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LISTEN: 112-Year-Old Minnesota Manufacturer Tries to Recruit Workers from Florida, Puerto Rico

June 26, 2024 Eric Sorensen
LISTEN: 112-Year-Old Minnesota Manufacturer Tries to Recruit Workers from Florida, Puerto Rico
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LISTEN: 112-Year-Old Minnesota Manufacturer Tries to Recruit Workers from Florida, Puerto Rico
Jun 26, 2024
Eric Sorensen

Warroad, Minnesota, is about as north as you can go in the continental United States. The city of about 2,000 people is nicknamed Hockeytown USA due to its ability to consistently produce Olympians. But, in addition to supplying the U.S. national teams with talent, the small town has also been providing doors and windows for over 100 years. 

The windows and doors come from Marvin and its manufacturing buildings that occupy 2.2 million square feet. However, a report by the Wall Street Journal explained that the $1.5 billion company is struggling to fill jobs at its Warroad factory.

Download and listen to the audio version below and click here to subscribe to the Today in Manufacturing podcast.

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Warroad, Minnesota, is about as north as you can go in the continental United States. The city of about 2,000 people is nicknamed Hockeytown USA due to its ability to consistently produce Olympians. But, in addition to supplying the U.S. national teams with talent, the small town has also been providing doors and windows for over 100 years. 

The windows and doors come from Marvin and its manufacturing buildings that occupy 2.2 million square feet. However, a report by the Wall Street Journal explained that the $1.5 billion company is struggling to fill jobs at its Warroad factory.

Download and listen to the audio version below and click here to subscribe to the Today in Manufacturing podcast.