Wool Blog

8 Months Since the Lockdown

  The week of March 16th found the owners of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill at a crossroads. Should they shut their doors temporarily as many busines...

Made in the USA

What does Made in the USA mean to you? It is a term that gets tossed around often and sometimes overlooked. It can mean different things to differ...

The Silence of the Lambs

  Hannibal Lecter. Just hearing this movie villain's name is enough to give you nightmares...but then your nightmare turns into a night terror when...

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

According to Webster a sign is: a display (such as a lettered board or a configuration of neon tubing) used to identify or advertise a place of business or a product.  As we designed new signs for our 124 year old Woolen Mill, we felt that Webster’s definition, while accurate,...

Pandemic, Patriotism and Pride

March 23rd was a sad day for our 126 year old business. Forced by the State of Michigan to close due to the Covid-19 virus we said goodbye to our ...

Recording History

We added history notes to the walls of our 126 year old Frankenmuth Woolen Mill today. Just above maintenance entries from May 1916 we recorded so...

YOU DO ALL THAT HERE?

"You do all that here?" is a question we often get.  "I have been coming to Frankenmuth for years and didn't know about this place" is another. Ou...

The Writing Is On The Wall

Starting back in the early 1900's the employees of the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill would write on the walls of the mills upstairs to keep track of when...

Commitment to Quality

“Commitment to quality.”A lot of companies say it but they but do they mean it? How long does it take to commit to quality? A year? Two years? Ten...

A Look Back in Time

The first ever weekly news magazine,Time,was published in March of 1923. Using the slogan "Take Time-It's Brief" the publication would go on to ha...