Moraine Park Technical College will host their Heavy Metal Tours event during October’s manufacturing month. This free event offers participants a behind-the-scenes opportunity to tour local manufacturing facilities and learn more about the skills needed to fill current employment gaps.
The events will run from 4:30-8:00 p.m. Participants will meet at the Fond du Lac campus, and after a brief introduction, they will be bussed to the Heavy Metal Tour event locations.
Tours will take place at the following Fond du Lac area manufacturers. A light meal will be served.
- Wednesday, October 2, Kondex Corporation
- Thursday, October 10, Fives Group and RB Royal Industries, Inc.
- Wednesday, October 16, Wells Manufacturing Corporation and Mid-States Aluminum Corp.
- Wednesday, October 23, BCI Burke Co. and Mercury Marine
“The manufacturing world is changing,” Marcia Arndt associate dean of manufacturing at Moraine Park said. “This is a fun opportunity to highlight our local partners, the advancing technology, and the overall changes within the industry.
Space is limited for this unique opportunity, and registration is required. Interested individuals are invited to participate in all four weeks, or they may choose their preferred date(s). For more information, or to register, visit morainepark.edu/heavymetal or call (262) 306-5321.