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How A Failed Glue Experiment And A Church Choir Singer’s Frustration Led To The Invention Of Post-It Notes

After mixed success in market tests in several major cities, 3M almost decided to stop producing the Post-it Note.

November 10, 2016

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3M Listed As One Of The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces

The industrial supplies manufacturer was the only Minnesota-based company to make the list.

October 26, 2016

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3M Cuts Full-Year Outlook Again After Challenging Q3

Four out of five of the company’s sales divisions topped last year’s results, while its electronics and energy division continued on its nearly two-year slump.

October 25, 2016

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How Minnesota Employers Are Trying To Get More Students Interested In Manufacturing

Government, employers and nonprofit organizations are trying to raise awareness about manufacturing jobs — and to combat some negative stereotypes.

October 18, 2016

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The View From The Top

Key Minnesota CEOs reveal their strategies for growing their companies in challenging economic times.

September 30, 2016

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3M Sells Off $50M Temporary Protective Films Business

The company said it instead wanted to focus on its core adhesives, sealants and tapes businesses.

September 08, 2016

Judge orders Northern Metals to idle some operations over air quality concerns

Northern Metal Recycling is being ordered to idle part of its North Minneapolis operations over air quality concerns in the area. Ramsey County District Court Judge John Guthmann issued the order...

August 31, 2016

Aura Fabricators Expands With New Manufacturing Facility

The additional plant will also allow the company to boost its staff size by more than 40 percent.

August 25, 2016

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Kickstarting Innovation: Alchemy Looks To Commercialize With Unique Fitness Tool

Alongside its new product launch, the local gym is aiming to create a digital fitness program in the same vein as P90X and Insanity.

August 15, 2016

Explosion at recycling plant with bad rep results in fire

An explosion at a metal recycling plant in North Minneapolis started a fire on Friday afternoon. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has recently been trying to shut down the plant for violating...

August 07, 2016

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