Community Unity

Alexandria Industries is Top Fundraiser in Minnesota

Alexandria Industries is the number one Relay For Life fundraising team in Minnesota, and the second largest fundraiser among all Relay teams in the United States. The American Cancer Society recognized the efforts of company employees, who drive all fundraising, at the 2018 summer celebration event for the Relay For Life of Douglas County. Altogether,…

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Traveling 2,448 Miles to Make a Difference

When you think of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you might dream of a sunny beach vacation at an all-inclusive resort. If you have connections, you even might get into one of Sammy Hagar’s birthday bashes. We hear he has one every year. For people who live in Caribe – a dried-up riverbed on the outskirts…

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Safety―It’s About Observation

When driving a vehicle, we pay attention to what is happening around us to stay safe. We also watch what is happening with the vehicle itself. Is it leaking fuel? Does it have low tire pressure? Is there anything that could put the vehicle occupants or others in danger? The same is true for being…

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A Hand-Up

Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1997, the Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (Alexandria, Minn.) has built, repaired, or renovated more than 50 homes, providing decent and affordable housing for more than 200 people. Habitat homes are a hand-up, not a handout. Homeowner families invest hundreds of…

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The Lake Ice Has Long Melted but the Memories Remain

Created by a small group of employees, the Fishing for the Cure ice fishing tournament is for everyday people making a difference in the fight against cancer. All of the proceeds are donated to the American Cancer Society’s local Relay For Life program. The first tournament, held in 2007, had 112 people fishing. Over the…

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Time to be Kind

Sometimes it seems like bad things just keep happening and we are seeing the worst of humanity—wars, famine, disease, violence, and natural disasters. With non-stop access to media on our mobile devices, along with the countless doomsday headlines, it is difficult to avoid or overlook the bad news. Be assured though that there are people…

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Tour of Manufacturing

In October, Alexandria Industries opened its doors at our manufacturing facility located in Alexandria, Minn., to participate in the nationwide Tour of Manufacturing. We are always excited to educate people about what it is truly like to work in manufacturing and share what we do. There is more to the event, then just opening the…

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A Message of Hope

We are People Making a Difference in the Fight Against Cancer! The first six months of every year, the employees in Alexandria Industries organize and host events to raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Company sponsored events include designated jean days, an Ice Fishing Tournament and Ham & Turkey Bingo. We…

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Faith at work

Partnering with Faith-based Community Organizations Faith is one of our values, and a cornerstone in how we do business. When we leverage our faith as a resource to do good work, the benefits it can bring to others are limitless. Recently, our Carrollton, Texas, facility connected with a faith-based organization called Faith At Work. This…

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Be Benevolent

Kind • Caring • Compassionate • Generous • Giving These are just some of the words that describe benevolent. Due to an ever-increasing desire to help people on our team, Alexandria Industries has created a Benevolent Fund. The fund gives us the opportunity to come together for a common cause and make a real difference…

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