Manufacturing Day in Full Swing at Roadtec, Inc.
Roadtec expected to host more than 500 students
October 5, 2018: Today is the 7th Annual Manufacturing Day, when manufacturers nationwide partner to educate, inspire and recruit the next generation. At Roadtec it’s Manufacturing Week! All week Roadtec has hosted middle, high and college students from around the region. Visitors are learning about Roadtec, touring facilities, and gaining insight into the variety of manufacturing careers available at the Astec family of companies.
Students are experiencing live demos and getting hands on interaction with welding simulators and Roadtec’s Guardian live 2-way telematics system.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are currently 506,000 open manufacturing jobs nationwide. In Chattanooga, Manufacturing Day includes Roadtec, Astec Inc., and Heatec, Inc. All three facilities are “One Astec”, hosting students and the community to promote opportunities in manufacturing.
About Roadtec, Inc.
Roadtec, an Astec Industries company, is a premier American manufacturer of asphalt road building equipment. Founded in 1981, the company began as a manufacturer of asphalt pavers. Today, Roadtec offers an extensive line of reliable pavers, milling machines, and material transfer vehicles, including the patented SHUTTLE BUGGY® material transfer vehicle. For more information about Roadtec visit www.roadtec.com.