Stormy Kromer and St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center

June 26, 2017

By Gina Jacquart Thorsen, President A few years ago, as we began to make plans for growth, we realized we needed to increase our sewing capacity. With only 5,000 people in our town and just about 15,000 in the county, it can be a challenge to find sewing machine operators in our area. So we went […]

Employee Profiles: Samantha Steur

October 13, 2015

I was made in Canada, but I know what it means to be made in the U.S.A. -Samantha Steur, Product Development Coordinator We’ve got a certain knack for American craftsmanship, and when we say “made like you,” we’re talking about honesty and passion. We’re genuine, and the gear we make is genuine, too. I’m proud […]

Employee Profiles: Steve & Mary Jo Welch

October 6, 2015

We’ve been married for 17 years, so we already know what it’s like to work together. -Steve & Mary Jo Welch Steve had been at Stormy Kromer for about eight years—working on manufacturing software and helping out in the Computer Aided Design department—when he heard of a position opening up in embroidery. He immediately thought […]

Employee Profiles: Bonnie Rubick

September 25, 2015

If I can make you smile by the end of our conversation, I’ve done my job. -Bonnie Rubick, Customer Service When someone calls to place an order, I get the ball rolling, and the best part of my job is hearing how thrilled they are to know their very own piece of the Kromer legend […]

Employee Profiles: Breanna Ahola

September 18, 2015

If you ever wonder who ties the tie on your Kromer, well, it’s nice to meet you. -Breanna Ahola, Quality Inspector I interviewed here a few years ago for a sewing position, but because I’m apparently a bit of a perfectionist, they said I was better suited for being an inspector. I guess they were […]

The Family Behind Stormy Kromer

September 3, 2015

For those of you who don’t know, Stormy Kromer is part of a larger company called Jacquart Fabric Products (JFP). Founded in 1958 by Bob Jacquart, Sr., JFP employs about 120 folks in the Ironwood, Michigan area. Earlier this summer, Gina Jacquart Thorsen – the founder’s granddaughter – sat down in front of a camera […]

It’s time to name new plaids!

August 3, 2015

Our product development team is hard at work on Fall/Winter 2016 new designs – and that means new plaids! Over the years we’ve asked for your suggestions on naming, and this year is no different. So take a look at our three new plaids, offer us your best names and we’ll pick our favorites. Plaid […]

Apply to be a Stormy Kromer Brand Ambassador!

July 1, 2015

We are excited to launch our Ambassador Program and offer you the opportunity to be a part of this inaugural group.  We know that there are countless passionate Stormy Kromer fans across the country who want to share their Stormy Kromer experiences and pass along some Stormy Kindness. We are looking for Brand Ambassadors who […]

Business is a Family Affair

June 20, 2015

Father’s Day is a great reminder that for Stormy Kromer, business is a family affair. You see, my sister and I have the privilege of working with our Dad – it’s kind of like every day is Father’s Day. For those that don’t know, Stormy Kromer is a part of Jacquart Fabric Products (JFP) – a sewing […]

Employee Profiles: Lynn Jackson

February 26, 2015

I used to work at the hospital, so that qualifies me to take care of Kromers. – Lynn Jackson, Quality Inspector As a Stormy Kromer inspector, it’s my job to make sure every cap is sized right and sewn right. No loose stitches. No crooked cuts. No errors of any kind. You can’t make mistakes […]

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