• About WOTM
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Find out how you can earn a manufacturing or STEM field scholarship.

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WOTM is an organization that strives to educate its members!

We welcome men and women that have the same passion as we do about manufacturing!  Our goal is to educate our members to promote personal and professional developement through educational industry related events and networking with others within the manufacturing industry.  We strive to stay active within the community to advance the present and future soundness of the manufacturing industry.

  • Brittany Ladd presented WOTM State of Illinois Manufacturing Month Proclaimation

    “Manufacturing is a longstanding pillar of Illinois’ economy,” said Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Director Sean McCarthy. “We are proud to recognize our manufacturing legacy in Illinois and the innumerable contributions manufacturers will make for generations to come.”

    October 2016 – Brittany Ladd - Acting Assistant Director at Illinois Department of Commerce presented WOTM a signed Proclamation declaring October Manufacturing Month.  

    Click here to view the PDF!!

  • WOTM awarded R2OC -Bob Trojan "Make it Loud" Award

    Rock River Off-Season Competition (R2OC) awarded WOTM with the Bob Trojan 'Make it Loud' award at the competition on July 30, 2016. The event was hosted by our local FRC teams: Metal Heads, Winnovation, Flaming Monkeys, Stateline Robotics, and Rockford Robotics.