The Source

February 2018

Doing Things Differently

With the combination of 5.8 million[1] job openings and a 4.1 percent[2] unemployment rate, many companies are upping their anti when it comes to recruiting employees – especially skilled ones. To grow, smart companies know they need creative recruitment strategies to attract new employees. ...

People Making a Difference

What is a Market Leader? At Alexandria Industries, “market leader” means two different things. Our market leaders have expertise in particular industries. They are also knowledgeable about manufacturing processes and capabilities. What is unique about our market leaders, however, is that ...

Announcements

12th Annual Tournament Raises $57,500! It began with two friends (and coworkers) sitting on five-gallon buckets ice fishing in the dead of winter. Cancer affected them both. They lost parents and siblings. They lost friends and colleagues. Disheartened with losing so many people they loved to ...

In The News

Twin Cities Business magazine published excerpts from its annual Manufacturing Forum where industry leaders shared how they are handling the talent shortage and how they are fostering innovation to keep their companies growing. The panel included: Tom Schabel, CEO, Alexandria Industries Eric...

Community Unity

When driving a vehicle, we pay attention to what is happening around us to stay safe. We also watch what is happening with the vehicle itself. Is it leaking fuel? Does it have low tire pressure? Is there anything that could put the vehicle occupants or others in danger? The same is true for being...