Fifty Factory Tours that Make America Great (Plus a Few Extra)

July 2, 2019
We picked at least one factory (or industrial site) from each state you can visit that truly represents what has always made America great: hard work and ingenuity.

American manufacturing is back and better than ever, found in nearly every corner of every state. It's as diverse as it is vast, and sometimes can even make a memorable day for the family. Check out these plants and factories you can visit this summer and feel free to lets us know in the comments what some of your favorite factory tours are!

About the Author

John Hitch | Editor, Fleet Maintenance

John Hitch, based out of Cleveland, Ohio, is the editor of Fleet Maintenance, a B2B magazine that addresses the service needs for all commercial vehicle makes and models (Classes 1-8), ranging from shop management strategies to the latest tools to enhance uptime.

He previously wrote about equipment and fleet operations and management for FleetOwner, and prior to that, manufacturing and advanced technology for IndustryWeek and New Equipment Digest. He is an award-winning journalist and former sonar technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine where he served honorably aboard the fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723).