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Jordan to celebrate Manufacturing Day events throughout Fourth District

October 4, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) will visit manufacturing facilities and meet with vocational technical students in Ohio's Fourth District on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7 in celebration of National Manufacturing Day. This year, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Rep. Jordan the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 114th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in the United States.

Of Manufacturing Day, Rep. Jordan said:

"The Fourth District is a district that grows things and makes things. Manufacturing is incredibly important to folks here, and I'm proud to fight for the needs of the thousands of manufacturing business owners and their employees through my work in Washington."

On Thursday, Rep. Jordan will speak at the Galion-Crestline Chamber's industrial breakfast, their first Manufacturers Breakfast in honor of Manufacturing Month.

On Friday, Rep. Jordan will tour Detailed Machining, Inc. at 9 a.m. Afterward, he will speak with area students and community leaders at the facility as part of Detailed Machining's Manufacturing Day celebration.

Later, Rep. Jordan will tour MetoKote Corporation in Lima at 10:45 a.m. Following this visit, Rep. Jordan will visit with student teams and manufacturers at the Sandusky County Manufacturers' Career Showcase in Fremont at 1 p.m. Approximately 900 ninth grade students from area schools as well as approximately 200 volunteers from area manufacturing companies will attend. The Showcase will highlight the various career opportunities manufacturing offers.

Thursday, October 6:

7:30-9 a.m. – speak at Galion-Crestline Chamber Industrial Breakfast, Polk Township Trustees Building, 7680 SR 309, Galion, OH

Friday, October 7:

9-10 a.m. – tour Detailed Machining, Inc., 2490 Ross Street, Sidney, OH

10:45-11:45 a.m. – tour MetoKote Corporation, 1340 Neubrecht Road, Lima, OH

1-2:15 p.m. – attend Sandusky County Manufacturers' Career Showcase, Terra State Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont, OH