“After attending ProductCamp St Louis I hired one of the speakers as a full-time employee and hired one of the presenting agencies on retainer. The sessions are filled with people who are at the top of their game!” – Eric Newbauer • Co-Founder • Studio Network Solutions
St Louis Makes is creating events that bring innovators and manufacturers together and that help showcase the manufacturing industry to the broader community. These events are specific to the manufacturing space or bring relevant innovation content to the manufacturing industry.
Event notifications are only sent to our mailing list and social media. Registration for these events is limited. You will only receive notifications if you sign up for our mailing list by joining our social media. Don’t be left out, support St. Louis Makes and join now.
In the St. Louis Region, manufacturing directly sustained about $55.5 billion or 24% of total Regional output (about $227 billion) in 2010.
Join us. Come see for yourself how things are made!
Factory tour notifications are only sent to our mailing list and social media. Registration for these events is limited. You will only receive notifications if you sign up for our mailing list by joining our social media. Don’t be left out, support St. Louis Makes and join now.
The purpose of our factory tours is to observe, listen, meet and learn about the St Louis region’s manufacturing and production expertise. Tours run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. generally on the fourth Thursday monthly excepting occasional breaks.
Founded in 1925 by M.P. Duke, Duke Manufacturing was the first manufacturer of the waterless hot well. Today, we are a the preferred provider of profitable foodservice solutions to a select group of prestigious companies and institutions across North America and around the world. We have over twenty product lines with + 4,500 SKUs in product areas of Serving Systems, Holding, Cooking, Warewashing, & Fabrication. We operate two manufacturing plants in St. Louis and Sedalia, Missouri. Our state-of-the-art Sedalia plant is 680,000 square feet and ISO certified. Duke has global sales, service and distribution facilities in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
The Management Team at Duke Manufacturing welcomes you to visit with us – a Missouri proud manufacturer – headquartered here in Saint Louis. Our mission – To Nourish Our World – drives our passion for building not only a strong company for our employees but also a strong community in which we work, live, and enjoy life. On this tour we will:
Factory Tour sponsored by Paradigm.
30 minutes – arrival and networking
5 minutes – group announcements (St Louis Makes)
10 minutes – overview remarks from factory ownership or management
45 minutes – tour by factory ownership or management
30 minutes – Q & A with factory ownership or management
Registration is public but targeted by distributing only through our social media networks. Targeted attendees are: entrepreneurs, inventors, innovators, business development professionals, economic developers, engineers, hobbyists, industrial designers, product managers, students, and other manufacturing enthusiasts. Registration is limited based upon the facilities available accommodations. A full list of attendees is provided to the facility coordinator at a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the scheduled event. Our only attendee requirements are: 1) safety first, and 2) no selling.
St Louis Makes requests permission for professional photography during the tour/presentation which we reserve the right to post to our website and social media. We honor corporate guidelines and can accommodate sensitive areas of concern for photography. The photography will also be made available to the facility at no cost. If you are interested in hosting a factory tour with St Louis Makes then let’s get introduced. We appreciate your support of the St Louis regional manufacturing industry!
St Louis Makes
911 Washington Avenue, Suite 645B
St Louis, MO 63101
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