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Those surveyed say they worry about the economy but learned lessons in the recession to help in downturns.
Ecolab suffered first-quarter sales and profit declines but still beat Wall Street's profit expectations
Ecolab Inc. beat profit expectations but saw first-quarter sales and profits dip as oil chemical sales fell and negative currency exchanges pinched results, company officials…
Widely watched Creighton University survey finds Midwest sector lackluster for April.
Company upholds its forecast for full year 2016 despite signaling industry headwinds.
The results missed analysts' expectations, and the stock took a hit.
Cliffs said it will start in June, and United Taconite will begin later this year.
Maple Plain contract manufacturer saw a slowdown in industrial production orders.
Three of 3M's five units saw organic sales gains. The electronics and energy unit was hurt by a big drop in consumer electronics sales.
The company's newer products made up more than 35 percent of sales.
Businesses are paying for housing, education even buying other companies to find workers.
Executives stuck to their forecast of sales and profits under pressure throughout 2016.
The purchase means Taylor Corp. is acquiring the assets of one of its largest customers.
Sales in Europe and Asia were strong but not enough to offset U.S. declines.
Change of control agreements apply to top executives who leave the combined company within two years.
A Waconia sod farmer has teamed with an industrial manufacturing pro to create Sand Traxx sandals with interchangeable letters.
Valspar workers will receive between 12 and 36 weeks of pay if laid off after Sherwin Williams' $11.3 billion purchase is completed.
Steel company has two months to repay debts or leases will be terminated.
The Winona-based company said it will be slowing hiring until conditions improve.
The Bloomington glass company has forecasted passing that mark in 2016.
This time, the steel company fails to pay Minnesota $10 million it promised in December.
Deal will fortify Asia Pacific operations, company says.
Minnesota manufacturers barely grew in March, and the pace of growth slowed so much that the state is performing worse than half of its regional…
The Federal Bureau of Prisons said Denny Hecker, incarcerated since 2010 for defrauding auto lenders and the U.S bankruptcy court, will be released in 2018 instead of 2019 without specifying why.
Stock falls as investors look for more but company expresses confidence.
Strong sales and lower raw material costs boosted the adhesives maker.
United Taconite plant and mine in Forbes and Eveleth will reopen later this year.
Officials say that market conditions for brick have failed to recover.
Shares rose nearly $20 on the news Sherwin-Williams will buy the firm, but long-term effects here aren't clear.
Determined to keep employers expanding in Minnesota, not elsewhere, the state has promised more than $25 million to companies over the past two years.
A new Starkey hearing aid called the Muse is designed to bring full music sound to the ears of baby boomers and others.
The federal court approved a move after fired executive Jerry Ruzicka dropped an ESOP claim against the company.
Cliffs will restart one of its taconite plants and recall 540 workers laid off in January.
Motorcycle co-branding with Jack Daniel's whiskey and Red Wing Shoes is a first for Medina-based Polaris.
They will co-sponsor educational and science events across the globe.
The new space, with an open design and a lot of natural light, has longtime scientists for the Maplewood company looking forward to moving.
The much smaller company now concentrates or cloud-based storage and data security companies.
The company's fourth-quarter loss widened and it undertook cost-saving steps.
Industrial downturn and currency woes are factors.
Minnesota manufacturers showed growth in February.
Its animal care division doubled its sales, leading to $1.4B in total sales.
Two nature-inspired dresses that took 3 countries and 400 hours each to make debuted this week on N.Y. runway
Negative foreign currency translations hit hard, claiming 5 percent of 4Q and annual sales.
Chemical products firm hit by Venezuelan crisis.
A few days before Christmas, 1,400 employees of Starkey Hearing Technologies gathered on the company’s Eden Prairie campus for a pep talk. It had been…
The company forecast 4 percent sales growth for the full fiscal year.
Company takes hit in sales at Lowe's and is struggling with effects of strong U.S. dollar.
For decades, Joey BigBear lifted spirits with his smiles, kind deeds and the chili, fry bread and grilled fare he showered on Minneapolis’ homeless, recovering…
With its stock trading at just 65 cents a share, Imation Corp. was notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it no longer complies with standards required to have its stock listed on the exchange, Imation officials announced Monday.
CEO Vicki Holt called it a strong end to a good year for the Maple Plain injection molding firm.
The company warned of a big impairment charge for its Valves and Controls unit.
The company had said a sale was possible, but has decided to expand the business instead.
60,000 Minnesotans work in jobs shaped by recycling, MPCA reports
State factories lead region, but still face pressures.
The federal Bureau of Prisons declined to say why he was moved.
Minnesota's two premier off-road vehicle makers are battling in court once again.
It's his second lawsuit against the company.
Company lost about $30 million from idling iron ore plants in Minnesota and Michigan amid industry restructuring.
Stock spikes despite impact of strong dollar.
A fired executive assistant sued Starkey Laboratories late Wednesday for allegedly breaching an employment contract, while the company responded with claims that she stole from a secret fund.
Latest deal involves a foam adhesives business.
Starkey Laboratories' ousted president on Friday sued the company, while the firm's attorney said the former official had stolen millions of dollars.
Fastenal Co.’s fourth-quarter profit fell 5.5 percent and came in just below Wall Street expectations, dented by lower demand from oil and gas customers and…
The strong end to 2015 is expected to carry into '16.
Layoffs were announced amid financial struggles.
Magnetation's Bovey plant is its second to go idle since April.
That is on top of the $155 million charge it took against third-quarter earnings for the very same reason.
CEO calls $157M deal "transformational" for Roseville chemical firm.
Strong dollar, other factors thump Minnesota, Midwest manufacturers.
Essar must begin payments in February and must pay at least $10 million to the state by March 31. The remaining $56 million of the loan will then be repaid in 16 quarterly installments beginning in 2017.
Starkey Hearing Technologies officials say the company is not under federal investigation for criminal wrongdoing but is instead a victim of a possible crime.
Company says that 2016 sales should grow 1 to 3 percent.
Steering issues, fires and oil leaks were a concern in its second recall of 2015.
More than a half-dozen Minnesota vendors still owed more than $18M
Donaldson Co. hired Imation's former CFO as its own chief financial officer.Scott Robinson, 49, will start in his new position Tuesday, the company said.The Bloomington-based…
The company is now current on $20 million in payments to state vendors.
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