Share Your Manufacturing
Horror Story and Win Big

Join Our Spooky Tales Contest!

In celebration of spooky season – let’s gather around the fire and share some MANUFACTURING HORROR STORIES.

You know the ones, we’ve all got them – the ridiculous stories of heroism and misadventure on the assembly line or in the supply chain. The near miss, the almost didn’t happen, and the I can’t believe that happened. Let’s revel in our shared learnings from the school of hard knocks.

In return you’ll get validation from your community and we’ll award prizes that will help you see the unseen.

How to enter the contest

You can enter the contest in two ways.

  1. Add your MANUFACTURING HORROR STORY as a comment to the original contest post on LinkedIn (suggestion for 200 words or less).
  2. Post anonymously by submitting your MANUFACTURING HORROR STORY to this form. Instrumental’s LinkedIn account will post your anonymous story on your behalf as a comment.

The level of engagement with your comment will determine the winner. So share your story and get commenting!

Share your submissions before October 31, 2023.
Winners will be announced on November 1, 2023.

We can’t wait to see what you create!

Contest Prizes
See the unseen with these prizes


Thermal Vision

Share your triumphant tale of overcoming insurmountable odds for a chance to win a FLIR thermal camera.


Night Vision

If your story garners the highest number of likes on LinkedIn, you will earn the extraordinary ability to see in the dark.


Boroscopic Vision

If your story provokes the most comments on LinkedIn, you will be able to expand your vision to explore uncharted realms.

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