More than 240 students recently got a firsthand look at what a career in manufacturing could look like.
$50,000 annual salary anyone?
Organized by the GFMEDC, students toured four of six companies that opened up their manufacturing floors for the one-day visitors.
For one Moorhead student, it was an opportunity to see an additional career option. The student enjoyed seeing the process at Caterpillar Reman.
“I just get a kick out of watching how this big equipment goes together.”
The tours were organized by the GFMEDC as part of a larger strategy to educate and inform students about the opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Students got a firsthand look at the careers and learned about the potential wages in manufacturing.
Companies that took part in the tours were: John Deere Electronic Solutions, Caterpillar Reman, Trail King Industries, Integrity Windows Aldevron and Appareo
Participating schools were West Fargo Public, Fargo Public, Oak Grove and Moorhead Area Public.