Industries

Delano is a hot spot for industry, and its array of manufacturing, design, and development companies are crucial to the area’s economic prosperity and job growth.

Information updated March 2020


Arctic Fox, LLC

Arctic Fox, LLC, located at 570 S. Seventh St., is a leading supplier of high-quality components to the heavy-duty trucking and off-highway equipment markets. Arctic Fox has grown to become one of the leading fuel and fluid warming manufacturers in the US. It is owned by the company Phillips and Temro, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020.

For more information, go to www.arctic-fox.com.


Calbrandt

Calbrandt is located at 768 Seventh St. S.

It was founded in 1979, and is a company that designs and manufactures railcar gate openers and railcar movers. From raw material to finished product, Calbrandt railcar equipment is designed, fabricated, painted, and tested at the facility in Delano.

For more information, go to www.calbrandt.com.


Cemstone- cement plant

Founded by the Becken family in 1927, Cemstone owns and operates a network of ready-mix concrete plants and aggregate facilities. The company offers a full line of ready-mixed concrete, decorative concrete, high-performance concrete, aggregate products, concrete masonry units, brick, and decorative stone. Cemstone also provides professional-grade supplies and materials through its network of Contractor Supply Stores.

Its Delano facility is located at 1011 Babcock Blvd.

To learn more, go to www.cemstone.com.

Easiway Systems

Easiway Systems, Inc. is committed to the development of screen cleaning and reclaiming products for the screen printing and graphic arts industry. The company is located at 540 South River Street, and strives to create safe, eco-friendly, affordable products.

For more information, go to www.easiway.com.

GW Transportation Services

GW Transportation Services, at 710 Johnson Dr., has been serving the transportation industry since 1983 with outstanding freight services, trucking capabilities, and customer service. The company’s management has more than 25 years experience in the transportation industry, including fleet management, dispatching, and driving. As a third-party logistics company, GW Transportation Services works to find the best shipping alternatives for customers’ freight transportation needs.

To learn more, go to www.gwtransportation.com.


Industrial Louvers

Industrial Louvers, Inc., located at 511 Seventh St. S., designs and manufactures custom architectural metal products for the construction industry.  As a major supplier of architectural louvers, equipment screens, decorative grilles, sunshades, and column covers, our products contribute to beautiful designs throughout North America. For more information and to find out about employment opportunities, please visit careers at www.industriallouvers.com.


J&E Precision Machining

J&E Precision Machining (600 Seventh St. S.) is equipped to handle short-run/prototype and long-run machining requirements. Capabilities include CNC machining, CNC turning/milling, finishing assemblies, and single-source solutions.

For more information, go to www.jecompanies.com.


Landscape Structures, Inc.

Since 1971, Landscape Structures Inc. has been the leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment in the world. The employee-owned company designs community and school playgrounds that encourage kids of all ages and abilities to learn persistence, leadership, competition, bravery, support and empathy through play. The company pushes the limits—of design, inclusion, play—to help kids realize there is no limit to what they can do today and in the future. For a better tomorrow, we play today. The company is located at 601 Seventh St. S.

For more information, go to playlsi.com


MBE

MBE Inc, located at 530 River St. S, has been in business since 1984. The company supplies trucking and materials in the Twin Cities metro area for both commercial and residential jobs. It is DBE certified. MBE owns and operates its own trucks, as well as a fleet of owner operators. The company also owns and operate pits to make package hauls more advantageous. To learn more, request information or apply to be part of the team, please visit  www.mbemn.com , or find MBE on Facebook.

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Modern Molding

Modern Molding, Inc., located at 796 Seventh St. S., provides custom-made thermoplastic injection-molded parts to the worldwide market with complete solutions for engineers, project managers, and purchasing agents. With unsurpassed technical support, Modern Molding helps manufacturers and engineers find the right solutions for any injection molding or tooling need.

For more information, go to www.modernmolding.com.


Northern Lights Laser

Northern Lights Laser, Inc. is an industry-leading laser cutting contract machining company that specializes in three-dimensional laser drilling, cutting, and welding of three-dimensional pre-formed and non-formed parts. The company is located at 700 South Seventh St.

For more information, go to www.northernlightslaser.com.


Randy's Environmental Services

Randy’s Environmental Services (located at 4351 Hwy. 12 SE) is the only all-inclusive waste hauler in Minnesota. The company has been providing residential and commercial garbage collection, recycling, junk drop-off sites, and roll-off dumpster rental services to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro and surrounding areas since 1979.

Delano residents can sign up for the food waste recycling service at no extra charge.

For more information, go to www.randysenvironmentalservices.com.


ReleasaGen Manufacturing

ReleasaGen Manufacturing is owned by Nancy Pedersen of Delano. The company specializes in mold-release lubricant products for injection molding companies. ReleasaGen Manufacturing doesn’t do any in-house manufacturing, but it handles all the orders and sales.

For more information, call 763-972-3244 or 800-445-1885.


Sensors Incorporated and Sensors Integration

Sensors Incorporated and its sister company, Sensors Integration, are both located at 507 Kelsey St., and serve industrial process and application needs. Sensors Incorporated provides top products, as well as installation and programming. Sensors Integration offers comprehensive services for barcode verification and vision integration systems.

To learn more, go to www.sensorsincorporated.com.


Solar Plastics

Solar Plastics, Inc. was established in 1964, and is located at 860 Johnson Dr. The company is a global leader and supplier in the production of custom-engineered rotationally-molded plastic parts. The team specializes in design assistance, manufacturing, and product assembly.

For more information, go to www.solarplastics.com.


Trelleborg

Trelleborg Healthcare and Medical, 751 Seventh St. S., is a contract manufacturer for the medical device industry. The company helps pharmaceutical and medical device companies improve patient quality of life by forming lasting partnerships with customers who seek expertise to accelerate innovation; to ensure reliable, high-quality product supply; and to help design, prototype and manufacture life changing components and devices.  Trelleborg provides vertical integration of its core capabilities and feature in-house tooling, machining and automation teams.  Since 1998, it has been bringing expertise to each program by partnering with customers from concept to commercialization, offering innovative solutions that are unmatched in quality and confidence – one part at a time.

Twin Cities Metal Fab

Twin Cities MetalFab, located at 811 Industrial Ave., was founded in 1947. The company provides custom precision metal fabrication for aluminum, carbon steel, and stainless steel. In addition to its 25,000-square-foot Delano site, Twin Cities MetalFab also has a 20,000-square-foot facility in St. Paul. Equipment capabilities include automated laser cutting, punch press, machining, robotic press break, robotic welding, spot welding, shearing, sawing, and more.

To learn more, go to www.tcmetalfab.com.

These are the major industrial businesses in Delano. Please let us know of any errors or omissions by calling (763) 972-1028 or e-mailing delano@heraldjournal.com.