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Adrian Wahlstrom uses as flashlight to identify and note any imperfection or mark that will be corrected before a newly-constructed Friendship Homes unit is ready for sale. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Modular homes company in Montevideo, Minn., firing on all cylinders

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MONTEVIDEO -- Montevideo's industrial park in the Smith Addition may be an unusual location to look for the start of a housing recovery, but it's where you can find it.


After feeling the effects of the country's housing downturn since 2008, modular home builder Friendship Homes is humming on all cylinders. Its work force counts more than 200 and the "help wanted'' sign is always up.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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