Manufacturing

A training program with 100 percent job placement? Minnesota has one

Promoters of job training programs may sometimes drone on about the wonderful opportunities their classes provide. But what field can use the magical phrase “100 percent job placement”?...

January 15, 2014

Don Ness

TCB Unveils Person Of The Year: Duluth Mayor Don Ness

Don Ness celebrated his 40th birthday on Thursday by accepting the Person of the Year award for his outstanding leadership in strengthening Minnesota’s economy and culture.

January 10, 2014

Welding

Filling Job Vacancies Is Difficult In Southwestern Minnesota

There is huge demand for welding skills in Southwestern Minnesota.

January 08, 2014

Law

Local 3D-Printing Firm Denies Patent Infringement Claims

Afinia is pushing back against 3D-printing giant Stratasys, which claims in a lawsuit that Afinia is infringing on four of Stratasys’ patents.

January 06, 2014

M&A

Graco Expands Products With Two Acquisitions

Graco, Inc., bought QED Environmental Systems and EcoQuip in December for an undisclosed sum.

January 02, 2014

Herb Zien

LiquidCool Solutions Is Heating Up

The financing efforts of Rochester firm LiquidCool are helping it gain the attention of data centers.

December 20, 2013

Tim Herbert

This Med-Tech Firm Is An Inspired Endeavor

After raising nearly $60 million, Inspire CEO Tim Herbert is feeling confident about his company’s 2014 commercial launch of a sleep apnea product

December 20, 2013

Canadian Co. Picks MN For $2M R&D Facility, Adding MN Jobs

Maple Grove has been chosen as the site for Price Mechanical’s new design center, which will also serve as the company’s U.S. headquarters and bring 40 new jobs.

December 19, 2013

Taconite production on Iron Range: 'Good this year; better next year'

Taconite production on Minnesota’s Iron Range dipped by 2 percent in 2013, but experts think next year could bring the highest output in more than a decade. A state revenue official tells the...

December 17, 2013

Brazil And South Korea Chosen For MN’s New Trade Offices

In addition to the newly announced offices, Minnesota also has plans for a foreign trade office in Germany and has already established an office in China.

December 17, 2013

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