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OCTOBER 20-23rd, 2014 

Manufacturing isn't what it was years ago. Today's manufacturers offer high skilled positions with lots of future potential. Manufacturers in Iowa's Creative Corridor will open their doors to help the public understand what's created here in our own backyard. Learn more about what they do, what jobs might be possible for you or someone you know, and be proud of the cool things local employers create.                               

Participating Manufacturers

Apache Inc. Highway Equipment Co. Modine Manufacturing Co.
Bazooka Farmstar, Inc. Integrated DNA Technologies MSI Mold Builders 
Bentley Manufacturing Iowa Fluid Power Newell Machinery Co.
Centro Inc. Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.  TSF Structures, Inc. 
Climate Engineers Marion Mixers World Class Industries
Color Web Printers Metal Design Systems Inc  
Crystal Group, Inc. Midwest Metal Products  


How to Tour

There's no cost for taking a tour during the Advancing the Future Manufacturing Tour.  Just check the tour schedule for dates and times of tours, and show up at the manufacturer of your choice at the listed time. Make sure to pay attention to safety notices and follow all posted signs.  

Need help finding a company?  Check out our map.  


For more information, contact Danielle Allen at (319)398-5888 or at