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LaForce Opens Doors in Minneapolis Region

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LaForce is proud to announce that we are open for business in the Minneapolis region. The office, located at 710 Hastings Ave, Newport, MN, will offer services and products in doors, frames, hardware, keying, electronic security systems, building specialties, architectural services, pre-installation, installation, and pre-finishing. 

The Minneapolis office will be led by Cathryn Rykiss, who has been with LaForce since 2016. In her time at LaForce, Cathryn has established an impressive record as an Account Manager and has demonstrated excellent teamwork and communication skills. She will work closely with our leadership team to ensure success in the Minneapolis area.

“This expansion demonstrates our commitment to growth as a company,” stated Brian Mannering, CEO/President of LaForce. “Our commitment to excellence, combined with our mission to deliver outstanding service, has earned our company the excellent reputation it holds today. We value our strong relationships with our customers, and we are excited to begin building these relationships in the Minneapolis market.”

LaForce has experience in a wide range of commercial construction projects including: retail, hospitality, office buildings, apartment complexes, education, healthcare, government buildings, manufacturing and more.

About LaForce:

LaForce, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of door opening products, solutions and services in the United States. We offer services in doors, frames, hardware, keying, building specialties, architectural services, fire door inspections, pre-install, install, and customized pre-finishing, along with our security division, known as Electronic Security Systems. Headquartered in Green Bay, WI since 1954, we now operate 14 locations throughout the country. For more information, please visit