Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence is the leader in engaging industry, enhancing education, and inspiring students. We accomplish this through our Minnesota Manufactured™ program.


Engaging industry.
Enhancing education.
Inspiring students.

We strive to bridge the gap between manufacturers and employees by engaging manufacturers, enhancing educational and training opportunities for current manufacturing employees, and inspiring students to explore a career pathway in advanced manufacturing.

  • It’s a Win-Win

    Minnesota ManufacturedTM highlights a manufacturer’s apprenticeship program.

    L&M Radiator in Hibbing, Minnesota, experienced labor shortage like…

    November 24, 2021
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    Employee Attraction and Retention

    The Minnesota State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Engineering Center of Excellence…

    November 23, 2021
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    Competency-Based Education and Apprenticeships

    Andrew Dahlen presented on Competency-Based Education (CBE) in a Mechatronics Program. Heidi Braun-Kahn and…

    November 23, 2021

We work with all Minnesota State colleges and universities to enhance educational programs and inspire youth to pursue exciting careers in manufacturing.