Lou-Rich Welcomes Jorgensen Conveyor and Filtration Solutions to the Innovance Inc. Family

2024-02-28T09:47:59-06:00February 28th, 2024|Company Spotlight|

As a proud member of the Innovance family, Lou-Rich is excited to share the news of our collective growth with the acquisition of Jorgensen Conveyor and Filtration Solutions. We’re thrilled to be adding another respected and long-tenured brand to our organization.   As a 100% employee-owned organization, we believe that our strength lies in

Open Capacity Alert: Mazak VTL Turning Centers

2024-02-20T10:19:09-06:00February 8th, 2024|Company Spotlight|

Exciting news from Lou-Rich! We currently have open capacity in our large Mazak VTL Turning Centers and we’re offering competitive pricing on customer quotes. Lou-Rich currently has (2) Mazak MEGA TURN 900 VTL machines in house. These machines excel in heavy-duty cutting of low- to medium-profile workpieces and cater to a diverse range of

Lou-Rich Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Recertification with TUV/SUD Audit

2024-02-20T10:19:10-06:00February 8th, 2024|Company Spotlight|

We are thrilled to announce that Lou-Rich has successfully completed the rigorous audit process for ISO 9001:2015 recertification. This achievement marks another milestone in our commitment to delivering exceptional quality and continuous improvement in our operations. What sets this recertification apart is the collaboration with a different organization, TUV/SUD, which adds a new dimension to

Reaching New Heights Through Design for Manufacturability

2024-02-20T10:19:12-06:00September 27th, 2023|Company Spotlight|

Imagine a partnership that not only takes your business to new heights but reshapes the way you approach innovation and efficiency. In Lou-Rich’s recent case study, “Reaching New Heights Through Design for Manufacturability,” Tower Solutions shares how Lou-Rich helped optimize their machine processes through Design for Manufacturability (DFM) - reducing machining, assembly time, and costs

Inside the Lou-Rich North Plant: Video Tour & Facility Updates

2024-02-20T10:19:12-06:00September 27th, 2023|Company Spotlight|

About the Lou-Rich North Plant The Lou-Rich North Plant resides approximately 4 miles from our main plant on the North side of Albert Lea. The plant is around 50,000 square feet and specializes in large-scale manufactured products such as large weldments, and high-level assembly cells. Virtually tour the Lou-Rich North Plant in our newest facility

Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

2024-02-20T10:19:13-06:00September 27th, 2023|Company Spotlight|

In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week this September 10-14th, employee-owners from Lou-Rich & Innovance created care packages for all the hardworking, dedicated truck drivers that move our freight. Our team had a blast handing out the gift bags throughout the week. Each truck driver was given a thank you letter, flashlight, leather gloves,

Empowering Employees: Lou-Rich and MSU Awarded Grant to Provide Custom Training

2024-02-20T10:19:17-06:00March 21st, 2023|Company Spotlight|

We are thrilled to announce that Lou-Rich, along with Minnesota State University – Mankato (MSU) has been recently awarded over $330,000 through the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Grant. The program’s purpose is “to act as a catalyst between business and education in developing cooperative training projects that provide training for new jobs or retrain

New Lou-Rich Machining Center Streamlines Setups

2024-02-20T10:19:18-06:00March 21st, 2023|Company Spotlight|

We are in the process of adding a new Mazak Palletech System to our CNC department at our Front Street facility. The Mazak Palletech System will replace two early to mid-90s vertical mills and will streamline the setup process for our high-mix, low-volume shop. With this new system, switching to a different product will take

20 Years of Excellence: Hormel Spirit of Excellence Award

2022-10-03T14:37:34-05:00September 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

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