The Source

May 2016

Demand Innovation

During the last two years, the growing requests of our customers have called us to adjust to ever-increasing higher levels of productivity. This new normal requires us to work smarter and continue to develop innovative manufacturing solutions to operate successfully. Some ways we are working ...

Doing Things Differently

Active shooter? Employee injury? Facility disaster? Whether it is a disgruntled employee or a natural disaster, a crisis can happen to the best of companies. Definition of a Crisis
A crisis is an unexpected or unanticipated situation that has the potential to have a real or perceived ...

Service Spotlight

Almost every conversation we have with our customers includes seeking ways to remove cost from the manufacturing equation. Cost reduction is a never-ending goal at Alexandria Industries. It is not something we only focus on when a customer requests it. To work successfully together and help you ...

People Making a Difference

As you walk through the front door at any of our facilities, you will instantly notice a difference in the uniqueness of Alexandria Industries. We say it often, “People making a difference.” But this sounds cliché. You might ask, “Is this really true?” It is difficult to describe why we ...

Announcements

As we work to make Alexandria Industries an employer of choice, we are going beyond the usual benefits package. This summer, we will open our new Alexandria Industries Family Health & Wellness Clinic, located about a block from our manufacturing facilities in Alexandria, Minn. The clinic will ...

Customer's Voice

When we were young, we learned about fair trade with our childhood friends. We might have traded the neighbor kid our original Marvel® Captain America comic book for a set of Jax®. Today – or any day – this would be considered a questionable trade in terms of dollar value. An Internet search...

In The News

The following feature story was published in the Star Tribune© newspaper (April 24, 2016), on the creative ways rural manufacturers are finding workers. By Dee DePass, Manufacturing Business Reporter Rural factories spend big on perks, even buy companies to find workers Spiraling retirements and...

Community Unity

Partnering with Faith-based Community Organizations Faith is one of our values, and a cornerstone in how we do business. When we leverage our faith as a resource to do good work, the benefits it can bring to others are limitless. Recently, our Carrollton, Texas, facility connected with a ...