Please join us for the 2022 Tour of Manufacturing on October 6!
This popular annual event gives students, Tour of Manufacturing logojob seekers and the general public an opportunity to learn about what’s manufactured here and the many exciting career opportunities available. The event is free to attend and similar to the “Parade of Homes” concept where people can stop by participating companies throughout the day and learn about each business and the manufacturing industry.  
Thursday, October 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. & Saturday, October 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: (View additional information and descriptions of all participating locations.)

Thursday, October 6th Saturday, October 8th
3M – New Ulm
Everidge – Winnebago
Cambria – Le Sueur
Christensen Farms – Sleepy Eye
D & K Powder Coating, LLC. – N. Mkto
Dotson Iron Casting – Mankato
Electrical & Computer Engineering & Technology – MSU 
Jarraff Industries, LLC. – St. Peter
Jones Metal – Mankato 
KAMP Automation – Waseca
MEI - Total Elevator Solutions – Mankato
MN State Engineering Center of Excellence – N. Mkto*
Navitor – North Mankato
Railway Equipment Company – Gaylord
Sanborn Mfg. – Springfield
South Central College – N. Mkto
TBEI – Lake Crystal 
United Commercial Upholstery – New Ulm 
V-TEK, Inc. – Mankato

Cambria – Le Sueur (9am to 12pm)
D & K Powder Coating, LLC. – N. Mkto
Railway Equipment Company – Gaylord
Rolls-Royce Solutions America, Inc – Mankato 
SpecSys – New Ulm
ZF Off-Highway Solutions Minnesota – N.Mkto


*Back by popular demand!  Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence is offering an engineering design challenge session for students at the South Central Service Cooperative at 2075 Lookout Drive in North Mankato.
If you plan on bringing a group of students, please register at: Student Group Registration.  Your registration will help us coordinate tours and prepare the companies for your visit.  Once your tours are confirmed, you will receive a schedule for the day. 
Transportation Scholarships:
Scholarships for transportation can be requested through Minnesota Manufactured and are on a first come, first served basis. You will need to provide a list of companies you are visiting and your estimated travel costs when requesting transportation scholarships.  To request funding to cover the costs of student busing, please complete the short application at: Transportation Scholarships.
Prepare Students:
Minnesota Manufactured has developed several resources that can be used in the classroom to prepare students for the tours including Manufacturing Career Toolvideos, and teacher guide complete with lesson plans and activities.  Other recommended resources include:
Scratch – Scratch is a free program that lets you practice programming.
Manufacturing Infographics
Career Corner – Manufacturing
Stay informed:
Please visit our website and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest updates.
Please share this information with your home schooling networks as well!  Thank you for helping us expose students to these high growth, high demand occupations in the region!

Kim Mueller
Career & Technical Education Coordinator 
South Central Service Cooperative