Dee DePass

Reporter | Manufacturing
Phone: 612-673-7725
Dee DePass covers the manufacturing industry for the Star Tribune with an eye toward new products and technology, job growth and distribution developments in Minnesota.

Recent content from Dee DePass

Minnesota exports hit $21.4 billion in 2014

Export growth led by orders to Mexico, Japan

Updated: February 27, 2015, - 08:54 PM

Magnetation to idle Keewatin iron ore plant indefinitely

Free-falling iron ore prices hit northern Minnesota this week with Magnetation LLC deciding to idle its Keewatin processing plant.The global...

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 10:26 PM

Donaldson Co. 2nd-quarter earnings down 15 percent

The Bloomington firm was hurt by the depressed ag equipment market.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 09:31 PM

Ecolab posts strong quarter despite oil price concerns

The fourth quarter earnings met analysts’ expectations.Ecolab posts strong quarter despite oil price concerns

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 08:12 PM

3M to make $1B acquisition, biggest in 8 years

Deal for an ultrafiltration firm is its biggest in eight years.

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 09:10 PM

Glass exterior of Vikings stadium rolling off Owatonna factory's line

The project is another piece of new growth for Viracon.

Updated: February 21, 2015, - 02:00 PM

3M to buy medical device firm Ivera

Health care division will expand by gaining Curos brand of IV products.

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 09:28 PM

Toro posts improved first quarter thanks to the snow

Bloomington company posts improved first quarter, raises its forecast for 2015

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 09:11 PM

Obituary: Trailblazing Minnesota legislator Sally Luther dies at 96

Former journalist strived to push boundaries throughout her long life.

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 09:52 PM

After loss, Imation looking at options

The struggling Oakdale firm posted losses for the quarter and year.

Updated: February 10, 2015, - 09:40 PM

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