Service Spotlight

Best Practice – Industry Compliance

When it comes to engineered product design and precision manufacturing, Alexandria Industries is highly recognized for exceeding industry standards, advanced engineering and process ingenuity. We make it our mission to live by best practices that will help you, our customer, be as successful as possible. We make every effort to assure you that we deliver…

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Plastic Injection Molding

The new TMC E-series injection-molding presses at our facility in Wheaton, Minn., combine innovative engineering and easy-to-use programmable control technology. Adding another level of flexibility, the new presses will accommodate a range of component features and meet tight tolerance requirements. Using the latest in process control technology, the E-series horizontal injection-molding machines allow Alexandria Industries…

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Working Together to Reduce Costs

Almost every conversation we have with our customers includes seeking ways to remove cost from the manufacturing equation. Cost reduction is a never-ending goal at Alexandria Industries. It is not something we only focus on when a customer requests it. To work successfully together and help you save money, cost reduction initiatives need to be…

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Welding tips

In welding, there is more than meets the eye when sparks fly. Do you know the variables that can play a role in determining the type of welding method best suited for your product needs and which ones can make or break the success of your welding projects? By understanding the many design variables, you…

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Developing New Products

Development of new products can be the key to success for so many manufacturers. Here are five tips to help you successfully develop new products. 1. Involve your extruder early in the process. First to market often wins. By getting your extruder involved early in the product design and development process, OEMs can reduce start-up…

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Our Robotics Journey

Alexandria Industries’ path to incorporate robotics started nearly 15 years ago. We purchased Rosie, our first pick-and-place robot in 2001. We have since added eight more robots with smaller footprints to load and unload parts for CNC machining. This year, we have two robots on order, and we are scheduled to order two more –…

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Precision Machining

We Do Machining At Alexandria Industries, we have been performing precision machining for our customers since 1972. In fact, early in our company’s history, some customers thought we were a machine shop that happened to have an aluminum extrusion press. Currently, we use more than 70 precision computer numerical control (CNC) machines throughout three of our…

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The Life of Dies

Help Us Help You Be More Successful At Alexandria Industries, we rely on our die shop team to take great care of your die tools. With a combined total of more than 200 years of experience in die correction, our 14 die shop team members work tirelessly to retain the latest skills to keep your…

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New Product Development

Help Us Help You Be More Successful It’s no surprise that developing new products is vital to the livelihood of business growth and profitability. We understand the time commitment and resources required to be successful. But what you may not know when developing new products, is that involving Alexandria Industries early in the process, can…

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Some People Stretch in the Morning

We Do It All Day From simple tube bending to more complex custom extrusion bending, Alexandria Industries' ability to shape materials to provide the bend angles you need is another way we bring value to you. Our programmable 32-ton stretch former is used to form aluminum parts within 288 inches in length. The use of…

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