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126 YEARS IN THE MAKING!

                                                                                               Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Honored as a 2020 Michigan C...

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...

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...

A Whirlwind Week For Our Mill and Country

"Don't tell people about your problems because 90 percent don't care and the other 10 percent are glad you hurt." ~ Lou Holtz former Notre Dame Foo...

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...

From Socks For Our Troops to Bedding For Your Family

In 1917 patriotic duty called when the U.S Government contracted with the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill to make 66,000 pairs of wool socks for the doughb...