BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE: PPG) announced that its Burbank, Los Angeles, Mojave and
Sylmar, California, facilities participated in the S.T.R.E.A.M.
(science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and manufacturing) Kids
Expo event at the College of the Canyons in Valencia, California, on
Thursday, Oct. 4.
The event was held in conjunction with National Manufacturing Day,
organized by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which aims
to address labor opportunities, connect with future generations of
manufacturers and ensure success of the manufacturing industry.
The S.T.R.E.A.M. Kids Expo offered students an opportunity to explore
S.T.R.E.A.M.-based activities and exhibits from industry experts,
schools and organizations. PPG employees attended and offered knowledge
and information about manufacturing to approximately 500 students. The
students participated in different learning stations and had the
opportunity to speak with PPG employees about career opportunities in
“Speaking with students about career opportunities is a wonderful way to
get them thinking about the future,” said Kathie Barnett, PPG learning
and development manager, aerospace. “This event offers students
information and experiences that will be beneficial for their future,
and PPG is proud to be part of it.”
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