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Labor Pains Solution

Manufacturers north of the Twin Cities are seeking to build a new-generation workforce.

August 24, 2015


Toro Posts Record Third Quarter Results, Announces New COO

Sales shot up more than 7 percent for the Bloomington lawn maintenance company. Toro has refined its full-year earnings outlook, increasing it to $3.50.

August 20, 2015


Pentair Picks Up Fasteners And Electrical Equipment Maker Erico For $1.8B

In tune with Pentair’s history, the global company will invest into a field largely outside its water equipment product line.

August 17, 2015


DEED Delivers $12M In Angel Tax Credits

About $4 million remains to be divvied out as it remains slotted for Greater Minnesota businesses and those run by women or minorities.

August 06, 2015

Stratasys' 3D Printing Jam

Stratasys keeps growing amid industry “pause.”

July 30, 2015

United Taconite to idle two Iron Range operations, 500 temporary layoffs likely

Another taconite mine and a plant in Minnesota’s Iron Range will be idled, meaning temporary layoffs for around 500 workers. Cliffs Natural Resources announced in an earnings call Wednesday...

July 29, 2015


3M’s Profits Grow But Fail To Meet Expectations

The Maplewood adhesive company blames slumping foreign currency translation for its lower-than-anticipated figures.

July 23, 2015


Local Startup Raises $627K For Smart Water Bottle

U of M grads draw support from more than 8,000 people.

July 16, 2015

250 employees temporarily laid off as Cloquet paper mill idles

A decline in the demand for paper is forcing the Sappi Paper Mill in Cloquet to reduce its production, which will lead to more than 200 people being laid off for about a week. “Due to global...

July 15, 2015

Advancing The Minnesota Tradition Of Manufacturing Innovation

Changing technology and labor shortages pose challenges, but businesses continue to find solutions.

June 29, 2015

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