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(Jay Anderle/River News)Gordy Edington stands in front of his state-of-the-art digital embroidery machine in his shop.
(Jay Anderle/River News)

Gordy Edington stands in front of his state-of-the-art digital embroidery machine in his shop.
11/10/2012 7:30:00 AM
'I By Local' Spotlight
F.M.B. Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing: Local shop creates custom look

Name of business: F.M.B. Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing

Owners: Sandy and Gordy Edington

Address: 416A S. Pelham St., Rhinelander

Phone: (715) 362-1874

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Type of business: Embroidery

When business opened: November 1996

Why did you get into this business?

Edington: We found it challenging.

What prompted you to bring your business to Rhinelander?

Edington: This is where I lived.

What makes Rhinelander special?

Edington: The people are friendly.

What types of products or services do you offer?

Edington: We offer custom embroidery on garments. I will do one or a million items. Saddle blankets and horse covers are some unique items I have done.

What are some of the challenges your business faces?

Edington: People going outside of Rhinelander to do their business.

What aspect of your business makes you most proud?

Edington: I am very proud of what I do. People see my products 75 percent of the time every day. I can go shopping and see my work being worn.

Do you have any special events planned in the near future?

Edington: No.

Please explain why buying local is good for you, your customers and the community:

Edington: Buying local boosts our economy. I want to try to keep business here to stimulate our economy. Working together in our community makes us all stronger.





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