Your backstage pass to see how it's made in Pueblo!

From sweet candy to chains and wind turbines, Pueblo produces some of the finest products. Tour how all the magic comes together and discover a career in manufacturing. Book your spot today.
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Why a Career in Manufacturing?

Be part of an in-demand, high paying career path with exciting opportunities that utilize the latest technologies all while creating real, tangible products that impact everything in our lives.

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Be part of an in-demand, high paying career path with exciting opportunities that utilize the latest technologies all while creating real, tangible products that impact everything in our lives.

Exciting Sectors of Work

Regale friends about developments in aerospace, share the latest in food manufacturing with families over Thanksgiving dinner, or tell neighbors about the newest pharmaceuticals they are processing.

On the Cutting Edge of Technology

3D printing, drones, and the Internet of Things are just the latest examples of manufacturing companies adopting new technology long before the public gets their hands on it.

"I Made That"

One of the great benefits to working in this industry is the fact that you are often working on real, tangible products. Manufacturing affects almost everything in our lives.

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Middle school to college students, educators and parents are invited to go behind the scenes of some of Pueblo's top manufacturers to discover a whole world of potential for their careers.

1 Hour

Atlas Pacific

For over 70 years, Atlas Pacific has been the world leader of deciduous fruit processing equipment.

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90 Minutes

GCC Rio Grande

GCC of America, Inc. is a regional manufacturer of cement, concrete, and coal.

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90 Minutes

JM Eagle

JM Eagle™ is the world’s largest plastic pipe manufacturer.

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50 Minutes

Krage Manufacturing

Krage Manufacturing offers precision sheet metal fabrication, powder coating and electrical assembly services.

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90 Minutes

pewag

pewag has hundreds of years experience in the manufacturing of chains and their components.

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90 Minutes

TR Toppers

TR Toppers is a processor and packager of branded and non-branded candies, cookies, baked goods, and other toppings.

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90 Minutes

Trane

Trane is a world leader in air conditioning systems, services and solutions.

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90 Minutes

Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions.

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Tour Schedule

Book your Backstage Pass to a behind the scenes tour of Pueblo's manufacturers!
Backstage passes combine a full day of tours blocked by location on October 4, 11 and 18.
Individual tours are available on October 25 if you would like to circle back around to a manufacturer or pick up one you didn't sign up for on other dates.

Group tours of 10 or more please call 719-544-2000 to schedule.

October 4, 2019

Backstage Pass 1
30 participants max

7:30 am - Bus departs lot at 4th and Main
8:00-8:50 am - Krage Manufacturing
9-10:00 am - Westwind Wood Specialties
10:30 - Noon - Trane Commercial Systems
12-12:30 pm - Lunch
12:30- 2 pm - TR Toppers
2:15-2:30 om- Bus arrives to lot at 4th and Main

Backstage Pass 2
20 participants max

10:00 am - Bus departs lot at 4th & Main
10:30 am - Noon - pewag Traction Chain
12:30 - 2 pm- Vestas
2:15-2:30 pm - Bus returns to lot located at 4th and Main

October 11, 2019

Backstage Pass 1
30 participants max

8:30 am – Bus Departs
9-10 am – Krage Manufacturing
10:30 am-Noon – TR Toppers
12-12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30- 2:00 pm JM Eagle
2:15-2:30 - Bus arrives to lot at 4th and Main

Backstage Pass 2 
20 participants max

8:30 am - Bus departs lot at 4th & Main
9-10:30 am - JM Eagle Co.
11 am-12:30 pm - GCC Rio Grande
1-2:30 pm - Vestas
2:45-3 pm - Bus arrives to lot at 4th and Main

October 18, 2019

Backstage Pass 1 
30 participants max

8:30 am – Bus Departs
9-10 am – Krage Manufacturing
10:30 am-Noon – TR Toppers
12:15-12:30 pm - Bus arrives to lot at 4th and Main

Backstage Pass 2 
20 participants max

8:30 am - Bus departs lot at 4th and Main
9-10:30 am - pewag Traction Chain
11 am-12:30 pm - GCC Rio Grande
1-2:30 pm - Vestas
2:45-3 pm - Bus returns to the lot at 4th and Main

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Bus transportation available at 4th & Main (Workforce Center parking lot). Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.

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Tours will start promptly at their scheduled time. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.

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All tour guests must wear long sleeve shirts (or a jacket), long pants and closed-toed shoes on the tours. No jewelry.

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Available Appointments on January 21, 2020

There are no appointment time slots available for this day.

Participating Manufacturers

About Us

Our mission is to promote manufacturing; exchange information, resources and best practices; and improve the image and perception of manufacturing companies and employment throughout the community.

Contact Info

hello@madeinpuebloco.com
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