September 8th, 2004

WATERLOO TECHNICAL SOCIETY

Wednesday, September 8, 2004 

Greenstreets Restaurant at Cedar Falls Holiday Inn 

Program: John Deere Transmissions Manufacturing Tour


Program Chair: Dick Michael

Tour Guide: Thom Didelot - Operations Manager at John Deere Drive Train Division

Information: 
Thom Didelot has been intimately involved with the John Deere Westfield Avenue Site redevelopment activities and has a vast amount of information to share. John Deere manufactures manual, powershift and the recently introduced infinitely variable hydromechanical transmissions at the Westfield Avenue Site.

Agenda:

6:00 – 7:15 pm: Social time and dinner at cedar Falls Holiday Inn, Greenstreets Restaurant

7:30 pm: Arrive at John Deere Westfield Avenue Site (WAS). A1 Lobby.

Tour guide Don Melcher will check in guests and provide visitor passes.

Welcome - WAS Auditorium, JD Host Thom Didelot,

Manager Operations Drive Train

7:45 pm: Begin walking tour including: Heat Treatment and Buildings H, Z, & T10

9:00 pm: Tour concludes - group departs

Price: $11.00 per person (dinner) 

Time: Social period: 6:00 P.M.

Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at Greenstreets Restaurant,

5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 

Reservations: Telephone Bob Tujetsch (319) 234-1273 or email tujets@mchsi.com, by noon on Monday, September 6th, 2004. Leave name and message on answering machine or on email. Guests welcome with reservation. State if special dinner preparations are necessary.

Dues: 2004-2005 dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer Verlyn Knief at 2529 Killdeer Ave., Denver, IA 50622 or paid at the meeting. 

Waterloo Technical Society Website:

http://www.waterlootechnicalsociety.org

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