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New policy only allows work from home approved from the top, angering some employees.
Contractor sales led the quarter, which beat profit expectations.
After weeks of picketing, United Steelworkers at 3M’s Cottage Grove chemicals plant voted to approve a four-year labor contract that will lower some weekend wages…
The deal to buy Transamerican, which should close by year's end, puts Polaris in retail business for first time.
Companies envision the development of information tools
Polaris co-founder designed and made its first snowmobile in 1955.
Union members balk at 3M proposal to cut weekend pay and 401(k) contributions
Plants on Minnesota's Iron Range region and in Indiana now set to close.
Midwest manufacturing conditions in September contracted for a third month amid ongoing weakness in energy and agriculture, according to a closely watched economic report from…
The controversy has been a major distraction for Starkey, which is now also embroiled in several related lawsuits.
After recalls on ATVs, experts wonder if the effort is enough.
Contract signals another step in company's turnaround.
New automated technology greatly trims manufacturing time and costs — and that should ultimately add millions in new revenue.
Fired president Jerry Ruzicka and executives Scott Nelson and Larry Miller are accused of conspiring with two others to embezzle from the hearing aid maker.
They say Blue Cross lured them into contracts to drive Somali patients, then dumped them.
Talks continue with steelworkers at Cottage Grove chemicals plant.
The company lowered its earnings forecast by 43 percent due to costs related to fixing recalled vehicles.
It's his second lawsuit against the company.
Donaldson worked with food-industry clients like Coca-Cola, Dannon to produce LifeTec
The Mexican deal gives Tennant a bigger presence in key regions of the country.
Even with bright spots in other industries, firms tied to ag and oil industries affect regional growth and jobs.
Federal report says there were 19 reports of fire, including six that resulted in injuries.
About 160 workers could be affected, company said in government filing.
Kathleen Ann Hering DoBrava was a dynamo packed in a 5-foot-1-inch frame. She raised six of seven siblings and her eight children and cooked for…
The tentative agreement, which comes a year after the old one expired, still needs ratification.
The metal products maker received $190,000 in state money for the project, which is expected to result in 14 new jobs.
Patterson said growth in its animal health business offset sales declines in its dental division.
Stratasys teams with Boeing, Siemens and Ford to produce new 3-D systems.
State Fair exhibit displays Paul Bunyan in recycled clothing to make a point about reducing waste.
CEO Inge Thulin's vision includes belt-tightening, but the company isn't afraid to invest with an eye to 2020.
New "Ride Command" builds phones, GPS displays, cameras and rider connectivity into motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles
The company's CEO called the deal with Emerson a "win, win" amid energy sector downturn.
The new North Loop headquarters is renovated and ready for employees.
The "navigational adventure" generates money for the Epilepsy Foundation and excitement for car enthusiasts.
Employers increasingly are focused on attracting and keeping employees born in the last two decades of the 20th century. Few have been as effective as 3M.
A new United Taconite plant promises jobs to many who were laid off.
Microbiologics Inc. is adding a $7.24 million addition to it headquarters in St. Cloud. The company, which supplies microorganisms and lab-testing products worldwide, is adding…
With a lighthearted approach, he expanded the company's operations into health care and China in the 1980s.
Stock price slips 4 percent to $19.95 per share.
The cleaning products company took a special charge in its energy business, while other units performed well.
Jobs and inventories declined, though Minnesota is better off.
Weaker overall sales and a shift in snowmobile shipments hurt results for the Plymouth dealer.
Energy business becoming more predictable, but ag sector is still a problem.
Slow U.S. industrial growth and higher expenses hurt quarter.
Earnings per share hit record, while sales sag in electronics/energy and industrial.
Wagner SprayTech Corp. is undertaking an $8.4 million expansion of its Plymouth headquarters and factory that is expected to create 66 new jobs, state officials…
Pump and sprayer maker said profits were hurt by lower oil sales and new expenses.
Product recall costs hurt profits, but sales rose slightly.
Bedmaker still feeling impact from ERP computer installation
Richard Olson will succeed Michael Hoffman, who will remain as board chairman.
For sanitizing chemical giant Ecolab, supplying craft brewers has taken off
In naming a new top executive in Minnesota, the company repeated its intent to complete the Nashwauk project.
Essar Steel Minnesota, which filed for bankruptcy protection last week, said Monday it’s secured a new financing partner and intends to complete its stalled $1.9…
The company has failed to complete a $1.9 billion project on the Iron Range and pay back the state for infrastructure costs.
It's the latest in a long line of shattered deadlines.
Deal for Staples Printing Solutions involves about 10 printing facilities.
The action, due to a fire risk, follows a recall that was made in April.
Lackluster orders contributed to a decline in growth in June for Minnesota and the Midwest.
Laboratoires Anios specializes in products for the health care industry.
Shareholders of Valspar Corp. approved the sale of the paint-making firm to Sherwin-Williams on Wednesday during a special shareholders meeting held in downtown Minneapolis.
New ATEK technology measures fuel-tank levels, moisture and more while saving users time, money and equipment.
Bloomington-based glass company saw a 46 percent profit increase in 1Q.
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger has moved two lawsuits against Starkey Laboratories to federal court after a Hennepin County District Court judge denied his motion to stay discovery in the cases.
Saying a tactic caught him by surprise, the judge declined the U.S. attorney's bid for a stay of discovery in three lawsuits over fired Starkey executives.
Filing came hours after a district judge refused to stay discovery in the wrongful termination cases.
A shareholder has sued Valspar Corp. in an attempt to thwart the paint company's $11.3 billion sale to behemoth Sherwin-Williams.
Water filtration manufacturer Pentair PLC joined with Coca-Cola Co. to bring the first "ekocenter" offering filtered water and solar-powered charging stations to an underserved rural village in Rwanda, company officials announced Wednesday.
State officials OK $30 million site-prep subsidy if siding firm builds in Hoyt Lakes.
Federal judge more than tripled amount jury recommended.
"When you look at Google and Apple and the others, we left them in the dust," 3M CEO Inge Thulin said
Graco, known for industrial pumps and sprayers, has quietly built a business empire with food makers.
The new 10-year contract involves 7 million to 10 million "long tons" of iron ore.
He asked a state court to pause pretrial discovery to "preserve the integrity" of separate federal inquiry.
An acquisition last year in the animal supply sector was an important factor.
The 15-year deal with Minnesota Power includes $31 million in cash.
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