The Source

February 2016

Demand Innovation

(Note: This article is the second of a two-part series. Read Part 1 from our November 2015 newsletter.) Like many manufacturing companies, Alexandria Industries is seeing the shortage of skilled workers rising to a near crisis status. Recognizing that without the human capital to fill the skills ...

Doing Things Differently

You may have noticed the majority of aluminum extruders across the country are experiencing strained capacity over the past year. We too are experiencing the increased demand within our own facilities, and see the trend remaining strong into the near future. This seems to be the new normal. To ...

Service Spotlight

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 ...

People Making a Difference

At Alexandria Industries, we focus on living our corporate values by creating a “can-do” kind of culture. It is through relying on our faith and integrity that we work at creating a healthy culture focused on mutual respect, commitment to excellence and employee well-being. This is evident to...

Announcements

Tim Felch
Welding Engineer
Alexandria Welding As the new lead welding engineer for Alexandria Industries’ welding services, Felch brings a wealth of experience, both as an industry welding professional, and as an instructor of welding techniques in the technical college system. Felch...

Customer's Voice

Woodworking toolmaker Kreg Tool builds supplier relationships that drive business Anyone who has ever used a hand drill or framing nailer knows the satisfaction of having the right tool for the job. Leading woodworking toolmaker, Kreg Tool, based in Huxley, Iowa, knows what tools are right for ...

In The News

The following article was published in Enterprise Minnesota magazine© newspaper (December 2015) By Tom Mason, Editor More than 130 prospective employees (and, importantly, their parents and grandparents, toured Alexandria Industries earlier this month as part of their annual Not So Heavy Metal ...

Community Unity

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 ...