Duluth foundry to host Manufacturing Day

ME Elecmetal invites the public to the event Saturday.

Man in protective gear pours materials from a bucket into molten metal
ME Elecmetal's Duluth Foundry melter Jeff Kucera dumps additives into a batch of molten metal to bring it to specifications in 2012. The company will host Manufacturing Day on Saturday.
Clint Austin / File / Duluth News Tribune
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DULUTH — ME Elecmetal will host Manufacturing Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the company’s foundry location, 200 E. Carterett St.

ME Elecmetal is a consumable wear parts supplier for mining, construction and energy. The event will include a public tour of its facility.

There will also be metalcasting demonstrations to educate the public on the importance of the industry to local communities and the country's economy. Information on metalcasting as a career option to younger workers will be provided.

Register by emailing .

Brielle Bredsten is the business reporter for the Duluth News Tribune.

She earned a bachelor's degree in Professional Writing & Technical Communication, with minors in Advertising and Creative Writing from Metropolitan State University, in addition to a two-year professional paid internship as reporter/editor of the student newspaper.

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