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Publicly Traded Manufacturers - Top 25

Ranked by revenue | List information taken from the 2013 Business Information Guide
Source: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings, annual reports, company representatives, and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Note: Pentair, Inc., which appeared on last year's list, merged with a unit of Switzerland-based Tyco Electronics in September 2012.
Company
Address
Phone • Website
Founded/
Employees
Revenue for most recent fiscal year (000)1
Revenue from prior fiscal year (000)/
Percent change
Ticker symbol
CEO/
CFO
Fiscal year end
Products/offerings
1
3M Company
3M Center
Maplewood, MN 55144
651-733-1110 • 3m.com
1902
84,000
$29,611,000
$22,923,000
11.06
MMM
Inge Thulin
David Meline
12/31/11
Numerous technologies and products for the following industries: consumer, health care, industrial, safety and graphics, and electronics and energy
2
General Mills, Inc.
1 General Mills Blvd.
Golden Valley, MN 55426
763-764-7600 • generalmills.com
1928
35,000
$16,657,900
$12,442,000
11.95
GIS
Ken Powell
Don Mulligan
5/27/12
Food products under numerous consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Progresso, Cascadian Farm, and Muir Glen
3
The Mosaic Company
3033 Campus Dr., Ste. E490
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-577-2700 • mosaicco.com
2004
8,000
$11,107,800
$5,773,700
11.77
MOS
James Prokopanko
Lawrence Stranghoener
5/31/12
Crop nutrients, including potash and phosphates; specialty crop nutrition products, including K-Mag, MicroEssentials, and Pegasus; animal feed ingredients; industrial products
4
Hormel Foods Corporation
1 Hormel Pl.
Austin, MN 55912
507-437-5345 • hormelfoods.com
1891
19,600
$7,885,089
$5,750,000
9.20
HRL
Jeffrey Ettinger
Jody Feragen
10/30/11
Food and meat products, including ham, bacon, sausages, franks, canned luncheon meats, stews, chilis, hash, meat spreads, shelf-stable microwaveable entrees, salsas, and frozen processed foods
5
Ecolab, Inc.
370 Wabasha St. N
St. Paul, MN 55102
651-293-2233 • ecolab.com
1923
40,200
$6,798,500
$4,895,800
11.64
ECL
Douglas Baker Jr.
Daniel Schmechel
Steven Fritze
12/31/11
Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world
6
The Valspar Corporation
901 3rd Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-851-7000 • valsparglobal.com
1806
10,020
$3,952,954
$2,978,062
22.51
VAL
Gary Hendrickson
Lori Walker2
James Muehlbauer
10/28/11
Decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood, plastic, and glass; primers, top coats, varnishes, inks, sprays, stains, fillers, and other coatings; interior and exterior paints, stains, primers, varnishes, and high-performance floor paints; specialty polymers, colorants, and gelcoats
7
Fastenal Company
2001 Theurer Blvd.
Winona, MN 55987
507-454-5374 • fastenal.com
1967
15,168
$2,766,859
$1,809,337
21.92
FAST
Willard Oberton
Daniel Florness
12/31/11
Manufactures approximately 5 percent of the industrial and construction supplies that it distributes
8
Polaris Industries, Inc.
2100 Hwy. 55
Medina, MN 55340
763-542-0500 • polaris.com
1954
3,900
$2,656,949
$1,656,518
33.44
PII
Scott Wine
Michael Malone
12/31/11
Side-by-side vehicles; ATVs; motorcycles, including Indian and Victory brands; snowmobiles; defense vehicles; small vehicle products, including GEM, Goupil, Aixam Mega.
9
Donaldson Company, Inc.
1400 W 94th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431
952-887-3131 • donaldson.com
1915
13,000
$2,493,248
$1,918,828
8.68
DCI
William Cook
James Shaw
7/31/12
Filtration systems and replacement parts, including air and liquid filtration systems and exhaust and emission control products for diesel equipment and industrial applications
10
The Toro Company
8111 Lyndale Ave. S
Bloomington, MN 55420
952-888-8801 • toro.com
1914
4,700
$1,883,953
$1,835,991
11.45
TTC
Michael Hoffman
Renee Peterson
10/31/11
Turf and landscape maintenance equipment--including mowers, utility vehicles, cultivation equipment, compact utility equipment, and snow blowers--and precision irrigation systems, such as water-saving controllers, soil sensors, spray nozzles, and rotors
11
H.B. Fuller Company
1200 Willow Lake Blvd.
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110
651-236-5900 • hbfuller.com
1887
3,530
$1,557,552
$1,386,108
14.85
FUL
James Owens
Jim Giertz
12/3/11
Adhesives, sealants, specialty chemical products, and coating compounds for the assembly, packaging, non-woven, and footwear markets
12
Deluxe Corporation
3680 Victoria St. N
Shoreview, MN 55126
651-483-7111 • deluxe.com
1915
5,565
$1,417,596
$1,639,654
1.10
DLX
Lee Schram
Terry Peterson
12/31/11
Deluxe is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Over four million small business customers access Deluxe’s wide range of products and services including customized checks and forms, as well as web-site development and hosting, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, logo design and business networking. For financial institutions, Deluxe offers industry-leading programs in checks, customer acquisition, fraud prevention and profitability. Deluxe is also a leading printer of checks and accessories sold directly to consumers.
