MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A historic artisan company will be closing their manufacturing and retail locations this fall. Red Wing Stoneware, which has roots going back to 1877, has been struggling to produce hand-made products at a low cost, owners said.

The company said they have been presented with other opportunities, and want to focus on fostering those businesses.

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“We would like to thank all of our customers! The love and passion for the brand is so special and so appreciated,” they said.

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The retail store on Moundview Drive will be open through September.

 

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