Representing Minnesota Manufacturing

By | September 10th, 2019|Categories: Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Industry, Minnesota Millwork, MN|Tags: , , , , , |

Last week we hosted Steve Grove, the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development Commissioner, to discuss our industry, challenges in manufacturing and Minnesota Business.  The commissioner is rolling out an ambitious plan for 2020 with [...]

We can build anything. And we do.

By | July 31st, 2019|Categories: booth seating, display fixtures, employees, Lonsdale, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, MN, Restaurant Fixtures, Upholstered Seating|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There's a laundry list of things we take pride in, but we can sum it up simply:  We can build anything; we build it well. In fact our capabilities for building exceed the ideas that [...]

New products, new possibilities

By | July 10th, 2019|Categories: booth seating, interchangeable cushions, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, Upholstered Seating, waiting benches|Tags: , , , , |

I met last week with our Stinson rep to catch up on new products and patterns.  No one knows quality performance fabrics, vinyls, non-PVCs, and now silicone options more than Clayton.  As always, it was [...]

2019 Feat of Strength

By | June 26th, 2019|Categories: employees, Family Business, Lonsdale, Minnesota Millwork|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday we took some time for some fun with the annual feat of strength.  We started with a tug of war, the shop team won by a narrow margin!  Then we [...]

Finished Bowling Alley Interior

By | May 24th, 2019|Categories: bars, booth seating, Completed Jobs, display fixtures, Made in the USA, Minnesota Millwork, point of sale, Restaurant Fixtures, tables, Upholstered Seating|Tags: |

Bowlero is a new customer to us and we love the design details that we get to work on with them.  Design collaboration is an area that we strive for excellence in. The biggest design [...]

Epic Seating

By | March 26th, 2019|Categories: booth seating, employees, Upholstered Seating|

Two weeks ago my favorite upholsterers showed me the drawings for a new booth they were about to build.  They were excited about the upcoming challenge- neither had ever done a booth quite [...]