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To serve as a leader in the manufacturing sector, it is critical that Alexandria Industries share news that is important to our customers and industry partners. The articles below – featured in national, regional, local, business and trade media – offer expert, third-party insight into industry trends and issues.

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  • Change the beliefs people may have about working in manufacturing to help fill the skills gap

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Fishing for a Cure Helps Cancer Fighters

Echo Press | February 19, 2017

Anglers didn't just catch fish at the 11th annual Alexandria Industries' Fishing for the Cure tournament on Smith Lake Saturday. They caught warm rays of sunshine.


Shooting for the Future

SHOT Business - SHOT DAILY (Day 4) | January 20, 2017
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Every spring 30,000 people descend on the small town of Alexandria, Minnesota, for the Minnesota State High School Trap Shooting Championship. The 2016 event hosted 7,000 student athletes and 25,000 spectators. Trapshooting is considered the fastest growing high school sport in Minnesota, and possibly the country.


20 Under 40 Named by Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

KXRA Voice of Alexandria | January 6, 2017

The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and the Echo Press are proud to announce this year’s Top 20 Under 40 Young Professionals in the Alexandria area. Each nomination was judged on the individual’s community involvement, professional skills/accomplishments, and their depth of qualities.


Alexandria Industries Celebrates 50 Years

Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation | December 6, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, MN — Alexandria Industries is celebrating its 50th year of doing business as an aluminum extruder and provider of precision-engineered products. The company has found success over the years by serving a range of industries through decades of transformation and growth.


Navigating the Racking and Mounting Supply Chain

Solar Industry Today | December 1, 2016

There are myriad factors [solar] racking and mounting providers should consider when choosing a manufacturing partner...


'Near-House' Healthcare

Enterprise Minnesota Magazine | December 1, 2016

Executives bet that Alexandria Industries’ company-owned clinic will produce healthier, happier employees and ultimately help contain the costs of health insurance.


Delivering Health Care Differently

Prairie Business Magazine | November 2, 2016

Onsite clinics are saving companies money, while making preventive care and regular checkups cheaper and more convenient for employees and their families.


Alexandria Industries' Opens Clinic

The Voice of Alexandria | September 9, 2016

Watch this video news story about our new Alexandria Industries Family Health & Wellness Clinic. We are so proud of what our company does to take care of our employees.


Factory Conditions Contract in August

Star Tribune© | September 1, 2016

Manufacturing conditions across Minnesota and the rest of the country contracted in August amid stubbornly weak oil and agriculture sectors, according to two closely watched economic reports released Thursday.


Six Simple Strategies Suppliers Can Use To Do More For Their Customers

Manufacturing Business Technology© | July 28, 2016

Suppliers specializing in one type of service used to be able to compete with other providers by excelling at that service and delivering top-quality products. That isn’t the case anymore. In today’s dynamic economy, OEMs are focusing on supplier consolidation initiatives in an effort to reduce administrative, quality audit and product audit costs that come standard when working with multiple suppliers. The metrics they use to evaluate their partners are...