After more than six years as CEO of the company behind Post-It Notes and Scotch Tape, Thulin will move on to a new position on 3M's board.
A lot depends on how other nations react to the new taxes.
The imaging company reported nearly $5 million in sales in its fourth quarter, but capped the year with an overall loss of nearly a quarter-million dollars.
Fourth quarter sales jumped 9 percent year-over-year, the Maplewood-based maker of Scotch tape and Post-It Notes said, while its earnings significantly dropped.
Companies are using internships, apprenticeships and targeted strategies to identify and develop the talent pool they need.
The 3M division, which had annual global sales of about $400 million, includes a 500-member staff.
Emmer’s bill is so narrowly tailored to Minnesota interests that it almost requires a Minnesota sponsor in the upper chamber. But Franken has already come out against it, leaving all eyes on Amy Klobuchar.
While both Proto Labs and Rapid had similar focuses in terms of quick-turn, low-volume manufacturing, they had different, but complementary capabilities.
The state said it would support the manufacturing company’s $17.6 million project with a $354,000 grant.