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

Select Comfort shares jump 8.5% after 2Q results

It was the first time since the third quarter of 2012 that Select Comfort's results came in better investors anticipated.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 08:42 AM

3M spends $885M for full control of Japanese unit

Purchase gives 3M full control of an electronics subsidiary.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 09:34 PM

Environmental group tries to shame 3M with plane over Target Field

ForestEthics plane pulled banner over Target Field.

Updated: July 16, 2014, - 02:50 PM

U.S. International Trade Commission hears steel dumping testimony

The U.S. International Trade Commission heard complaints of below-cost steel imports.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 09:11 PM

Stratasys' MakerBot to sell 3-D printers in Home Depot

MakerBot division will start with printers in a dozen stores.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 07:50 PM

Khandpur tapped as R&D chief at 3M

A 19-year veteran who has trotted the globe takes the reins from Fred Palensky, who ended a 37-year career at 3M with eight years as R&D chief.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 07:44 PM

New CEO wants to turn Proto Labs into a $1 billion company

With successful turnaround behind her, Vicki Holt’s new challenge is growth.

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 05:49 PM

South Korea dumped underpriced steel products in U.S., officials say

Commerce Department said South Korea, other countries underpriced products illegally.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Toro opens new $25M addition in Bloomington, celebrates 100th year

The three-story wing adds 75,000 square feet to Toro’s existing 400,000 square feet of space. Gov. Mark Dayton praised the company during a celebration that included food, speeches and tours.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 10:08 AM

Hibbing iron mine goes pink in the name of breast cancer awareness

The massive 83,000-pound, hot pink truck box stretches 44 feet long and will nestle inside a 240-ton mining truck that will haul iron ore. It took $200,000 and 30 gallons of pink paint donated by Sherwin-Williams to turn an ambitious idea into reality.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 05:47 AM

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