College to host tech center tours, displays for national Manufacturing Day

Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus and Warsaw Site will celebrate the national Manufacturing Day, a day meant to address misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers a chance to showcase what they do. The day also gives these employers a chance to address the skilled labor shortage they face.

Learn more about the national day at and about how Ivy Tech is celebrating at

K-12 students, the College, community members, and businesses are invited to Ivy Tech’s event on the Fort Wayne Campus, which will feature tours of the Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center, as well as information from local manufacturers and about academic opportunities in manufacturing at Ivy Tech.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6

Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center
Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

To celebrate Manufacturing Day and highlight the importance of and variety in manufacturing industries in northeast Indiana, eighth grade students and their parents are invited to tour a trio of businesses in the Warsaw area.

To sign up, contact Gennie Brissette-Tipton at

Morning tours: 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Oct. 5
Evening tours: 4:30 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 5

The tours will visit the Warsaw Area Career Center (1 Tiger Lane, Warsaw), the Ivy Tech Orthopedic & Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (955 Executive Blvd, Warsaw), and Precision Medical Technologies (2059 Pound Drive W., Warsaw).

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