Connect Virtually with Heroes MAKE America Participants

NFPA continues to sponsor The Manufacturing Institute’s (MI) program called Heroes MAKE America (HMA), which offers industry training designed to help our nation’s service members transition into manufacturing careers.

The MI has launched a new program in response to COVID-19 called Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing. As all in-person facility tours are on hold, through Heroes Connect, we can still facilitate introductions to assist HMA participants seeking manufacturing production floor jobs as well as our member companies.

The program is designed to virtually connect manufacturers across the country who are interested in hiring HMA participants and alumni. There are currently 47 HMA participants who are scheduled to graduate next month. Below is a recommended format for a webinar:

Agenda (1-1.5 hour(s)):

  • Welcome (5 minutes)
  • Overview of the Manufacturing Institute and Heroes MAKE America (5 minutes)
  • Association Overview (2-3 minutes)
  • Company Overviews (HR, Veteran Employees) (30 minutes)
    • Company 1:  Recorded/ Virtual Tour/ video and career opportunities
    • Company 2:  Recorded/ Virtual Tour/ video and career opportunities
  • Open Discussion/ Q&A (15-20 minutes)
  • Call to Action (2 minutes)
  • Heroes follow-up (Private session):  Q&A for Heroes participants (30 minutes)

The MI is in the process of expanding the audience to include the broader military/ veteran community who are looking for careers in the manufacturing industry.

If your company is interested in participating, please contact Amy Zignego at azignego@nfpa.com to get connected.

Recent Posts

The 2023 Annual Conference – Topical and Timely for Members and Guests

2023 NFPA Annual ConferenceFebruary 14-16, 2023Ojai, CARegistration Now Open The 2023 Annual Conference offers a wide-variety of expert speakers that relate to both industry professionals and their spouse/guest. This year we have some exciting new faces like Lifetime Channels’ communication and relatability expert, Rachel DeAlto, who’s media reel can be viewed on her website. However,…

Read More

Track Your Markets with NFPA’s Econ and Market Indicators (EMI) Report

NFPA’s Customer Market File and Trends in Capacity Utilization reports have been combined to create Econ and Market Indicators (EMI). This report contains public data in the forms of shipments, orders, industrial production, capacity utilization, and producer price indexes for a variety of popular fluid power customer markets. The EMI can be downloaded as an…

Read More

Murray State University is Officially an NFPA Power Partner

NFPA’s Power Partner Program showcases universities that provide a high level of fluid power education as well as those who participate in each of our Fluid Power Programs. Our Power Partner universities prepare their students to graduate with the necessary skills and experience ready to join the fluid power industry. To officially welcome Murray State…

Read More