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LI manufacturers wanted for national event

Employees sand and assemble table tops earlier this

Employees sand and assemble table tops earlier this year at the Gunlocke Co. factory in the western New York town of Wayland. A new survey indicates manufacturing fell off in July across New York State. (Feb. 3, 2012) Credit: Bloomberg News

The Long Island Forum for Technology is looking for local manufacturers to open their facilities to the public as part of a nationwide event for Manufacturing Day on Oct. 5.

The event will educate the larger public about manufacturing and allow manufacturers to connect with local businesses.

LIFT is offering aid in promoting open houses for local manufacturers that sign up for the event.

Those interested may register at To notify LIFT, contact Julie Allegretti at


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