The Source

February 2014

Demand Innovation

Cool in Confinement By nature of the energy they produce, electronic devices like computers or LED
lighting products generate a significant amount of heat. To keep the devices cool, a heat sink is used as a passive heat exchanger to dissipate the heat in the surrounding area using tightly...

Doing Things Differently

At the Heart of Our Decisions According to the New Testament, Jesus made 132 public appearances. Did you know that 122 of them were in the marketplace? Looking back, 1992 was a tough year for our Alexandria Industries family. One of our well-loved employees was diagnosed with cancer. Another ...

Service Spotlight

Joining Materials For OEMs who struggle to simplify their supply chain, our custom welding
services complement our extrusion, finishing and machining capabilities. We will bring more value to your metal product fabrication needs that require permanent welds to join component assemblies. We...

People Making a Difference

If you have the chance to get to know the employees of Alexandria Industries, you will recognize the one thing that is overwhelmingly important to them –their compassion. To them, it doesn’t matter if it’s a colleague who’s running a fundraiser, volunteering for a non-profit, or lending a ...

Announcements

We are excited to announce the addition of our first in-house corporate trainer – Ben Bomstad. He will plan and deliver manufacturing-related courses and instruction to help grow our employees’ knowledge, skills and abilities. Examples of training seminars Ben will lead, include aluminum ...

Customer's Voice

What We Heard Since December 2012, we have had the pleasure of participating in 34 meetings with 128 of our customers during our Listening Tours to hear first hand what they think about our work. We are honored to share that a majority of the feedback we heard was positive. Based on what they ...

In The News

Tom Mason, Editor-in-Chief, Enterprise Minnesota (November 2013) The urgency of attracting qualified workers to American manufacturing was underscored again this fall when the marquee event of Alexandria Industries' annual Customer Leadership Conference was a showcase about how Alexandria, MN ...

Community Unity

Nice Ride While not a record, this winter will surely be one to compare to for the coldest in history! During this time of year especially, we understand the importance of having a car to get to work, or a doctor’s appointment, or to the grocery store. This is why when the Douglas County Car ...