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Nothing Like the Smell of a New Truck!

The smell of a new truck is second to the visual impact of the new graphics!   A truly innovative company built by an innovative team focused on developing lifelong careers with purpose in manufacturing led by an innovative visionary, Bob Du Fresne.  At Du Fresne Manufacturing every employee is empowered to look beyond their current field of view,...


White Bear Lake Schools and Du Fresne Receive VHEDC Partnership Award

Du Fresne Manufacturing and the White Bear Lake Area Schools were the recipient of the 2016 VHEDC Partnership Award. The Community Partnership Award proudly recognizes our outstanding partners for their exemplary commitment and accomplishments. As collaborative...


2016 Minnesota Business Magazine Manufacturing Awards

In September, Du Fresne Manufacturing received the 2016 MN Business Magazine award for "Best Corporate Image".  We were chosen out of 3 finalists including Jet Edge, Inc. and Midwest Pantry, for enhancing the industry’s image and showing the appeal of careers in manufacturing.   ...


Grant, Businesses Help Build New High School Manufacturing program

A nonprofit and its business partners are supporting a new manufacturing program launching at White Bear Lake Area High School next fall.

The White Bear Lake school district accepted a $250,000 grant in 2014 from the Greater Twin Cities United Way to purchase manufacturing equipment. The organization also is providing funds for a “career navigator” to teach job readiness...