Slinger Area History and Culture
Manufacturing, Innovation, and Design
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, nearly 1/4 of the residents in the Slinger area work in Manufacturing. Click here for some stats and past and present stories of manufacturing in the Slinger Area.
(Photo by Nate Grimm from a sociology student site visit to Maysteel, an Allenton business).
Innovation remains strong within the Slinger area. Click here to see examples of innovation/engineering culture both past and present.
(Photo by Daren Sievers during a sociology student site visit to Foerster Signs, a Slinger business)
Design in the Slinger area is not only about expression of self but also about telling the story of where we came from and where we want to go culturally. Click here for examples of design culture both past and present.
(Photo by Daren Sievers of Slinger resident James Sauer's sculpture at Artworks, Inc).