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Soul Flower was founded in 1999 by Mike and Peggy as a way to promote a bohemian, eco-friendly, and peaceful lifestyle. Our little shop on Grand Avenue in Saint Paul, Minnesota was a gathering place for college students and locals looking for ‘cool threads for kind heads’. Since those days, Soul Flower has made a few changes… they no longer have a retail store, but have expanded with a digital catalog, an online retail shop, a wholesale catalog, and a screen printing team. One thing that hasn’t changed is our dedication to offering our customers thoughtful, eco-friendly clothing styles at an affordable price – and of course the best customer service anywhere!
In 2014, Soul Flower contacted Eric Moen at SJF to assist in a new addition to their expanding warehouse, and he was happy to oblige. Eric can be reached at email@example.com or directly at 320 485 4963.
Metro Mold and Design (MMD) is a Rogers, MN based, one stop shop for rapid mold manufacturing, custom plastic injection molding, thermoset plastic molding, extrusion blow molding, and precision CNC machining. With an expanding operation, they contacted SJF in the fall of 2013 to assist in a layout and move into an new shipping warehouse. MMD was at the time occupying and older warehosue with little lighting and low cieling, and was planning a move to a newer building with a 32′ ceiling.
The plan was to install very narrow aisle (VNA) rack to max out warehouse space in the new building. After discussing it with SJF, MMD decided on a different plan altogether.
SJF today was honored to be named to Minnesota Business Magazines “The 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For.”
2014 marks the 2nd consecutive year SJF Material Handling Inc. (SJF.com) based in Winsted, Minnesota has been named to the “Top 100” list published each year by Minnesota Business Magazine.
About the Nomination (From MN Business Magazine)
People spend about one-third of their lives at work, so for a company looking to attract top talent, it helps to score high marks in employee satisfaction. Businesses featured in our 100 Best Companies to Work For Awards have done just that. This award salutes Minnesota organizations setting the standard for employee well-being. The 100 Best are chosen using data gathered from an anonymous employee satisfaction survey administered by an independent research group. Only the top Minnesotan companies, as judged in areas such as work environment, employee benefits, employee happiness, and leadership, are selected for inclusion in the list.
Event Detials: A celebration of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Minnesota will be held June 5, 2014, 6 p.m. at the Saint Paul RiverCentre
As mentioned before in this blog SJF was nominated as one of the 100 best companies to work for in MN by MN Business Magazine. This past Thursday night, the dinner and awards ceremony was held at The Depot in downtown Minneapolis.
Several of SJF’s employees enjoyed an evening of food, drinks, and excellent conversation as well as a very nice slideshow put together by MN Business Magazine.
Once again, SJF management would like to thank all of our employees for making this possible.
Enjoy the Photos!
SJF is honored to be named on the 100 Best Companies to Work for in MN for 2013. This list is compiled by Minnesota Business Magazine based out of Minneapolis, MN.
About the Nomination (From MN Business Magazine)
[this award salutes] Minnesota organizations setting the standard for employee well-being. The 100 Best are chosen using data gathered from an anonymous employee satisfaction survey administered by an independent research group. Only the top Minnesotan companies, as judged in areas such as work environment, employee benefits, employee happiness, and leadership, are selected for inclusion in the list.
There will be an award ceremony to honor all of the companies on the list on Thursday, June 6th.
Thanks, MN Business Magazine and thank you SJF employees for making this possible!
You can view the full list of nominees here.
Modern Molding, Inc. (MMI) of Delano, Minnesota, provides custom-made thermoplastic injection molded parts to the worldwide market with complete solutions for engineers, project managers, and purchasing agents. With unsurpassed technical support, Modern Molding helps manufacturers and engineers find the right solutions for any injection molding or tooling need.
The past week has brought more cantilever rack into our yard at SJF than we have seen in an entire year! Two large purchases; one local and one on the West Coast, have brought in large quantities of mint condition cantilever.
Our last purchase of this style and size cantilever barely hit our yard before it was sold and loaded onto a customers truck.
As expected, this is no different, with multiple orders against this material already. This rack is moving very quickly, so act fast if you want in on this latest purchase!
20′ Column and Base: 200ea
16′ Column and Base: 20ea
48″ x 2,000# Capacity Arms: 2,133ea
Monarch Structural Cantilever:
16′ x 8″ I Beam Column: 202ea
54″ Bases: 201ea
54″ Arms: 721ea
46″ Bases: 20ea
46″ Arms: 135ea
36″ Bases: 13ea
36″ Arms: 37ea
32″ x 5′ X Bracing: 106ea
The end of April/beginning of May has been a busy time here at SJF. The last month has brought in equipment from across the board, including conveyor, pallet rack, rack systems, and cantilever. April started out with a string of local buys. A large retail store closed multiple locations across the Minneapolis metro, and we were able to jump on some great condition conveyor. This includes 8 Best Flex conveyors and 500ft of 18” Skate-wheel conveyor as well.
We were very fortunate to have access to a variety of systems lately, and many came into our yard for stock. Systems brought in this month include the following drive-in rack and push-back rack systems:
- 3 Deep Back-to-back Ridg-U-Rak Drive In
- 5 Deep Ridg-U-Rak Drive In
- 3 Deep Structural Drive In
- 3 Deep Interlake Push Back
- 4 Deep Interlake Push Back
- 3 Deep Advance Push Back
- 6 Deep Advance Push Back
Needless to say, we are loaded with rack systems! These are in great shape, and all are in stock now in Minnesota.