Many manufacturers open their doors to hundreds of students each year through partnerships with schools, intermediate school districts, Michigan Works!, and other agencies.

If you’re interested in offering your students a way to visit manufacturers and see their operations first-hand, contact:

Michigan Works! Kent, Allegan, & Barry County

Manufacturing Day: Each year, many manufacturers open their doors for presentations and tours during or near the first week in October in celebration of Manufacturing Day. For a schedule of events in your area, check the Manufacturing Day website.  Below is a list of participating manufacturers.  

Talent Tours – Michigan Works! Kent, Allegan & Barry Counties, in partnership with the Kent Intermediate School District, offer a free transportation and tour package which gives students the opportunity to tour two West Michigan manufacturers.

 

MANUFACTURING WEEK 2015 PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

ADAC Automotive
Anderson Global
Andy Egan
ArtiFlex
Autocam
Conveyor Concepts of MI
Custom Profile
DeWys Manufacturing
Evoqua Water Technologies
Federal-Mogul
Fleet Engineers
Flexco
Gentex Corporation
Haworth
JR Automation
Lacks Wheel Trim Systems
Medbio, Inc.
Muskegon Casting Corporation
Perrigo
Port City Die Group
Ranir LLC
Scherdel Sales & Technology
Starbuck Machining Inc.
Swoboda
TesaTape, Inc.
Wolverine Coilspring
Woodward Inc.

215 Straight Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 | Phone:616-494-8844.