20 Years of Excellence: Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award

2022-10-03T14:37:34+00:00September 26th, 2022|Company Spotlight|

For the 20th year in a row, Lou-Rich Hayward was awarded the Spirit of Excellence Award for Service and Quality from Hormel Foods. The Spirit of Excellence is a prestigious supplier award presented annually to a select group of business partners who have contributed to the success of the Hormel Foods Corporation. The award was

Lou-Rich Celebrates 50 Years

2022-07-27T13:02:24+00:00July 27th, 2022|Company Spotlight|

This year is a milestone anniversary for Lou-Rich, as we’re celebrating 50 years in business. We also have other achievements to celebrate, like being recognized as the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2022 Large Manufacturer of the Year, and being listed as #20 on The Fabricator's 2022 FAB 40. Although our actual anniversary was in March,

Lou-Rich Named 2022 Manufacturer of the Year

2022-05-19T15:33:05+00:00May 19th, 2022|Company Spotlight|

We're proud to be recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in their 2022 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards as one of their Manufacturers of the Year. This is a great accomplishment for our team. Congratulations to all our employee-owners on this exciting and well-deserved award! You can read more about this award in the press release

Lou-Rich Front Street MNSHARP Certification Renewed

2021-10-25T15:23:20+00:00October 25th, 2021|Company Spotlight|

We are pleased to announce that the Lou-Rich Front Street facility completed another OSHA MNSHARP Recertification Audit and will be recommended to the Commissioner of the MN Department of Labor & Industry for a three-year renewal in the program. “The Minnesota Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (MNSHARP) recognizes companies whose managers and employees work

ISO 9001:2015 Certification Renewed

2021-09-01T15:15:31+00:00August 30th, 2021|Company Spotlight|

We are proud to announce we have completed the audit process for ISO 9001:2015 recertification. Lou-Rich initially achieved this certification in 1998 and we have successfully upheld this certification ever since. Lou-Rich has established a Quality Management System (QMS) that is designed to adhere to our company’s Quality Policy, meet our company’s quality objectives, ensure

Lou-Rich Hayward Facility Awarded 2020 Spirt of Excellence Award

2021-08-30T18:26:40+00:00August 30th, 2021|Company Spotlight|

This June, Hormel Foods announced the Lou-Rich Hayward facility as a recipient of their 2020 Spirit of Excellence Award. “The Spirt of Excellence is a prestigious supplier award presented annually to a select group of business partners who have contributed to the success of the Hormel Foods Corporation. Through our partnership and your company's commitment

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

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

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