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Bay Area MFG Week 2021 + National MFG Day: Manufacturing Foundry Tour featuring APROE & Swope Design Solutions

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

| $5

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Join us for a tour of two neighboring advanced manufacturers located in the Manufacturing Foundry at 150 Hooper St!

This fast-paced event will start with a tour of design and engineering firm APROE focusing on their Waterjet technology (details below), followed by a tour of mechanical engineering and product design firm Swope Design Solutions, focusing on their medical device prototyping and production- 3D printing, silicone molding, CNC milling… We will finish with a tour and history of the building – the Manufacturing Foundry at 150 Hooper – housing manufacturers and home to SFMade.

We will meet in front of 150 Hooper, Unit 102 – APROE. The SFMade staff will hold an MFG Week sign and will check you in before we head inside.

PLEASE NOTE: all attendees must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be checked at the start of the tour.

Please wear close-toed shoes, bring your proof of vaccination, and make sure to check the other events happening during Bay Area MFG Week & MFG Day!

More info on APROE’s tour – Designing for Manufacture of Waterjet Parts – Abstract and Q&A:

APROE invites you to learn and discuss best practices for designing parts to be cut using waterjet technology through a comprehensive presentation led by APROE’s president and founder, Mose O’Griffin. Mose is a mechanical engineer with 20 years of experience designing and building. The presentation will feature a live demonstration on our brand new Omax 55100 5-axis waterjet cutting machine, followed by a Q&A.


This event is part of Bay Area MFG Week 2021 and National MFG Day.

Bay Area Manufacturing Week 2021 is an annual celebration of manufacturing throughout our region and features expert panel discussions, virtual and in-person tours, listening sessions with manufacturers, and round tables featuring stakeholders from cities around the Bay.

Attend one of the multiple events, support and engage with local brands and see how they make it in our cities! Learn more and find the full calendar of events here:

Questions? Please email [email protected]


Swope Design Solutions
150 Hooper Street, Unit 102
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States