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 rise 2% to $5 billion in 1Q

Mexico drove much of the 2% in growth as sales to the state’s leading partner, Canada, fell 12%.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 08:41 PM

Honeywell's iconic round thermostat gets update for smartphone age

Honeywell's new thermostat uses the Internet to connect to a family's cellphones and adjust a home's temperature based on where its residents are.

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 08:59 PM

Target changes policy, backs janitors

Retailer agrees to press its vendors for negotiations.

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 08:25 PM

3M Co. appoints new CFO

3M appoints Nick Gangestad to replace Meline as CFO

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 07:04 PM

Honeywell sends educators to energy-efficiency boot camp

Teachers will learn how to get kids excited about the science of sustainability.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 08:40 PM

Polaris Industries opens second headquarters in Plymouth

About 400 workers will move from other metro locations.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 08:24 AM

Arctic Cat CEO steps down

Arctic Cat Inc. chairman and CEO Claude Jordan stepped down after disappointing results, the company said Monday, and its former leader Christopher Twomey has stepped back into those roles on an interim basis.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Manufacturers show strong growth in Minnesota and Mid-American states

Manufacturing sector shows strong growth in Minnesota and other Mid-America states.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 08:27 PM

TMI to open two hotels on old State Farm complex in Woodbury

Fargo company will buy parcel in vacant Woodbury complex and build hotels.

Updated: May 29, 2014, - 09:23 PM

Obituary: James 'Cookie' Cook was lifelong teacher, coach

For decades, James “Cookie” Cook, 72, used the sports he loved to teach, coach and be the surrogate father needed...

Updated: May 28, 2014, - 07:01 PM

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