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Advanced Insight Manufacturing

Category:  Manufacturing

Advanced Insight Manufacturing (AIM) has been a family business and a woman owned business since 1986. AIM specializes in providing the highest quality code compliant signage in the industry. If you've ever been in an elevator and pressed the buttons, you've probably been assisted by AIM signage. In early 2005...

Automated Equipment

Category:  Technology

In late 2004 the Schwann Technology Group announced to the community that they were heading in a new direction and were offering their Red Wing Technology Group for sale. The announcement of the sale generated a number of interested buyers, many of whom were interested in moving the operations from...

Capital Safety - DBI Sala

Category:  Manufacturing

DBI Sala is the world's leading manufacturer in fall protection and industrial rescue systems. If your work takes you more than a few feet off the ground, you would be best served by wearing fall protection products produced by DBI. DBI has a long history of manufacturing in Red Wing,...

Food Service Specialties

Category:  Food Service

Food Service Specialties had outgrown their Wisconsin facility and was in negotiation with a Western Wisconsin community to build a new facility. The financial package in Wisconsin hit a snag and, with a reference from a local business leader, we made contact with the principals from Food Service. Frustrated with the...

Knudsen Caramels and Cheesecakes

Category:  Specialty Foods

Downtown Red Wing is home to a number of historic buildings. The 3-story building known as the Wagon Works was built in the 1860's as a building to do just that, build wagons. Over the years the Wagon Works building was home to a number of uses and most recently...



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The 3-story building known as the Wagon Works was built in the 1860's; over the years the Wagon Works building was home to a number of uses and most recently had fallen into a state of disrepair. The City wondered if the building was beyond repair. The community worked with Knudsen's Caramels & Cheesecake to acquire and finance a top to bottom renovation of the Wagon Works building, which now serves as an example of just how one might take a building from a total state of disrepair to a community treasure. Today, the caramel business is stronger than ever and Knudsen Caramels are distributed nationwide.