Derek Thiede, product development/project engineer at Lexington Manufacturing’s Brainerd facility, recently completed certification as a Project Management Professional with Project Management Institute (PMI). Thiede has been with Lexington since 2016 and was eager to participate in the PMI program, called the “gold standard in project management.” “Briefly, it’s a formalized method of managing…
At Lexington, we are committed to sourcing materials from suppliers applying sustainable forestry practices and sourcing legal and responsible wood fiber to manufacture our products. We are certified by both the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which allows us to maintain the supply needed to satisfy our clients’…
We recently hosted 18 colleagues from the Manufacturers Alliance at our facility in Brainerd. For 25 years, the Manufacturers Alliance has facilitated resource sharing by promoting education, training, and networking to local manufacturers at peer-to-peer events. During the meeting, we discussed non-proprietary business processes at our company. It was a great opportunity to…
Lexington Manufacturing is one of the first to utilize shipping at CN, Duluth Cargo Connect’s first intermodal container terminal in the Twin Ports.
Lexington associates assisted with a recent internal audit of its Quality Management System. […]
Woodworking Network’s magazine, FDMC, named Lexington Manufacturing to their “Wood 100 Strategies for Success” report. The Wood 100 report is now in its 27th year and Lexington has been named to the list 15 times.
Jim Gardiepy, plant manager with Lexington Manufacturing, announced the expansion of their second shift team. With facilities in Brainerd and Coon Rapids, Lexington manufactures engineered components for windows, doors, and other millwork and related industries, as well as fire-rated door components for the commercial and residential door industry.
Lance Wasniewski, technical/product development manager with Lexington Manufacturing, attended the Hunter Douglas “Engaging in Quality Best Practices” conference held in Broomfield, CO. Lexington manufactures engineered components for windows, doors, and other millwork and related industries, and was one of a few select suppliers invited to the conference.
T.J. Dimke, manufacturing engineer with Lexington Manufacturing, was selected to speak at the Window and Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) Technical and Manufacturing Conference in Chicago. The WDMA sets and advances the industry standards for manufacturing residential and commercial windows, doors, and skylights.
Dave Claypool, sales manager at Lexington Manufacturing, enjoyed addressing industry colleagues at the National Architectural Door Council’s (NADC) conference in Orlando, Florida, recently.
Lexington sponsored the one-day NADC conference, which preceded the Door and Hardware Institute’s convention. Operating under the Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) umbrella, NADC develops and maintains industry standards for architectural wood doors and represents the industry in many arenas.