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Lou-Rich Electronic Material Tracking Process

2021-06-24T14:04:25+00:00June 21st, 2021|Applications|

Lou-Rich Electronic Material Tracking Process This past year Lou-Rich implemented an electronic material movement tracking process at the 505 Front Street location. This new process will track material movements from point A to point B. Similar to a road atlas, our plant’s location numbering scheme is based on a building location layout. The sections of

Lou-Rich Places in The Fabricator’s 2021 FAB 40 List

2021-06-24T13:53:55+00:00June 21st, 2021|Company Spotlight|

Lou-Rich Places in The Fabricator’s 2021 FAB 40 List This year, Lou-Rich was listed as 18th place on The FABRICATOR’s 2021 FAB 40 list. This is one place higher than Lou-Rich’s position on the list last year. The FABRICATOR is a leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry in North America. Their publications

Employee-Spotlight: Anthony (AJ) Krowiorz

2021-06-23T15:54:49+00:00June 21st, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Anthony (AJ) Krowiorz has worked on the Lou-Rich team for 4 years. AJ was recently promoted from Fabrication Planner to Buyer and began working as a Buyer full-time last month. As a Buyer, he is responsible for the procurement of a wide array of commodities such as castings, electronics, and plastic parts. He will be

Lou-Rich Business Update: April

2021-04-29T13:26:43+00:00April 29th, 2021|Lou-Rich Business Update|

Lou-Rich recently held several Business Review meetings with some of our customers and the feedback was quite interesting. Most of them are doing quite well and they are seeing increased demands driving up both short-term and long-term forecasts. The industries represented include power generation, medical equipment, heavy industrial equipment, foodservice equipment, agriculture, and casting companies.

Employee Spotlight: Heather Groeneweg

2021-04-29T16:01:10+00:00April 26th, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Heather Groeneweg has worked on the Lou-Rich team for the past 6 years as a Buyer in the Purchasing department. Heather has recently been promoted and is currently transitioning into her new role as Assembly Supervisor. “I truly enjoy working with my co-workers. I’ve been able to work a little with each department and gain

Innovance Earns Governor’s Safety Award

2021-04-29T13:27:19+00:00April 26th, 2021|Company Spotlight|

Innovance Inc. is the holding company for a family of five industrial manufacturing organizations. Lou-Rich is one of the five 100% employee-owned businesses that make up the Innovance family. Innovance Inc. will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the 2021 Virtual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference, May 4-5. Innovance is one

ALMCO Celebrates its 75th Anniversary in Business

2021-03-09T14:31:46+00:00March 1st, 2021|Company Spotlight|

Lou-Rich wants to congratulate ALMCO on reaching its 75th year of business. A member of the Innovance group of companies and 100% employee-owned, ALMCO is a sister company to Lou-Rich and is also based out of Albert Lea, MN. ALMCO specializes in vibratory finishing equipment and industrial parts washers. Some of their products include

Employee Spotlight: Karl Eggum

2021-03-09T14:16:23+00:00March 1st, 2021|Employee Spotlight|

Karl Eggum was recently promoted into the role of Manufacturing Engineering Manager at Lou-Rich and has been a member of the team for 18 years. Karl has a degree in Machine Tool Technology and is a machinist by trade, with over 27 years of experience in a variety of roles. Karl enjoys the energy that

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