The tour is open to the public and will feature 23 manufacturing facilities, including Dotson Iron Castings in Mankato.
Tour dates and times are:
- October 3 (9 am – 5 pm)
- October 5 (9 am – 1 pm)
The manufacturing industries in south central Minnesota will be highlighted during the South Central Minnesota Tour of Manufacturing that is free and open to the public as manufacturers showcase their facilities and available opportunities.
According to a workforce strategy consultant with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), manufacturing is the number one job sector in south central Minnesota.
“347 manufacturers within the nine counties in south central Minnesota providing almost 19,000 jobs, it’s very much an important part of the economy for south central Minnesota,” said Jessica Miller, a workforce strategy consultant for the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
The tour is open to the public, job seekers and students and will feature 23 manufacturing facilities, including Dotson’s Iron Castings in Mankato.