On National Manufacturing Day, S&C Electric Company Celebrates the Path to Powering Tomorrow's Grid
CHICAGO, October 12, 2023 — In the heart of Chicago, S&C Electric Company threw open its doors, transforming its bustling campus into an educational epicenter for more than 250 eager high school and college students, as well as career counselors. S&C’s mission? To provide an immersive experience into the world of modern manufacturing in conjunction with the nationwide celebration of National Manufacturing (MFG) Day.
S&C’s “I love MFG”-themed event, held on October 6, was not just about providing a glance into the world of manufacturing. It aimed to inform, educate, and inspire the next generation about the opportunities for them in this ever-evolving sector. Attendees got the chance to interact with a diverse set of S&C professionals, gleaning insights into various career paths and hearing stories of innovation and success.
Manufacturing Day, celebrated on the first Friday of October, is a national initiative designed to showcase manufacturing’s future-forward trajectory and interesting career possibilities. It provides a platform for companies and educational establishments to highlight the real-world opportunities in the sector to students, educators, and the community at large.
Reflecting on the importance of manufacturing, Anders Sjoelin, president and CEO of S&C Electric Company, stated: “The future of manufacturing and the opportunities our sector offers are personal to me. Manufacturing offers meaningful, long-term rewarding careers for everyone, from manufacturing and engineering to many other functions, and it's important to share that with our communities and our students. Especially at S&C, we need dedicated, enthusiastic team members who are excited to advance the power grid of the 21st century.”
S&C's commitment to manufacturing as a long-term career is not just words. The company’s consistent recognition as a top workplace underscores its dedication to fostering a nurturing and positive environment for team members. For three consecutive years, the company has been celebrated as a Manufacturing Industry Top Workplace. This accolade is further cemented by numerous awards from Top Workplaces USA on local, regional, and national levels.
With a clear vision of the future grid and an unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence, S&C’s “I love MFG” event was an opportunity to highlight that the company is actively scouting for talent to fill a number of roles, from assembly, fabrication, and machinists to cybersecurity and engineering. At S&C, manufacturing offers a great career, as well as providing a pivotal role in shaping the power landscape of tomorrow.
S&C Electric Company
October 12, 2023