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

University of Minnesota opens new Medical Devices Center in Mpls.

The Medical Devices Center hopes to shore up the U’s reputation as a critical medical innovator by bringing innovations to market with the help of corporate partners, engineers and scientists.

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 10:11 AM

Polaris donates 10 military ATVs to Oklahoma disaster relief

The Salvation Army will receive the rugged vehicles.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 07:51 PM

Donaldson results miss expectations

The Bloomington maker of industrial filters also lowered its financial outlook for the year.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 08:12 PM

3M introduces high-end, designer Post-it notes

3M introduces line of designer Post-it notes for boutiques.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 05:32 AM

Arctic Cat quarterly loss is less than expected, but sales fall short

Arctic Cat reported a better-than-expected loss of 38 cents per share in the fourth quarter, but showed a record profit of $2.89 per share for the year.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 08:46 PM

3M’s Thulin recommits to U.S. innovation

Thulin, who became CEO two years ago and chairman last year, said the $30 billion conglomerate wants to increase its research and development from about 5.5 percent of revenues in 2012 to 6 percent by 2017.

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 05:29 AM

Ecolab introduces new antimicrobial wash for restaurant vegetables

The antimicrobial food wash is intended for restaurant use.

Updated: May 13, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Minnesota firms go wild for oil equipment

Manufacturers including 3M and Ecolab are betting on specialty equipment for the booming energy sector.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 09:06 PM

Tom Petters claims his 50-year prison sentence is unconstitutional

Ponzi schemer claims his attorney withheld a government plea offer.

Updated: May 10, 2013, - 08:42 PM

AGCO to expand Jackson tractor plant, adding 75 jobs

The company will spend $42 million to increase capacity.

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 09:15 PM

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