Why Protectionist Trade Policies Could Hurt Northern Minnesota
Why Protectionist Trade Policies Could Hurt Northern Minnesota

Advocates for tariffs need to answer two important questions.

3M Promotes Michael Roman to COO
3M Promotes Michael Roman to COO

The move puts him one step closer to the CEO role. Current 3M CEO Inge Thulin praised Roman for his work leading the company’s largest business group, industrial, which takes in $10 billion annually.

ASV Completes IPO, First Out of MN in Nearly a Year
ASV Completes IPO, First Out of MN in Nearly a Year

The last Minnesota company to go public was Tactile Systems Technology. In its IPO, the medical device maker reported net proceeds of $35.8 million.

Arctic Cat Closing North Loop HQ
Arctic Cat Closing North Loop HQ

Positions in the Minneapolis location will shift to St. Cloud.

Pentair Spinning Off Its Electrical Business
Pentair Spinning Off Its Electrical Business

CEO Randall Hogan also announced he would step down from his position and take over as chairman of the electrical business group.

Louisiana-Pacific Postpones Opening of Cook Facility
Louisiana-Pacific Postpones Opening of Cook Facility

The site, which would employ more than 150 Northern Minnesotans, was expected to open in 2018.

Uponor Plans Another Major Expansion at Apple Valley HQ
Uponor Plans Another Major Expansion at Apple Valley HQ

The Finnish company will have spent more than $35 million in the last two years on expansions of its U.S. headquarters.

Emerson Closes $3B Buy of Pentair Business After Settling FTC Charges
Emerson Closes $3B Buy of Pentair Business After Settling FTC Charges

The Federal Trade Commission claimed the merger would create unfair market conditions if Pentair’s switchbox business were not divested.

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell: Company was “Forced to Lay Off” 140 Workers
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell: Company was “Forced to Lay Off” 140 Workers

He added that the layoffs were “very unexpected.”