YMI's Newsletter

Articles from YMI's Newsletter

Laser cutting Metal press brake Front of building at Young Mfg. Welding at YMI Farm Equipment Tube bending machine Vertical milling center - CNC

Laser Cutting

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Press Brakes and Fabrication

Our precision CNC controlled brake presses bend parts using the latest technology

Since 1947

YMI...making quality parts since 1947


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Assemblies and custom farm equipment

At YMI, we are experts in assembling and producing custom weldments to your specifications

Custom tube bending

We can handle your square or round tube bending needs

CNC vertical milling centers

Our CNC milling centers can machine your parts to your specifications

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YMI's Newsletter

YMI published several articles in a "hardcopy" newsletter. These articles are reproduced below.

The articles range from the beginnings of YMI to newer services and expansions.


This issue of Young Times includes another story pertaining to my father’s inventiveness. This time while stationed in Korea during the war...

Read more: Heritage...

A Toolmaker's Tricks

On October 26, 1941 I was joined in marriage to my wife, DeLoris. We settled into an apartment in Moorhead, MN and I was employed by a local machine shop geared to serve the general public.

Read more: Toolmaker's...


It was the 1960’s and big hair was in. Women took great pains to “rat” their hair into large, loose haystacks on top of their heads.

Read more: Hairstyling combs made by bald guys?

PD Team Evolves

Advancements in manufacturing technology and constantly varying customers’ needs have helped determine the future at Young Manufacturing Inc.

Read more: Process Development Team Evolves

Wartime Saw

In the early fifties, soon after returning from WW II, my brother Rolly and I felt compelled to join the National Guard to help make ends meet.

Read more: Making a Wartime Saw

Desk of Dave Young

36 years.

That’s a long time to be working at one place! I was 12 years old when I brought home my first paycheck...
Read more: Desk of Dave Young

Changes over the years at YMI

One can imagine there are many many stories out there concerning YMI. If you have a short story relating to the history of YMI, feel free to send it to us for consideration. A digital photo (jpg or png) accompanying the story would also be helpful.


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