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Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance: Dickinson Area MFG Day

Iron Mountain, MI
8:00am - 3:00pm UTC-0600
In-person Event
300 ninth grade students attend for hands-on, active-learning about manufacturing skills

Education, community and industry partners are coming together to offer an in-person Manufacturing Day event on Friday, October 7 at Bay College West Campus (Bay West). The purpose of this event is to proactively educate students and the community about the skilled trades and technical career opportunities that exist locally. Manufacturing Day will include around 300 freshman students from area schools in Michigan and Wisconsin. Students will participate in a series of hands-on activities presented by Billerud, BOSS Snowplow, Systems Control, Loadmaster, CCI Systems, Grede and Trident Maritime Systems.

The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance, Bay West, Northern Initiatives/MI Manufacturing Technology Center, Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District and Michigan Works! are all contributing to make this a successful event for the students. Manufacturing Day is just one of many events within a larger effort to educate the community about the opportunities that exist for young people. This event is not open to the general public. Inquiries can be directed to
Organization Information
The rich economic diversity of the Dickinson Area, built on principles of hard work and an entrepreneurial spirit, motivate the Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance to further promote talent attraction, business retention and economic growth of the region. Join us to be a part of shared opportunities and individual successes.
Contact Information
Lois Ellis
Event Information
Event Type
Facility Tour, Presentation, Manufacturing Expo
2801 U.S. 2
Iron Mountain, MI 49801