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

2023-06-26T09:08:32-05:00March 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

2023-03-21T13:26:04-05:00March 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

Lou-Rich Celebrates 50 Years

2022-07-27T13:02:24-05:00July 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

2022-05-19T15:33:05-05:00May 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

2021-10-25T15:23:20-05:00October 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

2021-09-01T15:15:31-05:00August 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

2021-08-30T18:26:40-05:00August 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

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