Facility Tours

Pre-registration is required. Select your preferred tour when you register for the conference.

Tuesday, March 28


9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Our tour will cover the production of conveying systems, focusing on operations in Extrusion, Plastics, and Assembly areas. We will view ergonomics solutions such as material handling equipment and automation, small conveyance applications, and manual assembly workstations and solutions (including handtool solution). One application of the use of the Lapeyre stairs for use in a confined space. Looking forward to an exchange of questions and answers along the way!

  • Competitors' employees are restricted from the tour.
  • Each tour participant will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement before the tour begins.
  • Cameras (photo and video) are not permitted during the tour.
  • Closed-toe shoes and safety glasses are required during the tour. (Glasses will be provided.)
  • Tour participants will be required to stay within all marked walk ways, as instructed by guides.

Wednesday, March 29

Cintas Corporation Location 544

Group 1: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Group 2: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

The tour will provide insight on how we launder uniforms and bulk products. A few ergonomic improvements are:

  • Office – stand/sit desks
  • Production – Veit system, hanger holders, Solude handles, folding tables, Vortex mat roller, automated shuttle, wash alley, work platforms, EZ tote rollers, chemical dry tank lighting, and anti-fatigue mats
  • Service – SafeLoad, carts


  • Must be a US citizen.
  • No cameras
  • No competitors

Thursday, March 30

NASA Michoud Assembly Plant

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Via a tram tour, participants will see the core stage of the Artemis rocket starting with the panels up to the completed 4 stage liquid hydrogen and liquid nitrogen tanks. Note since this is a live factory, some elements may not be at the factory at the time of the tour.

  • Attendees must bring their government issued IDs
  • No photography within the factory, a photographer will be there to take approved pictures
  • No high heels, no open toe or heel shoes
  • Long pants only
  • No food or open top drink containers
  • No backpacks