2018 Factory Bus Tour - Dubow Textile and Fields Manufacturing

April 17, 2018
8:30 AM to 3:15 PM
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Dubow Textile and Fields Manufacturing




Meet your local suppliers!

Deadline to register:  Friday, April 13.    

Join your fellow UMAPP distributor colleagues for a great experience. Tour the factories of Dubow Textile and Fields Manufacturing in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 

Note:  This is an event for staff of member distributor companies.  It is one of the few events UMAPP hosts that is for members only.   If you would like to attend this event and are not a member, please visit our home page (UMAPP.org) to access the online member application.    



8:30                    Board the Bus at Cabela's in Rogers, Minnesota 
9:45  Arrive at Dubow Textile (if driving yourself, please arrive at this time) 
10-11:30  Tour Dubow 
12:00  Arrive Fields Manufacturing (if driving yourself, please arrive at this time) 
12-1  Lunch - courtesy of Fields Manufacturing 
1-2  Tour of Fields Mfg. 
2:15  Board bus and return to Cabela's 
3 - 3:15  Arrive at Cabela's 


What Will You Learn? 

Tour #1

Arrive:  9:45 am  | Check In 
Dubow Textile, 455 Lincoln Avenue NE, St. Cloud, Minnesota 
Tour:  10:00 - 11:30  (1.5 CEUs - CAS track) 

The tour of Dubow Textile will show the attendees the full array of production equipment used for all the different decoration techniques offered, as well as a demonstration of what needs to happen before, during and after the production process. We will educate the attendees on what materials work best for each decoration technique, success we have had with each technique and answer any questions the attendees might have. 

We will also be doing demonstrations on the newest addition to our company, direct print on hard goods. The equipment will be operational along with a display of the different hard goods currently available for on-demand ordering.


Tour #2   

Arrive:  12:00  | Check in
Fields Manufacturing, 24795 County Road 75, St. Cloud, Minnesota 
Tour:  1:00 - 2:00 (1.0 CEUs - CAS track)   

The Fields MFG tour will demonstrate the manufacturing processes of lanyards from weaving, setup, decoration methods and final assembly.  We will explore multiple decoration methods to learn the differences in technique and specific applications on lanyards, coloring books, adhesive note pads and bags.  Attendees be able to follow an order and witness the necessary steps through completion.  There will also be a virtual tour of our Michigan facility to demonstrate the various production processes unique to that factory including a digital HP Indigo press, direct printing and other finishing techniques.


 Deadline to register:  April 13

This event is for staff of current UMAPP member distributors companies.  To bring dues current, visit our site and click on the "Pay Now" icon at the bottom of the home page.  Not a member yet?  Return to the home page and click the "Join Now" link.    


Sue Selseth