Welcome to our blog! Our aim is to keep you informed and encouraged about building the manufacturing workforce along in the greater Chicago area.

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GCAMP Remembers Gary Skoog

We honor the life and legacy of one of GCAMP's founders, Gary Skoog.

Are You Tour Ready? Part 2

Compiling our manufacturer friends’ thoughts, we’ve compiled another checklist for you to use as guidance as you strive to perfect your tour.

Team Marshmallow Menagerie Wins S'more Competitions

GCAMP is a proud 2023 sponsor of Team Marshmallow Menagerie, a student VEX robotics team.

Solve Your Workforce Challenges by Thinking Outside-of-the-Box

New solutions and innovative tactics to tackling your workforce challenges.

Factory Tour Showcases Careers in Manufacturing to EGHS Students

Elk Grove High School students toured The Diemaster factory to learn about manufacturing careers for manufacturing month.

MFG Month Fresh Perspective

Molly's first few days on the job and it's Manufacturing Day celebrating this great industry. Read on for her perspective.

Are You Tour Ready?

It’s Manufacturing Month! Back in the day, it was called “Manufacturing Day.” But thank goodness someone had the good sense to capture the entire month.

Manufacturing Month—It's Right Around the Corner

October has been declared in the State of Illinois as Manufacturing Month, with the first Friday in October (October 7th this year), as Manufacturing Day.

Manufacturing Breakfast at West Aurora High School a Resounding Success!

Companies interested in hiring students are given the opportunity to meet and hear from students about industry-relevant projects and classes.