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Tours will be posted as manufacturers register for the Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing.

 

 

Oct
24
Tue
AirCorps Aviation – Student Only Tour
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

AirCorps Aviation specializes in the preservation of WWII and Vintage Aircraft.

Parking on the east side in front of the building’s main entrance.

Closed toe shoes would be preferred.

Please allow approx 45 minutes per tour.

Minnesota Innovation Institute
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Minnesota Innovation Institute (MI2) is a “private led/private driven” organization whose purpose is to serve business and industry needs, while reaching into and leveraging existing resources for support. MI2 operates as a subdivision of Greater Bemidji. As the MI2’s management and operating contractor, The Idea Circle’s role spans across four areas: strategy, leadership, stewardship, and engagement. The goal of MI2 is to strengthen the workforce pipeline to recruit, train, and retain skilled workers with emphasis on manufacturing.

Aspen Equipment Co. – Student Only Tour
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With headquarters in Bloomington, MN and satellite facilities in Ankeny, IA and Omaha, NE, Aspen Equipment Company builds, sells, rents and services commercial equipment for federal, state and local governments, railroads, utilities and the construction trades. As a truck equipment installer and manufacturer, we supply work trucks in a variety of configurations and represent more than 40 lines of equipment from various manufacturers including cranes, hi-rail gear, service bodies, aerials, welders, air compressors, winches, hydraulic tool systems and more. We have a national reputation for quality products and strive for exceptional customer service. Since 1926 our family owned company has cultivated a reputation for taking care of the needs of our employees and our customers.

Oct
25
Wed
Minnesota Innovation Institute
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Minnesota Innovation Institute (MI2) is a “private led/private driven” organization whose purpose is to serve business and industry needs, while reaching into and leveraging existing resources for support. MI2 operates as a subdivision of Greater Bemidji. As the MI2’s management and operating contractor, The Idea Circle’s role spans across four areas: strategy, leadership, stewardship, and engagement. The goal of MI2 is to strengthen the workforce pipeline to recruit, train, and retain skilled workers with emphasis on manufacturing.

Pro-Pet LLC – Student Only Tour
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

We are a pet food manufacturing company that produce and package for a private company.

South side of building on gravel path after trailers.

Closed-toe shoes

Oct
26
Thu
AAR – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Deliver industry-leading aviation services to commercial and government customers in over 100 countries.

AAR – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Deliver industry-leading aviation services to commercial and government customers in over 100 countries.

Altec HiLine LLC – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. We deliver products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

Altec HiLine LLC – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. We deliver products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

IPS Cranes – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

IPS CRANES, Inc., is the OEM of American and Ohio Locomotive Cranes. We manufacture new cranes and rebuild and repair existing cranes.

IKONICS – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

An international leader of imaging technologies for over 60 years, IKONICS continues to lead the sandcarving industry as the Total Solution supplier for all sandcarving needs. Made in America and distributed globally, IKONICS Imaging supplies the most innovative line of sandcarvers, automated washout units, photoresist films, crystal products, and training. Professional sandcarving experts and newcomers alike benefit from our wide range of exceptional products

Free parking

IPS Cranes – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

IPS CRANES, Inc., is the OEM of American and Ohio Locomotive Cranes. We manufacture new cranes and rebuild and repair existing cranes. IPS CRANES is a complete supplier of American Hoist crane parts and American crane parts, and genuine OEM parts for American and Ohio Locomotive cranes.

Free parking

Aspen Equipment Co. – Student Only Tour
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

With headquarters in Bloomington, MN and satellite facilities in Ankeny, IA and Omaha, NE, Aspen Equipment Company builds, sells, rents and services commercial equipment for federal, state and local governments, railroads, utilities and the construction trades. As a truck equipment installer and manufacturer, we supply work trucks in a variety of configurations and represent more than 40 lines of equipment from various manufacturers including cranes, hi-rail gear, service bodies, aerials, welders, air compressors, winches, hydraulic tool systems and more. We have a national reputation for quality products and strive for exceptional customer service. Since 1926 our family owned company has cultivated a reputation for taking care of the needs of our employees and our customers.

Oct
27
Fri
Altec HiLine LLC – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. We deliver products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

AAR Aricraft Services – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

AAR is an independent provider of aviation services to commercial and government customers in more than 100 countries. Our aftermarket expertise and award-winning solutions help customers increase efficiency and reduce costs while maintaining high levels of quality, service and safety.

Free parking

IKONICS – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

An international leader of imaging technologies for over 60 years, IKONICS continues to lead the sandcarving industry as the Total Solution supplier for all sandcarving needs. Made in America and distributed globally, IKONICS Imaging supplies the most innovative line of sandcarvers, automated washout units, photoresist films, crystal products, and training. Professional sandcarving experts and newcomers alike benefit from our wide range of exceptional products

Free parking

IPS Cranes – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

IPS CRANES, Inc., is the OEM of American and Ohio Locomotive Cranes. We manufacture new cranes and rebuild and repair existing cranes. IPS CRANES is a complete supplier of American Hoist crane parts and American crane parts, and genuine OEM parts for American and Ohio Locomotive cranes.

Free parking

Sappi – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Located on the banks of the St Louis River since 1898, our Cloquet Mill produces high quality printing papers. The mill can swing production between paper grade pulp for internal consumption and dissolving wood pulp (DWP) for the open market.

Free parking

SCS Interiors – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

“Style-Comfort-Security” – the motto of SCS Interiors – describes the high quality products and services of our progressive company. SCS Interiors is able to design, develop, and manufacture –with Style – luxury aircraft, automotive, and other commercial interiors, interior elements, and accessories. Our products include a full range of seat covers, foam kits, carpet kits, leather-wrapped appointments, and floor mats — all focused on your product needs to assure your Comfort.

USG Interiors LLC – Student Only Tour
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

USG is North America’s leading producer of gypsum wallboard, joint compound and a vast array of related products for the construction and remodeling industries. We are also the global leader in the manufacture of ceiling suspension systems and are recognized as the premier acoustical panel and specialty ceiling systems innovator. Our family of products provides creative building solutions that set new standards for productivity and efficiency, helping contractors and architects deliver high quality and innovative designs.

Free parking