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“Nice Factory Tour”

Stormy Kromer Factory Tour
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Ironwood
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Back in 1903, the Original Stormy Kromer Cap was built with quality fabric, carefully handcrafted in the U.S. It was authentic, rugged and durable - perfect for George "Stormy" Kromer, a hard-working railroad engineer. After repeatedly losing his cap on the windy locomotive, he asked his wife Ida to make him a new one, with a snug, pulldown earband to keep it in place. The popularity of that first cap launch a small and successful business. In 2001, the Jacquart family in Ironwood, Michigan, bought the company and brought Stormy Kromer to their thriving sewing factory - Jacquart Fabric Products. Today, we produce a full line of quality, rugged, American made outdoor apparel that is sold all over the world. We offer free tours of our factory every weekday at 1:30 pm - so you can see for yourself how Stormy Kromer caps are made, along with a variety of other products made in this industrial sewing facility. Our Factory Store and Museum is open Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 and Saturdays from 9:00-12:00.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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“Nice Factory Tour”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Employees were pleasant and seemed proud of their work. The tour guide was upbeat and informative. I learned some things about Stormy Kromer that I hadnt known before. Well made American product. It is nice to tour a company so rich with history. Worth the drive from Houghton.

Visited August 2013
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Gina T, Owner at Stormy Kromer Factory Tour, responded to this review, May 26, 2016
Hi Letitia, thanks for making the drive and glad you enjoyed it!
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