Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association holds its noon luncheon meeting May 9 at IPS Cranes in Duluth. Jackie O'Connell, president and CEO of IPS Cranes and IPS Metro, is the featured speaker. She talks about IPS Cranes distribution, service and production.

Following the meeting AMFA members and guests tour IPS Cranes, a complete repair, rebuild and manufacturing facility for all types of locomotive and crawler cranes that employs 20. The full service shop includes welding, fabrication, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical assembly.

Arrowhead Manufacturers & Fabricators Association is an organization with 107 members serving manufacturers and related industries in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. For information, contact Sandy Kashmark (800) 654-5773 or