The Source

November 2017

Demand Innovation

At our exhibit at the Minnesota State High School Trapshooting Tournament, I was showing a student’s father some items we make, while also discussing the opportunities that exist around manufacturing careers. Out the corner of my eye, I noticed the student’s mother stick a finger down her ...

Doing Things Differently

At this time of year, your suppliers will usually ask for your business forecast for the upcoming year. Are you prepared to provide this information, or do you wonder why they need anything besides your purchase order? While the supplier will understand your needs at that time, it is important not...

Service Spotlight

What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a question we commonly ask of children. Responses we may hear are a police officer, a nurse, a movie star, a ball-player, or any number of fascinating livelihoods. But what if we were to ask Jesus Christ what he wants us to be when we grow up? I ...

People Making a Difference

“You have cancer.” I clearly remember the day my colleague heard this news. Our team was eating lunch out when his phone rang. He looked at the caller ID, excused himself from the table, and walked away to talk privately. When he came back to our table, he sat down, took a deep breath and ...

Announcements

Alexandria Industries will be closed on the following dates over the winter holidays. Thanksgiving – Nov. 23-24, 2017 Christmas - Dec. 25, 2017 New Year's Day - Jan. 1, 2018 Many blessings to everyone!

In The News

Neal St. Anthony, business reporter at The Star Tribune, recently published a story, Growth of Green  Energy Hits a New High," about the Minnesota's renewable energy industry.