Precipart to Host National Manufacturing Day on October 5th, 2018

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As part of its continuing effort to raise awareness about the outstanding career opportunities available in manufacturing, Precipart, a preferred supplier of high-precision custom gears and mechanical components, will host students, job seekers, and community members for a fifth time on this year’s National Manufacturing Day. Every year, thousands of manufacturers around the country open their doors on the first Friday in October to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. The full-day Precipart event — which will take place on October 5, 2018 at Precipart’s facility at 120 Finn Court in Farmingdale, New York — is designed to introduce students, job-seekers, and others to today’s manufacturing environment by taking them inside one of Long Island’s fastest-growing and most innovative manufacturing companies. To learn more about Manufacturing Day at Precipart, or to register for one of the 1,300 other Manufacturing Day events across the nation, click here.

Cultivating the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers

Precipart has held its annual Manufacturing Day event since 2014. In 2017 Precipart hosted 85 guests, with participants from Eastern Suffolk BOCES, and the P-Tech programs at Wyandanch High School and Massapequa High School. Each session began with a presentation by Precipart CEO John Walter that included an introduction to the company and its capabilities and finished with a tour of Precipart’s five-building campus and modern manufacturing capabilities. Regional news media have covered the event in past years.

An Inside Look at Precipart’s Products and Capabilities

From prototype through high-volume production, Precipart designs and manufactures a full range of gears and motion control products and custom mechanical components. Precipart-made gears and components are used in critical medical, aerospace and industrial applications. The company maintains its competitive edge by staying ahead of current technology trends and by ensuring its staff are highly trained. The company’s goal is to attract and retain long-term employees, providing them with the training and support they need to be successful.

The Importance of Manufacturing

Manufacturing is a thriving business and a major driving factor in the U.S. economy. Currently, more than 12 million Americans work in manufacturing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 2.4 million new U.S.-based manufacturing workers will be needed to work in science and engineering industries in the next decade, according to New York Newsday.

“There is a greater need for programmers as we retire manual machines and replace them with Computer Numeric Control machines and automated robotics” says Joseph Bryant, Director of Manufacturing at Precipart. The company is always looking for employees with degrees in application software and computer science as well as the mechanical, industrial, biomedical, biomechanical and manufacturing engineering fields. “Because we are growing rapidly, we also find ourselves seeking support staff and interns with STEM degrees or credentials in information technology, accounting, digital marketing and film.”

Precipart’s long-standing support of Manufacturing Day is complemented by the company’s many active partnerships with local educational institutions on Long Island to identify and train future manufacturing workers. Partner institutions include the BOCES Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology STEM high school in Patchogue, and Suffolk County Community College.

*Facility tours start promptly at 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm

The visit will also present current job opportunities at Precipart.  Refreshments will be served.  Photo identification is required.


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