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Lou-Rich Virtual Tour

2020-12-16T17:55:25+00:00December 16th, 2020|Applications|

Since 1972, Lou-Rich has been the contract manufacturing choice for industry leading companies across North America. With robust capabilities that include complex metal fabrication, precision machining, paint, assembly and supply chain management, Lou-Rich is uniquely positioned to deliver the goods. We believe being 100% employee owned makes everything in the customer experience better.

Large Wash Booth & Paint Pretreatment System

2020-12-16T17:23:18+00:00December 16th, 2020|Applications|

Recently installed at our Albert Lea North facility is a 16’W x 40’L x 10’H wash booth and paint pretreatment system. This new capability allows us to have a high-quality final paint finish, with great paint adhesion, on our large weldments. The pretreatment system is a wand wash pressure washer that heats the pretreatment

One of Lou-Rich’s Largest Horizontal Machine Center: The Mazak HCN-10800

2020-12-16T17:21:20+00:00October 21st, 2020|Applications|

The Mazak HCN-10800 is one of the largest horizontal machining centers in our facility. The 10800 combines advanced technology, high performance and outstanding productivity for virtually any large part machining requirements. The machine features a large pallet size as well as a fast rapid traverse speed and rigid, reliable spindle, allowing us

Doosan Machining Centers Doing Double Duty

2020-09-04T15:44:51+00:00August 18th, 2020|Applications|

Doosan Machining Centers Doing Double Duty What do you do with a 20-year-old CNC machine that has been modified and has more than 40,000 cut hours on it? Send it into retirement and replace it with something new of course. Lou-Rich has a significant budget each year for equipment upgrades, replacements and

#19 on The Fabricator’s 2020 FAB 40

2020-09-04T15:48:45+00:00June 18th, 2020|Applications|

We're #19 on The Fabricator's 2020 FAB 40 list! The FABRICATOR takes the information and identifies the 40 most successful metal fabricating operations on the basis of 2019 reported revenue. #19) Lou-Rich: 2019 Revenue: $60 million Headquarters: Albert Lea, MN Company Locations: 3 Employees: 300 Services: Sheet Metal Fabrication, Structural Steel Fabrication,

“Turning” Out to be a Special Upgrade

2020-09-04T15:54:04+00:00June 16th, 2020|Applications|

“Turning” Out to be a Special Upgrade Equipment upgrades happen all the time, in virtually every manufacturing business. But every once in awhile that upgrade is special. In March 2020 Lou-Rich took delivery of a new Doosan Twin Turret Lathe that is “turning” out to be just that – special. Lou-Rich has

Genesis Robotic Welding Cell

2020-09-04T16:04:45+00:00April 6th, 2020|Applications|

Genesis Robotic Welding Cell Every year, Lou-Rich invests a significant amount in new equipment and this year is no exception. The company reviews options on capital equipment and makes selections on the items that will most help our customers. “We tend to prioritize new investments around automation and robotics” states Lou-Rich General

Mazak Multiplex Makes Quick Work

2020-09-04T16:10:16+00:00February 4th, 2020|Applications|

Mazak Multiplex Makes Quick Work In 2019, like in most recent years, we added several pieces of new equipment to help serve our customers changing needs, increase manufacturing capacity and drive operational efficiencies. One of the big additions we made is the Mazak Multiplex W-300Y Machining Center. Operational since mid-summer 2019 the

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