Manufacturing The American Dream

We’d like to take a moment to talk about American manufacturing. There’s been a lot of talk lately about how American businesses are struggling against the effects of globalization, tariffs, a shrinking workforce, and a variety of other push/pull factors influencing the offshoring of American manufacturing jobs. It’s true, manufacturing will always come with challenges, […]

The Importance Of Sanitization For Food and Pharmaceutical Equipment

As the saying goes, “cleanliness is next to godliness.” Perhaps there are no other industries where this is more applicable than in the food manufacturing & processing and pharmaceutical industries.  While there are a lot of factors that can define a business’ success in both of these industries, the most critical of these hinges on […]

4 Things to Look for in Manufacturing a Large Vacuum Chamber

Anderson Dahlen’s Vacuum business segment is a leading producer of custom-made vacuum chambers. Since 1989, our team has provided unique vacuum design and build research projects to top National Labs and Universities, as well as repeat manufacturing of chambers for world-class equipment manufacturers. When working with large vacuum chambers, knowing some critical factors for success […]

What to Consider When Selecting a Contract Manufacturing Partner

Contract manufacturing can be a valuable solution in delivering your equipment to market. However, finding the right manufacturing partner in the food, pharmaceutical, vacuum science, and industrial markets is a bit more complex than simply identifying someone who can bend and weld steel. A strong manufacturing partner provides value through industry knowledge, manufacturing experience, delivery […]

New Laser and Mills Increases Manufacturing Capabilities

The quality of any fabrication or manufacturing process is the combination of two aspects: the quality of the employees performing the work and the quality of the equipment they’re using. At Anderson Dahlen, we pride ourselves on the highest possible quality for both of these categories. First and foremost, our employees are the best of […]

Making Customer-Focused Project Management the Manufacturing Model of Tomorrow

Businesses are only as good as their people. At Anderson Dahlen, our project managers play a key role in our ongoing success. Every Anderson Dahlen project gets its own project manager to ensure customer concerns and design specifications are met. And our demonstrable track record from 70 years of precision manufacturing has given our customers […]

The Many Crucial Roles of Vacuum Chambers

For more than 30 years we have served as experts in a much wider range of the vacuum spectrum, from moderate vacuum for industrial processes to extremely high vacuum (XHV) for critical scientific study. Production sizes can go from one-of-a-kind research chambers for national labs and universities to production volume chambers for world-class manufacturers. To […]

Making Safety Pay at Anderson Dahlen

We are pleased to announce that our Applied Vacuum Team in Waconia, MN recently received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Minnesota Safety Council. The award honors continuing improvement and/or an outstanding record for three consecutive years for Days Away Restricted Transfer (DART) rate and an Incidence Rate 51-90% better than the average industry classification. […]

Anderson Dahlen Provides Critical Parts And Services To Food Processors

As the impacts of COVID-19 have expanded into the nation’s food processing supply chain, Anderson Dahlen continues to be an important resource for keeping food manufacturing processes running with spare parts and repairs. The empty grocery store shelves are shifting now from paper products to the meat section as major processors all over the country […]

Update On Business Continuity & Essential Operations

Anderson Dahlen is continuing to be a proactive partner in fighting COVID-19 nationwide through our manufacturing support to critical suppliers in the food processing, pharmaceutical production , nuclear energy, semiconductor manufacturing and other industries. On March 25, 2020, Governor Tim Walz of Minnesota issued a “stay-at-home” order for all but essential work. Anderson Dahlen, Inc. […]