• K-12 Career Exposure

  • The Lafayette - West Lafayette community prides itself on its active investment and commitment to its citizens of all ages. 

    Greater Lafayette Commerce's programming for our K-12 students range from STEM based activities, expos and fairs, study-abroad opportunities, and excellence awards. 

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  • TO PARTICIPATE IN MANUFACTURING WEEK 2017

    Please register through the below sign-up links: 

    Please see below for all FAQ's 

  • MANUFACTURING WEEK TOURS - FAQ 
    (High School)

    MANUFACTURING TOURS:
    When?

    Tour 2-3 manufacturing facilities in one day.  Manufacturing tours dates October 2-6, 2017

    Is lunch provided?

    A boxed lunch is provided for all students and chaperones.  Lunch location will be sent to you in an email the week prior to your tour date.

    Where will my students go on the tours?

    We will do our best to schedule you at the locations you requested in your registration.  Due to capacity and tour times you may not get all of your requested tour locations.  Your tour schedule will be sent to you a week prior to your tour date.

    What do the students need to wear?

    All students and chaperones are required to wear long pants and closed toe/closed heel shoes. 

    Are cameras and cell phones allowed?

    No cell phones or cameras are allowed in any manufacturing facility.  There will be designated people to take pictures of the groups and tours if allowed by manufacturer.  All cell phones must be left on the bus.  DO NOT BRING CELL PHONES ON THE TOUR.

    Do I need to provide safety equipment for my students?

    All students and chaperones are required to follow all instructions and wear all PPE given by manufacturers during tours.  Please make sure to have 1 chaperone for every 20 students.

    Does this cost anything?

    There are no charges for the manufacturing tours.  Reimbursement is available for bus and substitute teacher fees.  Forms will be emailed to teachers after the week of events.  All requests for reimbursement must be returned to kwebb@greaterlafayettecommerce.com by October, 31, 2017.

    Link to register for tours? http://bit.ly/2xZvBam

    Current manufacturing tour locations

    Tippecanoe County

    • Caterpillar
    • Dayton-Phoenix Group
    • GE Aviation
    • Ivy Tech Community College, School of Technology
    • KA Components
    • Kirby Risk Service Center
    • Liquid Spring
    • Ludo Fact
    • Oscar Winski Company
    • Southwire
    • Subaru
    • Swift Fuels
    • Wabash National Corporation

     

    White County

    • Ball Corporation
    • Cives Steel Company
    • Regal Power Transmission Solutions
    • Girtz Industries

     

    Montgomery County

    • LSC Communications

  • MANUFACTURING EXPO FAQ's
    (Middle School)

    Does this cost anything?

    There are no charges for the manufacturing tours.  Reimbursement is available for bus and substitute teacher fees.  Forms will be emailed to teachers after the week of events.  All requests for reimbursement must be returned to kwebb@greaterlafayettecommerce.com by October, 31, 2017.

    What will we be doing?

    Students will be grouped with a chaperone to participate in station activities.  Station activities include: Section A of the industry booths, Section B of the industry booths, LEAN activity station 1, LEAN activity station 2 and Supply Chain Activity Station 3.

    Is lunch provided?

    A boxed lunch is provided for all students and chaperones. 

    MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP FAQ's
    (Elementary School)

    Does this cost anything?

    There are no charges for the manufacturing tours.  Reimbursement is available for bus and substitute teacher fees.  Forms will be emailed to teachers after the week of events.  All requests for reimbursement must be returned to kwebb@greaterlafayettecommerce.com by October, 31, 2017.

    What will we be doing?

    Students will be grouped with a chaperone to participate in station activities.  There will be 3 station activities.  Manufacturers are presenting hands on activities for the students.  Activities include math, organizational processes, problem solving, purchasing, work flow, lean manufacturing, teamwork, and communication skills.  

     

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