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Considerations When Selecting and Designing a Sunshade

Exterior sunshades are an important and increasingly popular part of an energy reduction strategy. Blinds help with glare and heat from direct light, but unlike blinds, exterior shading reduces the heat transfer from the exterior façade to the interior of a building. They also provide opportunities to exercise decorative flair and make buildings unique. Selecting Read more…

Dustin Gagner has been elected as Chair of the Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) Louver Engineering Committee

Industrial Louvers, Inc. is proud to announce that Dustin Gagner has been elected as Chair of the Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) Louver Engineering Committee. Dustin holds a degree in mechanical engineering from North Dakota State University. In more than ten years at Industrial Louvers, he has served in a variety of positions including Read more…

Top 25

  ILI was recently ranked in the top 25 of the Twin Cities’ Largest women-owned businesses of 2019, as published in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for the 7th year in a row! We are very proud of our accomplishments.

Designing custom sunshades just got easier!

When it comes to sunshades, engineering connections to the building can be the most challenging part of the design process and can take up valuable time, but the ability to create custom designs instead of using standard off-the shelf products opens a world of possibilities. ILI is pleased to introduce a new online tool that can Read more…

NAWBO recognizes pioneering female business owners

The Minnesota chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-MN) will  honor several female business owners “who are shaking up the status quo, contributing to our economy and supporting other women-owned businesses,” on the 30th anniversary of then-President Ronald Reagan signing a bill that allowed women to get a business loan without a male-relative Read more…

Industrial Louvers is featured in the Fall 2018 issue of Enterprise Minnesota

CEO Jo Reinhardt and Director of Sales & Marketing/Sustainability Champion Lisa Britton were interviewed recently regarding ILI’s role as a leader in sustainability and the role sustainability plays in our company strategy.  Read more here.  

ILI is Recognized for Sustainable Practices in Manufacturing

Industrial Louvers is taking steps to change its approach to manufacturing by taking responsibility for the resources used and the environmental impacts included throughout the manufacturing process.  Re-scripting business as usual by making the community, the employees and the environment a priority.  Read more about the journey in CXO Magazine.

Industrial Louvers, Inc. (ILI) earns Just Label

ILI is the first U.S.-based manufacturer to receive the Just Label from International Living Future Institute (ILFI) DELANO, Minn. — Industrial Louvers, Inc. (ILI), a manufacturer of custom architectural products, announces that it is the first U.S.-based manufacturing company to have earned a Just™ Label. Participation in the Just Program is an opportunity for organizations Read more…

ILI sets goal to reduce waste to landfill by 50%

Recycling has been a part of ILI’s waste management program for many years.  This year though, we are stepping up our game and setting an aggressive goal of reducing our waste to landfill by an additional 50%.  In our first full month of a new waste management program, we have exceeded that goal.  We attribute Read more…

New Look. New Resources.

ILI has a new look, brought to life on a new mobile-friendly website. Easily navigate product information, spark your imagination by browsing sunshade and other custom products in our enhanced gallery.

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