Red Wing Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Our Area Manufactures

October is Manufacturing Month. Each year Red Wing Chamber of Commerce provides public tours of our area manufacturing facilities. Find the details below.

Details on public tours and the manufacturing luncheon are below. Contact Marion at 651-388-4719 or to register!


  • Attendees must register through the Chamber Office prior to all
    tours. Call 651-388-4719.
  • All attendees will be required to fill out a COVID questionnaire.
    Masks are required on many of the tours.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time to allow for check in at
    locations. Tours will begin on time!
  • Maximum capacity for tours varies by location.
  • Tours are FREE and open to the public (unless specified).
  • Tours are one hour in length (unless specified).
  • Closed heel and closed toe shoes (no high heels) must be worn on
    all tours.
  • NO cell phones and/or pictures or videos are allowed during the
  • Photo ids may be required at certain locations.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age to tour.
  • You can go on as many tours as your schedule allows.


Thursday, October 14

1:00pm-2:00pm at SCS Elevator Products
310 Cannon River Avenue North, Red Wing, MN
SCS is a leader in providing products to the Elevator Industry including design support, engineering, mold building and contract manufacturing. SCS utilizes a broad depth of manufacturing capabilities in
Plastic Injection Molding, Die Casting, Metal Stamping, Decorating and Assembly.

Tuesday, October 19

10:00am-11:00am at Nestle Purina
N1725-805th Street, Hager City, WI
Purina is the No. 1 pet care company in the U.S. with a portfolio of some of the most popular and
trusted pet care brands. Purina’s Hager City location is committed to helping enrich the lives of pets and
the people who love them by mixing unique ingredient blends that support high-quality, nutritious and
great tasting Purina foods. The company also is committed to sustainability and is proud to be 100
percent zero waste for disposal. The company also partners with the local community on a variety of

Wednesday, October 20

10:00am-11:00am at Central Research Laboratories (CRL)
3965 Pepin Avenue, Red Wing, MN
CRL has been developing remote handling solutions, including Telemanipulators, Transfer Systems, and
Glove Ports for over 70 years. Their innovative technologies promote operator safety and efficiency in
Nuclear and Life Science applications around the world. CRL works directly with its customers to
identify the best solutions, from standard product offerings to customized development, ensuring the
best solution possible for safe and confident handling for every application need.

12:00pm-1:00pm on Zoom w/ Goodhue County Historical Society: History
of Red Wing Shoe Co.
Join us on October 20th at noon for our October History Break offered digitally through Zoom. Follow
the Link below to join on the day of the program.
Red Wing Shoe Company Historian Clare Pavelka will be the speaking at history break. Clare will not
only share the storied past of the Red Wing Shoe, but dig into what makes the company relevant and
competitive in today’s global retail market.

2:00pm-3:00pm at Minnesota State College Southeast
308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing, MN
This is your chance to tour the new violin building, mechatronics, guitar building, welding lab, makerspace, and bicycle design. Come find out more information about these fascinating and unique