13
Imation Corporation
1 Imation Way
Oakdale, MN 55128
651-704-4000 • imation.com
1996
1,130
$1,290,400
$1,584,700
(11.67)
IMN
Mark Lucas
Paul Zeller
12/31/11
Tape cartridges, removable hard disk drives, CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray media, portable hard drives, USB Flash and solid-state drives, diskettes, consumer electronics
14
Graco, Inc.
88 11th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-623-6000 • graco.com
1926
2,300
$895,283
$816,468
20.32
GGG
Patrick McHale
James Graner
12/30/11
Fluid-handling equipment and systems used to pump, meter, mix, dispense, and spray fluids and semi-solids for a variety of applications in the manufacturing, processing, construction, and maintenance industries
15
G&K Services, Inc.
5995 Opus Pkwy.
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-912-5500 • gkservices.com
1902
7,800
$869,937
$929,542
4.96
GK
Douglas Milroy
Jeffrey Wright
6/30/12
Uniform garments (manufactures about 55 percent of those that it rents or sells)
16
Otter Tail Corporation
215 S Cascade St.; P.O. Box 496
Fergus Falls, MN 56538
866-410-8780 • ottertail.com
1907
3,155
$840,169
$1,104,954
(5.83)
OTTR
Edward McIntyre
Kevin Moug
12/31/11
Wind towers, residential and commercial waterfront equipment, heavy metal fabricated products, extruded and thermoformed plastic products, horticulture containers
17
Tennant Company
701 N Lilac Dr.
Golden Valley, MN 55440
612-540-1200 • tennantco.com
1870
2,865
$753,998
$598,981
12.93
TNC
H. Chris Killingstad
Thomas Paulson
12/31/11
Industrial and commercial sweepers, scrubbers, coatings, detergents, carpet-cleaning equipment, vacuums, floor machines, burnishers
18
Select Comfort Corporation
9800 59th Ave. N
Plymouth, MN 55442
763-551-7000 • sleepnumber.com
1987
2,328
$743,203
$806,038
22.71
SCSS
Shelly Ibach
Wendy Schoppert
12/31/11
Adjustable-firmness beds, the Sleep Number bed, and other sleep-related accessories
19
Apogee Enterprises, Inc.
4400 W 78th St., Ste. 520
Bloomington, MN 55435
952-835-1874 • apog.com
1949
3,600
$662,463
$778,847
13.67
APOG
Joseph Puishys
James Porter
3/3/12
Customized insulating units, windows and frames, curtainwall, laminated products for commercial construction, and coated glass and acrylic for use in custom picture-framing applications
20
Arctic Cat, Inc.
601 Brooks Ave. S
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
218-681-8558 • arcticcat.com
1982
1,369
$585,268
$782,431
25.96
ACAT
Claude Jordan
Timothy Delmore
3/31/12
Snowmobiles and ATVs; related parts, garments, and accessories
21
MTS Systems Corporation
14000 Technology Dr.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-937-4000 • mts.com
1967
2,003
$467,368
$396,785
24.95
MTSC
Jeffrey Graves
Susan Knight
10/1/11
Test systems and industrial position sensors; products are used by customers in the development of new products and in quality control applications
22
Hawkins, Inc.
2381 Rosegate
Roseville, MN 55113
612-331-6910 • hawkinsinc.com
1938
343
$343,834
$184,900
15.52
HWKN
Patrick Hawkins
Kathleen Pepski
4/1/12
Blended specialty chemical products used by water treatment facilities, manufacturers, food and dairy producers, and research labs
23
Techne Corporation
614 McKinley Pl. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-379-8854 • techne-corp.com
1976
847
$314,560
$223,482
8.48
TECH
Gregory Melsen
Charles Kummeth
Gregory Melsen
6/30/12
Biotechnology products and hematology calibrators and controls
24
Hutchinson Technology, Inc.
40 W Highland Park Dr. NE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
320-587-3797 • htch.com
1965
2,317
$278,090
$721,507
(19.90)
HTCH
Richard Penn
David Radloff
9/25/11
Suspension assemblies, which hold a computer chip that reads data above a spinning hard disk in desktop computers, PCs, and enterprise server systems
25
Digi International, Inc.
11001 Bren Road E
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-912-3444 • digi.com
1985
691
$204,160
$144,663
11.84
DGII
Joseph Dunsmore
Steve Snyder
9/30/11
Manufactures products and technologies to connect and securely manage local or remote electronic devices over the network or via the Web

1 As of September 1, 2012
2 In early November 2012, she announced plans to retire after a successor is named, which hadn't occurred as of mid-November.