20, October 2015

Northern Valley Career Expo - Nov. 4 in Grand Forks

The 4th Annual Northern Valley Career Expo is being held at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on November 4th from 9:30am to 2:30pm.  It will be highlighting the manufacturing industry more this year as part of the Manufacturing Day events in North Dakota. 

This is a career awareness event which draws roughly 1,500 students from 29 high schools across Northeast North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota.  Students attend career seminars and tour a showcase floor where businesses have hands-on exhibits designed to engage students and demonstrate skills necessary to become future employees. The manufacturers involved in the event are:

General Equipment & Supplies manufacturers, sells, rents, and services heavy equipment for the construction, mining, oil exploration and municipal industries.   

Retrax Holdings was founded in 1996.  Their customer-centered business philosophy is the driving force behind their rapid growth in the retractable truck bed cover industry.  

Cirrus Aircraft is committed to the future of aviation through smart safety, ease of operation, and most adamantly, continuous innovation. Their aircraft are known for safety, performance, comfort, and sophistication.

American Crystal Sugar is located in Moorhead, MN with factories in Hillsboro and Drayton, ND.  They manufacturer sugar from locally grown sugar beets.

Custom Aire does sheet metal fabrication for the commercial and residential HVAC industry.  In addition, this employee-owned company provides commercial service and mechanical construction, and environmentally responsible geothermal energy products.  

J.R. Simplot is one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation.  They pioneer innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems, and strive to feed a growing global population. 

Marvin Windows & Doors is one of the Marvin Family Brands, manufacturing customized windows and doors to meet exact specifications for superior customer service.      

Steffes Corporation is a diverse company located in both Dickinson and Grand Forks.  They are known for their manufactured products and technical services in areas such as: heaters, flare systems, automation and control systems, treater and separator systems, steel berms, walkways, stair cases, cattle guards, and berm walkovers.  

Stay tuned for the blog on the final Manufacturing Day event at Northrop Grumman.  And they have surprise for you…. 

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