HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Manufacturing Day 2016, NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) ("NCI" or the "Company") will open three of its manufacturing facilities to the public on October 7, 2016 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. As part of an ongoing effort to promote the strength of U.S. manufacturing and increase awareness of the outstanding career opportunities in the field, NCI will host a series of open house events at its manufacturing locations in Houston, TX (Metal Building Components); Middletown, OH (Metal Coil Coating) and North Las Vegas, NV (Insulated Metal Panels). Each event will include tours of the facilities, presentations from company leaders and question and answer sessions. NCI has thirty-eight manufacturing facilities located in the United States.
National Manufacturing Day is an annual event that is supported at the local level by thousands of manufacturers across the country. These open houses, plant tours and presentations are designed to showcase modern manufacturing technology and careers opportunities available to students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members.
"There is an increasing demand for highly skilled professionals in the manufacturing sector who can design, program and operate technology," said Norman Chambers, Chairman and CEO of NCI Building Systems, Inc. "The average age of a manufacturing employee is 56 years old. Between today and 2020, there will become an unprecedented shortage of the skilled workers that will be needed to manufacture the products that our society relies upon. We are extremely pleased to participate with the National Association of Manufacturers and open our facilities to the public in support of this important effort to raise awareness about the strength of and opportunities in U.S. manufacturing."
Manufacturing Day is co-produced by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA); the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM); the Manufacturing Institute (MI); Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), and guest producer Industrial Strength Marketing (ISM). Media partners include the Edge Factor and the Science Channel.
To register for a NCI Manufacturing Day event or to get more information on Manufacturing Day, please go to www.mfgday.com.
About NCI Building Systems
NCI Building Systems, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers and marketers of metal products for the nonresidential construction industry. NCI is comprised of a family of companies operating manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Mexico, Canada and China, with additional sales and distribution offices throughout the United States and Canada.
K. Darcey Matthews
Vice President, Investor Relations
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