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Alexandria Industries’ Fishing For the Cure Raises $60,000 to Fight Cancer

March 7, 2019

Tournament drew 1,231 participants for a chance to win one of 100 prizes ALEXANDRIA, Minn., March 7, 2019 – The employees of innovative contract manufacturer Alexandria Industries raised a cool $60,000 at its 13th annual Fishing For the Cure Ice Fishing Challenge. The money can help 120 cancer patients who are unable to work pay…

Alexandria Industries Names Jonathan D. Olson Chief Financial Officer

February 21, 2019

Olson’s demonstrated expertise in business financial transactions, tax planning and employee development fits perfectly with Alexandria Industries’ vision for success. Alexandria Industries announced that Jonathan D. Olson, joined the company as its chief financial officer (CFO); former CFO Marc Illies has retired. Olson will serve the company and its employees by investing in helping them…

Alexandria Industries Acquires Alexandria Plastics, Inc.

October 30, 2018

Acquisition expands the company’s capabilities to meet diverse customer needs for high quality plastic injection and foam molded components. Alexandria Industries today announced the acquisition of Alexandria Plastics, Inc. of Wheaton, Minn., a manufacturer of plastic injection and foam molded components. Team members of Alexandria Plastics will officially join Alexandria Industries, a high quality, short-lead-time…

PRSA Announces Award Winners

October 10, 2018

Communication is easy with the right people on your side Patty Daigle-Hoffman, marketing and communications specialist at Alexandria Industries, received the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Technology PR Professional of the Year Award on October 8, 2018. The award is intended to recognize one outstanding PRSA Technology Section member who has demonstrated notable or…

Alexandria Industries Named Top Fundraising Team in Minnesota

August 16, 2018

Company employees raised nearly $52,000 in 2017 and more than $80,000 in 2018, for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Amid many large, global and Fortune 500 companies located in Minnesota, the employees of innovative contract manufacturer Alexandria Industries out-raised them all. Named the 2017 Top Fundraising Team in the state of Minnesota, company…

Alexandria Industries’ Fishing For the Cure Ice Fishing Tournament

February 2, 2018

WHAT:  Alexandria Industries’ 12th Annual ‘Fishing For the Cure’ Ice Fishing Tournament DATE:  February 17, 2018 TIME:  Tournament officially starts at 12 noon and ends at 3 p.m. LOCATION:  Smith Lake (Douglas County) – Off Smith Lake Rd SE and County Road 82/Hwy 27 Map TICKETS:  Entry tickets are $10 thru Friday, Feb. 16. Tickets are also available for purchase…

Alexandria Industries ‘Fishing for the Cure’ Ice Fishing Challenge

January 26, 2017

WHAT:  Alexandria Industries’ 11th Annual ‘Fishing for the Cure’ Ice Fishing Tournament DATE:  February 18, 2017 TIME:  Tournament officially starts at 12 noon and ends at 3 p.m. LOCATION:  Smith Lake (Douglas County) – Off Smith Lake Rd SE and Country Road 82/Hwy 27 Map TICKETS:   Entry tickets are $10 (before 12pm) and $20…

Alexandria Industries Celebrates 50 Years

December 6, 2016

Alexandria Industries is celebrating its 50th year of doing business as a leading 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. Founded by Don Pennertz in October of 1966 as Alexandria Extrusion Company, Pennertz was looking for…