Polaris May Shift Production Overseas: What it Means for Minnesota
Polaris May Shift Production Overseas: What it Means for Minnesota

If Polaris follows Harley-Davidson’s lead and moves production abroad to offset costs of retaliatory tariffs the EU has imposed on U.S. goods, will other Minnesota-based companies do the same?

From Pops to Pipes: The State of Manufacturing in Minnesota
From Pops to Pipes: The State of Manufacturing in Minnesota

Four local manufacturers share the challenges and opportunities facing their companies.

Photos from TCB's 2018 Manufacturing Forum

A slideshow of images taken during TCB's 2018 Manufacturing Forum, held at the Metropolitan Ballroom in June.

Does Trump’s Duluth Rally Reflect Economic, Cultural Shifts Occurring in the Range?
Does Trump’s Duluth Rally Reflect Economic, Cultural Shifts Occurring in the Range?

More and more Range residents have been crediting Trump for any boost the mining industry has recently received.

Andersen Corporation Announces $40M Expansion at Bayport HQ
Andersen Corporation Announces $40M Expansion at Bayport HQ

The window and door manufacturer will expand its production facility at its headquarters to meet increased demand for its Fibrex material-based product line.

This Oakdale Manufacturer is Hiring Workers Before It Has a Job for Them
This Oakdale Manufacturer is Hiring Workers Before It Has a Job for Them

During the training, the employees gain skills before transitioning into actual jobs when someone retires or quits, or if new positions are created.

Pentair Spin-off nVent’s Growth Potential is ‘Electrifying’, Says New CEO Beth Wozniak
Pentair Spin-off nVent’s Growth Potential is ‘Electrifying’, Says New CEO Beth Wozniak

Wozniak discussed some of the process toward separating nVent from Pentair, as well as the immediate market potential she sees for the company now that it is an independent business.

3M Stock Tumbles After Lowering of Earnings, Organic Sales Outlook
3M Stock Tumbles After Lowering of Earnings, Organic Sales Outlook

Some industry analysts believe the decreased forecast is a ploy to set incoming 3M CEO Michael Roman up for a positive first year.

Protolabs Buys Brooklyn Park Plant, Plans to Hire 150 Workers at Site By 2021
Protolabs Buys Brooklyn Park Plant, Plans to Hire 150 Workers at Site By 2021

The new facility will house its fast-growing CNC machining operations.