About

Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

Each October, manufacturers across the state open their doors to provide students, parents, and the public the chance to learn about modern manufacturing. Tour attendees have the chance to see how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills are put into practice every day in modern manufacturing.

Details

Dates

Sign up for tours throughout October, but most tours will occur during Minnesota Manufacturing Week, October 1-7.

Cost

Tours are free to attend.

Changing Perceptions

Each year, tour participants have their eyes opened to just how amazing modern manufacturing is in Minnesota. Participants also learn about the many different careers in manufacturing.

In fact, according to our results for the 2016 Statewide Tour of Manufacturing post-event event survey:

  • 76% of those who attended said they were interested in manufacturing careers.
  • 88% were more aware of manufacturing careers.
  • 85%¬†were more interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Quote

“I was so excited about what I saw at Park Industries I went home and created my own project out of a box.”
-Student tour attendee

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