Alexandria Industries acquires MidAmerica Extrusions, a producer of high-quality aluminum products

June 27, 2012
Date Announced: 27 Jun 2012 Alexandria, Minn. – Alexandria Industries today announced it has acquired MidAmerica Extrusions of Indianapolis, a manufacturer of aluminum extrusions for a variety of applications and industries. The support staff and production team members of MidAmerica Extrusions will join Alexandria Industries, a high-quality, short-lead-time producer of engineered products, and remain at the MidAmerica facility in Indianapolis. MidAmerica Extrusions—now called Alexandria Extrusion MidAmerica—specializes in custom design engineering services and precision aluminum extrusions up to 12 inches in diameter. For nearly 50 years, the company has produced aluminum extrusions for applications that include commercial and military transports, signage, stadium seating, material handling, playground equipment and architectural structures. “MidAmerica Extrusions aligns with our personalized approach to doing business with manufacturing customers who need high-quality engineered products,” said Tom Schabel, CEO, Alexandria Industries. “This acquisition expands our capabilities to serve customers who need aluminum extrusions up to 12 inches in diameter, extends our reach into additional industries and regions, and accelerates accomplishing our company goal of doubling revenues in five years.” Since 1966, Alexandria Industries has grown to provide custom engineering and quick response manufacturing (QRM) of aluminum extrusions, precision machining of ferrous and non-ferrous products, heatsinks and plastic injection and foam molding components that meet customers' exact specifications. This acquisition further strengthens Alexandria Industries’ aluminum extrusion capabilities, adding critical mass for its delivery of custom solutions in an improving economy and growing manufacturing industry. “MidAmerica customers will continue to receive the high level of service and product quality they currently expect, while gaining access to Alexandria Industries’ industry-recognized services and products,” said Jim Scheuing, General Manager, Alexandria Extrusion MidAmerica. “We also look forward to providing 12-inch aluminum extrusions to Alexandria Industries’ robust customer base, which wasn’t possible until now.”"We look forward to successfully integrating MidAmerica’s engineering and production talent, manufacturing assets and domain expertise into our team of employees and expanding portfolio of offerings,” said Schabel. About Alexandria IndustriesAlexandria Industries, with ISO 9001:2008-certified facilities, is a privately held, high-quality, short lead-time producer of engineered products. From prototype development through final production, Alexandria Industries delivers customized aluminum extrusions, precision machining ferrous and non-ferrous products, heatsinks and plastic injection and foam molding components that meet customers' exact specifications. A single call to any of the Alexandria Industries companies provides access to the collective scope of services and products, simplifying supply chain management. Alexandria Industries is headquartered in Alexandria, Minn., with manufacturing locations in Minnesota, Texas and Indiana. For more information, visit and Facebook.

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