Volleyball on a Tuesday

Every month we have a lunch together as a company, usually on a Friday.  We talk about the projects that we're working on, challenges, goals, etc.  Sometimes this monthly lunch can turn into smack-talk regarding certain softball teams... however for our June lunch last week it dissolved into not softball, but [...]

July 2nd, 2018|employees, Family Business, Lonsdale|

New equipment!

At Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures (and at R&L Woodcraft before that) we have always been dedicated to keeping up with the latest technology in and around our shop.  Over the last few months we've extended wifi to all areas of the shop and have implemented drastic new software, improving our communication throughout the [...]

June 1st, 2018|Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, shop equipment|

Christmas 2017 at Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures

On Saturday Randall and Cindy treated us, their employees, to a nice dinner and some fantastic entertainment, celebrating another great year of working together.  Having a look back, what a terrific year it's been!  We have doubled our customer base, doubled our workforce and built it into a stellar team, and we have really focused on building quality [...]

December 20th, 2017|employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|

Santa visits Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures

Santa made his 2nd annual visit to Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures on Saturday to visit our employees' families.  Few if any warnings for behavior were issued; it appeared everyone who came made the nice list this year! Where else can one chat with the big man in a 42" glazed black tufted round [...]

December 11th, 2017|employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|

It’s official!

One year ago, Randall Rivers purchased R&L Woodcraft from Randy and Lori Stangler.  It's been a great year!  Business is good, we're enjoying our work, we're growing and placing an emphasis on building our team. It's time for our rebrand. Effective July 1, 2017, R and L Woodcraft is changing our name to [...]

June 30th, 2017|Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|

Happy Birthday Minnesota Millwork & Fixtures!

Next week marks the one year anniversary of the sale of R&L Woodcraft from Randy and Lori Stangler to Randall and Cindy Rivers.  While we've been planning the name change all year, it is also the day that we've selected to make our transition complete from R&L Woodcraft to the more descriptive Minnesota Millwork and [...]

June 23rd, 2017|Family Business, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, MN|