What you learn here you can put to work in real manufacturing environments.

St. Louis is the gateway to manufacturing. And St. Louis Makes is the gateway to connecting you with other manufactures that are making a big impact in productivity, efficiency and growth. Through a variety of events, members learn about a manufacturer’s expertise and insights into best practices. It’s intended to help you achieve growth and efficiency goals while exposing you to new connections in manufacturing.


From the convenience of a laptop, tablet of smart phone, you can learn insights into everything from process trends, supply chain solutions and R&D to financial advantages of tax credits.

Factory Tours

Observe, listen, meet and learn about what makes St Louis regional manufacturers excel through production expertise. These tours are on-site and invaluable way to achieve success.

ProductCamp St Louis

If you manufacture, design, market or manage a product, this is the ideal opportunity to learn, exchange ideas and network with peers as you create solutions to the most demanding manufacturing challenges.
"We were able to reach new audiences with the support of St. Louis Makes. They are the only one in our industry focused on growing our manufacturing community."
– Director of Marketing, Craftsmen Industries