3M Raises Outlook During Better-Than-Expected Q1
3M Raises Outlook During Better-Than-Expected Q1

Both its sales and earnings grew by about 4 percent over the year-ago period, beating Wall Street’s estimations.

Ametek Buying Mocon in $182M Deal
Ametek Buying Mocon in $182M Deal

Brooklyn Park-based Mocon had $63 million in sales last year.

Wabash National Buys Former Larson Boats Site in Little Falls
Wabash National Buys Former Larson Boats Site in Little Falls

The company is planning an $11 million expansion and expects to have 70 employees working by the end of the year.

Valspar to Sell Industrial Wood Coatings Business for $420M
Valspar to Sell Industrial Wood Coatings Business for $420M

The paint manufacturer shopped away the business unit in a move to receive regulatory approval for its $11.3 billion merger with Sherwin-Williams.

Midwest Steel Supply Constructing New HQ In Rodgers
Midwest Steel Supply Constructing New HQ In Rodgers

The metal products manufacturer expects the $5.2 million relocation will create a demand for 15 additional employees.

Kickstarting Innovation: How Padron Watch Co. Is Bringing New Ideas To Old-Fashioned Industry
Kickstarting Innovation: How Padron Watch Co. Is Bringing New Ideas To Old-Fashioned Industry

To date, the Minneapolis-based watchmaking company has raised well over $330,000 from thousands of backers through Kickstarter.

Honeywell, Twin Cities Union Workers Reach New Contract
Honeywell, Twin Cities Union Workers Reach New Contract

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.

LeMond Companies Raises $4.8M In Latest Funding Round
LeMond Companies Raises $4.8M In Latest Funding Round

The company will soon launch a subsidiary geared toward low-cost carbon fiber production.

Stratasys Introduces New Dental-Specific 3D Printer
Stratasys Introduces New Dental-Specific 3D Printer

Dental workers were some of the earliest adopters of 3D printing technology.