Tour of Manufacturing set for April 13 [UPDATED]Published 9:53am Monday, March 25, 2013 Updated 11:56am Monday, March 25, 2013
Manufacturers in the lakes area will be hosting the 2013 Tour of Manufacturing on April 13. Five local companies will be opening their doors for free guided tours, information on their companies and open houses. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. you are invited to stop at BTD Manufacturing, Bergen’s Greenhouses, Forum Communication Printing, Lakeshirts and TEAM Industries in Audubon. Visit one location or all five.
Each tour will take approximately 30 minutes. Tour guides will explain what their company makes, offer information on employment and answer your questions. Dress for safety: shorts, skirts, open-toed shoes or high-heels will not be allowed. Safety glasses and earplugs will be provided if needed.
This event is also sponsored by West Central Initiative, Tri-state Manufacturer’s Association, Rural Minnesota CEP, M State, Lakes Country Service Cooperative, the City of Detroit Lakes Development Authority, The Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce and Dream It Do It.
If you are looking for employment, this event is a great way to make connections and see first-hand what the work environment is like. The Detroit Lakes office of Rural Minnesota CEP will also be hosting a job fair on April 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. More information on the job fair and employment opportunites are available by calling 218-846-7377.
Maps, company information and tour information are available at www.TourOfManufacturing.org