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Making the Future Series

In the Making the Future Series, each episode uncovers the inside stories of modern manufacturing, revealing the exciting realities of an innovative and creative industry. Learn how the future is being made today and discover the potential of rewarding careers in manufacturing.

In the latest episode, we explore how the vision for this immersive experience came about, and meet the creators who made it possible. We talk to leaders from the NAM and MI leaders as well as meet the designers, fabricators, and manufacturers who brought the idea to life. Then we give audiences a sneak peek into the finished experience – which may be coming to a city near you this fall!

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Every year, about 200,000 men and women transition out of the military. But they don’t leave their skills, focus or dedication behind. Programs like the Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes MAKE America help transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses identify and translate their existing qualities and skills into rewarding and impactful careers in manufacturing. For many in the military community, it’s a natural step forward.In this episode, we’ll hear from two Heroes program graduates who have transformed their military experience into successful manufacturing careers. We’ll also speak to MI leaders about how Heroes MAKE America is helping today’s veterans become tomorrow’s manufacturing leaders.
Premiere Date: September 30, 2021

Made in America: Investing in the Creators Behind Your Favorite Products

Premiere Date: August 26, 2021

A Family Tradition: Building a Legacy in Manufacturing

Premiere Date: July 14, 2021

Chip In: Build a Career Making Your Favorite Technologies

Premiere Date: July 6, 2021

Class of 2021: What Future Will You Create?

Premiere Date: June 15, 2021

On a Roll: How Manufacturers Solved the 2020 Toilet Paper Shortage

Premiere Date: April 27, 2021