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Upcoming MPMA Events

Everyone's business network is big enough until they discover it isn't. Start working on yours today and take advantage of the many opportunities MPMA gives you to learn from, meet and get to know other industry professionals.

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August 23, 2016

Networking Event

Brews & Buzz

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lake Monster Brewing
550 Vandalia Street #160
St. Paul, MN 55114

Are you passionate about what you do? Do you want to expand your network and grow your business?

Come out and meet your fellow MPMA members as we enjoy an evening of unwinding and socializing. You’ll make great connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts. Although one drink ticket is included with registration, bring some extra cash so you can try the unique versions of classic beer styles that Lake Monster Brewing has perfected, as well as a bite from the Habanero Tacos food truck!

We know how hard you work and you deserve to kick back once in awhile- join us!

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August 25, 2016

Manufacturing Facility Tour

WSI Industries, Inc.

This Event is Sold Out

Breakfast Time:
7:45 – 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast Location:
700 Pine St.
Monticello, MN 55362

Tour TIme:
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Tour Location:
WSI Industries, Inc.
213 Chelsea Rd.
Monticello, MN 55362


WSI Industries, Inc. is a leading contract manufacturer that specializes in providing turn-key solutions for higher volume, longer-term production level programs, in the machining of complex, high-precision parts for a wide range of industries including: automotive, avionics, aerospace, energy, recreational powersports vehicles, small engines, marine, bioscience, and the defense markets.

September 1, 2016

Shoot for Scholarships

11:00 a.m.

Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club
2920 East 220th Street
Prior Lake, MN 55372

The fifth annual “Shoot for Scholarships” is Thursday, September 1, at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake. Proceeds from this event benefit the MPMA Educational Foundation.

The event includes lunch, sport clay shooting at 18 stations, a social, and a raffle and awards ceremony. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

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September 13-14, 2016

Join MPMA at the International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016

McCormick Place
2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60616

Join MPMA for the 31st edition of IMTS, the premier manufacturing technology show in North America, which takes place September 12-17. More than 2,000 exhibitors from the metalworking industry will occupy 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago, Ill. Manufacturing industry professionals from over 112 countries around the world attend IMTS. We will be flying down for two days – Tuesday and Wednesday, September 13 and 14.

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September 22, 2016

Member Program

Would you like to increase tool
productivity and performance?

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

St. Paul Technical College
235 Marshall Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Join us for an informative seminar on Holemaking and End Milling by Chadd Knisley, Sr. Applications Engineer at Kennametal. Kennametal’s Knowledge Center’s Holemaking and End Milling education program clearly and concisely explains the metal cutting process and provides defined and common tool selection and application criteria based on proven cause and effect performance analysis. You will learn how to identify and use key tool design features and application factors that directly affect tool performance. Learn how to apply those engineering principles in your day-to-day operation to drive productivity and profitability. The instruction includes lecture style presentation and video demonstrations which reinforce the theories presented in the lecture. Join us!

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