizers simply go to www.mfgday.com and click on the “Host an Event” tab where they will be guided to register and host an event or they can go directly to www.mfgday.com/user/register.
CNC Software will host their open house at its manufacturing facility located at 671 Old Post Road, Tolland, CT to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The open house will be held on Friday, October 2nd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and is open to members of the community. The CNC Software Educational Division will also be participating in Manufacturing Day events in the greater Seattle, WA area, where their office is located. They will open their facilities to local schools anytime between September 28 - October 9.