Watkins Associated Industries Announces Strategic Acquisition of Lexington Manufacturing

  Combination Brings Enhanced Capabilities to Both Entities For More Information: John D. Maggard, Chief Financial Officer: (404) 920-5011 | maggardj@watkinsind.com January 3, 2019 (Atlanta, GA and Minneapolis, MN)— Watkins Associated Industries (WAI), headquartered in Atlanta, GA, has acquired Minneapolis, MN-based Lexington Manufacturing. WAI is a large, privately-held company focused on creating long-term value by…


Lexington Manufacturing’s Derek Thiede Certified as a Project Management Professional

    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…

Lexington Mfg hosts Manufacturers Alliance

Manufacturers Alliance visits Lexington

    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…