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Thursday, March 19, 2015

MPMA Member Program

Emerging Technologies

DoubleTree Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Explore some of the integral practices involved in the innovation process, and technology commercialization!

Tom Kramer, President and CEO of Kablooe Design will talk about the necessary steps in the product development process to deliver a high level of innovation in new product designs, and help ensure a successful launch.

Eric Hockert, Technology Marketing Manager at the University of Minnesota will talk about ways the Office of Technology Commercialization oversees all aspects of technology commercialization at the University, bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace to connect faculty with companies to achieve results.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

MPMA facility tour
St. Paul Brass & Aluminum Foundry

Breakfast Time:
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast Location:
Keys Café & Bakery
1682 Lexington Ave. N.
Roseville, MN 55113

Tour Time:
9:00 – 10:00 am

Tour Location:
St. Paul Foundry
954 West Minnehaha Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104

Join us for breakfast at Keys Café & Bakery, and then we will head to the Foundry for a tour.

Saint Paul Brass & Aluminum Foundry is a manufacturer of nonferrous cast products using sand and permanent mold casting processes.

Saint Paul Brass Works was started in 1869 by W.F. Bailey. In 1946 it was incorporated and grew to a multimillion dollar operation, nationally recognized for its technological advancement and the quality of its nonferrous cast products.

The foundry continues to operate today as Minnesota’s oldest manufacturer, pouring over 30 different alloys of brass, bronze and aluminum, with a pour size of up to 600 lbs. in aluminum and 1,500 lbs. in brass or bronze.

This tour is open only to manufacturing/associate members and our annual sponsors.

Space is limited so register soon!

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Save The Date!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

MPMA Member Program

Managing Preventative Maintenance

More information coming soon!

Save The Date!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

2015 Open Golf Classic

Bunker Hills Golf Course
12800 Bunker Prairie Road Northwest
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

More information coming soon!

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