Alexandria Extrusion Company Continues to Diversify

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With considerations of the economy, competitors, customer needs, industry trends, and a great understanding of the financial health of the company, Alexandria Extrusion Company (AEC) continues to actively pursue and complete major steps to become process diversified. Aluminum extrusions are now just a part of the solutions provided by AEC.

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Alexandria Extrusion Company (AEC) continues to actively pursue and complete major steps of its strategic goal to become process diversified, providing its customers with a variety of manufacturing processes through acquisitions and strategic alliances. AEC has aggressively developed and restructured its strategic plans for a decade or more. The end result is a progressive business model, with financial stability in a fluctuating economy and convenience for the end customer. Consideration of local and global economies, competitors, industry trends, as well as understanding the financial health of the company have played a critical role in the success of its strategic plan.

Doege Precision Machining - September 2008
Alexandria Extrusion Company's most recent acquisition was Doege Precision Machining, Inc (DPM). DPM is a leading manufacturer of precision machined, ferrous and non-ferrous components, located in Alexandria, MN. Since 1972 DPM has been committed to manage strategic growth by exceeding customer requirements and expectations within niche markets. DPM provides precision CNC milling, turning, cylindrical grinding, honing and assembly services, using a wide variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials and shapes.

Services include full engineering and manufacturing support during new product development, including casting, forging and extrusion design. From design to prototypes through production, Doege Precision Machining is a true "partner" and a valuable resource. To learn more about Doege Precision Machining, please visit http://www.doegeprecision.com.

M&M Metals - June 2008
AEC announced its acquisition of M&M Metals, a manufacturer of heat sinks and custom-fabricated aluminum extrusions, located in Carrollton, Texas. Since 1974 M&M Metals has been providing heat sinks including bonded fin and folded fin, custom-fabricated aluminum extrusions and machined prototypes. The company specializes in engineering support of thermal application designs, short run orders, timely deliveries and stocking of high volume production requirements.

M&M Metals' offerings are a complimentary addition to AEC's current products and services. Since the acquisition, the two companies work collaboratively to combine strengths and core competencies. To learn more about M&M Metals or view an online heat sink catalogue, please visit http://www.mmmetals.com.

Alexandria Plastics, Inc. - November 2007
AEC developed a strategic alliance partnership with Alexandria Plastics Inc. (API), a privately held contract manufacturer of engineered resin prototypes including thermoplastic and polyurethane molding and high-level mechanical assemblies. This alliance delivers a solution to AEC's customers, providing manufacturing facilities that offer diverse manufacturing processes.

Combined technical personnel focus on meeting customer requirements through innovative solutions, flexible service and superior standards for tooling, prototyping and production requirements for both plastic and aluminum. Currently AEC has contracted reserved capacity, including 4 plastic injection molding presses ranging from 100 - 400 ton, as well as polyurethane foam molding capacities. To learn more about API, please visit http://www.alex-plastics.com.

About Alexandria Extrusion Company
Alexandria Extrusion Company is an ISO 9001:2000 certified supplier of precision aluminum extrusions, including advanced engineering services and innovative value-added operations. The company offers custom aluminum extrusion products with the highest degree of quality and tightest tolerances afforded through the aluminum extrusion process.

With over 40 years of experience, Alexandria Extrusion Company (AEC) provides assistance beginning with prototype development through final production. The end result: customized aluminum extrusions that effectively meet its customers' exact specifications. AEC is known for developing and investing in 40+ years of innovative manufacturing practices and holds true to its preferred, historical existence in the industry. The company has become a market driven organization by creating solutions to market needs, while providing domestically enhanced manufacturing processes and systems to serve its customers globally.

About Doege Precision Machining, Inc.
Since 1972, Doege Precision Machining has been providing precision CNC milling, turning, cylindrical grinding, honing, and assembly services, using a wide variety of materials and shapes.
Services include full engineering and manufacturing support during new product development, including casting, forging and extrusion design. From design to prototypes through production, Doege Precision Machining is a true "partner" and a valuable resource.

About M & M Metals
Since 1974, M&M Metals has been providing heat sinks, custom-fabricated aluminum extrusions and machined prototypes. The company specializes in engineering support of thermal application designs, short run orders, timely deliveries and stocking of high volume production requirements.

About Alexandria Plastics, Inc.
API offers engineering services, plastic injection molding and polyurethane foam molding, design assistance and component supply with the highest degree of quality and tightest tolerances afforded through its diverse molding processes.

With 15 years of experience, the commitment of API to provide customers with the freedom to design facilitates rapid prototyping. During the manufacturing phase, the finished model is used to create production-ready tooling that ensures that the prototype is consistent with the end product. API has integrated lean manufacturing principles throughout the entire operation, from estimating to manufacturing, offering the shortest lead time possible within the industry. The comprehensive knowledge, experience and critical resources set API apart from the rest, making AEC and API a strategic choice for component requirements.

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Steve Schabel
Marketing Manager
Alexandria Extrusion Company
(320) 762-6741 Direct
(320) 763-4692 Fax
http://www.alexandriaextrusion.com

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