Both its sales and earnings grew by about 4 percent over the year-ago period, beating Wall Street’s estimations.
Brooklyn Park-based Mocon had $63 million in sales last year.
The company is planning an $11 million expansion and expects to have 70 employees working by the end of the year.
The paint manufacturer shopped away the business unit in a move to receive regulatory approval for its $11.3 billion merger with Sherwin-Williams.
The metal products manufacturer expects the $5.2 million relocation will create a demand for 15 additional employees.
To date, the Minneapolis-based watchmaking company has raised well over $330,000 from thousands of backers through Kickstarter.
The threat of a labor lockout and strike pushed both parties to agree on the addition of paid sick days and pay raises, but a limitation on health care assistance.
The company will soon launch a subsidiary geared toward low-cost carbon fiber production.
Dental workers were some of the earliest adopters of 3D printing technology.