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Harmony Enterprises achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification


Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

MINNEAPOLIS - Bob Kill, President & CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, recently traveled to Harmony to honor Harmony Enterprises for achieving its ISO 9001: 2008 registration.

Members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation and officials from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system were on hand to join in the celebration including: John Pierce, Field Representative for U.S. Congressman Tim Walz, Joe Mulford, MnSCU System Director for Education Industry Partnerships, and Jennifer Olson, Director of Business Relations at Southeast Technical College. Steve Cremer, President of Harmony Enterprises led the group on a company tour.

“Attaining ISO 9001: 2008 registration demonstrates Harmony Enterprises’ exceptional commitment to quality products and quality business management,” said Bob Kill president & CEO of Enterprise Minnesota. “This is a significant achievement that will open up new business opportunities for Harmony Enterprises and position it for growth.”

Enterprise Minnesota is a premier consulting organization for medium and smaller manufacturing companies throughout the state. ISO expert Greg Langfield led Harmony Enterprises through the ISO process and ensured the company met all the standards necessary to pass the registration audit required for ISO 9001: 2008 Certification.

ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized standard that is used to certify quality management systems that focus on customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, active involvement of top management and employees, and the adoption of a process approach.

“Harmony Enterprises, Inc. has always been proud of the quality products and services we have provided our customers over the last 50 years of business. Our commitment to ISO 9001 certification will demonstrate to our employees and customers that Harmony Enterprises will continue to make quality a priority,” said Steve Cremer, President of Harmony Enterprises. “This quality management system will provide our employees with clear expectations and tools to do their jobs,” Cremer added.

Harmony Enterprises is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of balers and compactors for solid waste and recycling needs. Its products serve a variety of industries including healthcare, retail, hospitality, theme parks, and public & government buildings. Originally founded in 1962, Harmony Enterprises is a third .....
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Nate Birkholz Will Lead the Merchants Bank Trust Department

Tue, Aug 5th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – Nate Birkholz has joined Merchants Bank as Senior Vice President and Trust Department Manager according to Greg Evans, President and Chief Banking Officer. “Nate is a valuable addition to our current team of Trust experts ..... 
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Merchants Bank Hires New Information Technology Leader

Tue, Aug 5th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – Rodney Nelsestuen has joined Merchants Bank as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, according to Sue Savat, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “Rodney’s expertise in planning, implement ..... 
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Photo contest for 2014 Fillmore County plat book

Fri, Aug 1st, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

The Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is seeking scenic photos of Fillmore County to include in the 2014 edition of the Fillmore County Land Atlas and Plat Book to be published in September by Rockford Map Publishers. If you have ..... 
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Merchants Financial Group, Inc. reports net income ahead of plan and last year for the first half of 2014

Thu, Jul 31st, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – Merchants Financial Group, Inc. (MFGI) reported net income of $6,948,081 for the first six months of the year. The income is both ahead of plan and ahead of last year’s income of $6,104,872 for the first half of the year, accordi ..... 
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Caboose dedication set for August 16

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

A 1951 Milwaukee Road Caboose No. 02095 is the newest addition to the Preston Historical Society campus in Preston. A dedication of the caboose will be held on Saturday, August 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Trailhead Parking Lot Area, Corner of Center an ..... 
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Legacy research fellowship applications due October 1

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

The Minnesota Historical Society is pleased to announce the second round of Legacy Research Fellowships. Applications are due October 1, 2014, with Fellowship research to begin January 1, 2015. Awards of $1,000 or $5,000 are available to successfu ..... 
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SMIF Announces $100,000 in Grants Available

Tue, Jul 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

As part of its effort to invest in economic growth within the region, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is offering $100,000 in Incentive Grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or units/agencies of local, state, or federal governme ..... 
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AgStar announces upcoming retirement of CEO

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

Mankato, Minn., – AgStar Financial Services, ACA today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Paul DeBriyn has decided to retire as CEO, effective immediately. However, DeBriyn will stay on for the next nine months serving as strateg ..... 
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