9/25/2017 11:30:00 AM Manufacturing Week will include local tours
en Conway, president of Halcon, in foreground at right, led members of the Stewartville Economic Development Authority (EDA) on a tour of Halcon’s new administration building on June 21, 2016. Bill Schimmel Jr., Stewartville’s city administrator, stands at left. Halcon will host another tour to celebrate local Manufacturing Week on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Manufacturing employees at GEOTEK of Stewartville stand near a pallet of crossarms ready for shipment for Hurricane Irma storm relief. GEOTEK shipped more than 5,000 crossarms to help restore power after hurricanes Harvey and Irma swept through Texas and Florida. GEOTEK will host a tour of their company to celebrate Manufacturing Week on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Officials from Stewartville and three other area communities will celebrate Manufacturing Week by introducing school and city leaders to area manufacturers. Joya Stetson, director of marketing for Community & Economic Development Associates (CEDA) of Chatfield, who works with the city's Economic Development Authority to promote Stewartville, told the EDA recently that Manufacturing Week will be held Oct. 1-7... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Sept. 26 Stewartville STAR.