Manufacturing Day 2021

A combination of live and virtual events highlighted a month of Manufacturing Day celebrations in 2021, with participation by manufacturers, economic development and business support organizations. Students from several high schools toured manufacturing companies, and educational events were developed in the Northwest region by a group of manufacturing stakeholders under the event series called Manufacturing Day Along the 550 Corridor. Click the button to find all 550 Corridor 2021 events and educational materials, including a wide range of videos.

550 Corridor 2021 Events & Materials

2021 Events:

  • Friday, October 1, Farmington | Outdoor Economics Conference Information
  • Friday, October 1, Santa Fe | New Collar Network: 3D Printing Job Training Fair Link to event on national Creators Wanted website
  • Saturday, October 2, Farmington | Tour of San Juan College Quality Center for Business and The Big Idea Makerspace Private tour for members of the New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Business Alliance (endeavOR)
  • Friday, October 15, Kirtland | Mfg Day 2021 at Bond Wilson Technical Center
  • Tuesday, October 19, Albuquerque | Student Tours of Manufacturing and Technology Companies at Sandia Science & Technology Park Private tours for Technology Leadership High School students
  • Wednesday, October 20, Jarales (near Belen) | Public Tours of Valencia Flour Mill
  • Wednesday, October 20, Las Vegas | Student Tours of Old Wood Private tours for Rio Gallinas Middle School students RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3
  • Wednesday, October 20, Virtual | Conversation and Connections facilitated by WESST
  • Wednesday, October 20, Virtual | New Mexico Economic Development Department Northwest Business Finance Fair
  • Thursday, October 21, Rio Rancho | Public Tour of pinball parts maker Mezel Mods
  • Thursday, October 21, Farmington | New Mexico MEP Value Stream Mapping Workshop
  • Thursday, October 21, Virtual | United Nations Day Project Rocky Mountain Region Broadband Initiative Celebration
  • Tuesday, October 26 through Friday, October 29, Virtual | New Mexico MEP Advanced Manufacturing Summit Info & Link to Summit information
  • Wednesday, October 27, Virtual | Women in Manufacturing Panel Discussion facilitated by WESST
  • Wednesday, October 27, Albuquerque | Student Tours of OGB Architectural Millwork Private tours for ACE Leadership High School students CANCELLED
  • Thursday, October 28, Velarde| Public Tour and Wine Tasting of Black Mesa Winery and Cidery
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham proclaims October 2021 as Manufacturing Month in New Mexico