Lloyd Truss Systems has been manufacturing floor and roof trusses in Mankato and distributing them in southern Minnesota since the 1960's.

Lloyd Truss Systems as a subsidiary of Lloyd Lumber Co. began in the early 1960's with a small staff of five employees in Lehillier, MN. Truss designs were originally hand drawn and the forces were hand calculated to determine the gusset size and nailing schedule at joints.

When the demand for trusses grew so did the company. In 1976, Lloyd Truss moved to its current North Mankato location. The staff grew to 20 employees during the summer season, and expanded its product lines. The company went from building trusses for homes, garages and pole barns to carving itself a niche... (more)

Production

"Production run" means making a lot of one product at once. The factories listed under "production" can produce small and/or large quantities. The minimum order for a production run can vary from factory to factory (some have no minimum, some require a dozen, and some require up to 1,000 to be made at once)