HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Manufacturing Day 2017, NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) ("NCI" or the "Company") will open two of its manufacturing facilities to the public on October 6, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 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 open house events at its manufacturing locations in Elizabethton, Tennessee (Metal Building Components) and Jackson, Mississippi (Metal Coil Coating). Each event will include tours of the facilities, presentations from company leaders and question and answer sessions. NCI has thirty-five 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 career opportunities available to students, teachers, parents, job seekers and other local community members.
"With over 3.5 million new manufacturing jobs being created over the next decade, it is increasingly important to educate communities about the career opportunities in this field and the social significance these businesses play in the U.S. economy. The demand for highly skilled professionals who can design, program and utilize modern technology only continues to increase," said Donald R. Riley, President and CEO of NCI Building Systems, Inc. "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 produced by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). 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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