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.

Arctic Fox, LLC

Arctic Fox, LLC, located at 570 South 7th Street, is a leading supplier of high-quality components to the heavy-duty trucking and off-highway equipment markets. Incorporated in 1979, Arctic Fox has grown to become one of the leading fuel and fluid warming manufacturers in the US.

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

Artograph

Artograph (525 9th St. S.) provides high quality products for artists, such as art projectors, light boxes, spray booths, and Open Studio furniture. Artograph products are available at many retail locations, such as JoAnn Fabrics, Michaels, Wet Paint, and Blick Art Materials.

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

Brandt Automation and Calbrandt

Brandt Automation and Calbrandt are both located at 768 7th Street South.

Brandt Automation, Inc. is a firm that designs and builds custom turnkey automation equipment. Calbrandt, Inc., which was founded in 1974, 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.brdt.biz.

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 7th Street South, 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 7th 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

Landscape Structures, Inc., the premier provider of innovative playground equipment, is committed to creating inspiring play experiences for children while honoring the environment. From personalized playground design to custom-designed playstructures, Landscape Structures offers commercial playground equipment that is artful, safe, and, most of all, made for years of fun. The company is located at 601 7th Street South.

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

Modern Molding

Modern Molding, Inc., located at 796 7th Street South, 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 7th Street, and has more than 80 years of laser experience.

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

Randy’s Environmental Services

Randy’s Environmental Services (located at 4351 Highway 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.randyssanitation.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.

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.

Sil-Pro

Sil-Pro, 740 7th Street South, is an ISO-certified contract manufacturer that specializes in LEAN silicone molding and silicone extruding for a vast array of medical products.

Sil-Pro is a contract manufacturer for the healthcare, aerospace, and defense industries. We are an ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008, and FDA registered contract manufacturer specializing in the design and development, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging of silicone and thermoplastic devices, components, and machined parts. We provide vertical integration of our core capabilities and feature in-house tooling, machining, and automation teams. We bring our expertise to each program and partner with our customers from concept to commercialization. Sil-Pro is proud to serve the healthcare industry and other “mission critical” industries. Our products offer innovative solutions that are unmatched in quality and confidence- one part at a time.

For more information go to www.sil-pro.com

Solar Plastics

Solar Plastics, Inc. was established in 1964, and is located at 860 Johnson Drive. 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.

Twin Cities Metal Fab

Twin Cities Metal Fab, 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 Metal Fab also has a 20,000-square-foot facility in St. Paul. Equipment capabilities include automated laser cutting, punch press, machining, robotic press brake, 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.