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Company expects new machines to increase auto and aerospace contracts.
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.
Foreign currency exchange rates and lower paint sales were factors.
Richard D. Howell Sr. lived just the way he ran track — steady, fast and proud. The 89-year-old south Minneapolis native had just won the…
Manufacturers dominated the Star Tribune 100 list of public companies, comprising a third of the state’s heftiest revenue generators in 2015. 3M and General Mills…
With inventory built up after a mild winter and cold spring, the firm has lowered its guidance.
The company doesn't plan to replace Morgan, who spent 29 years with the company.
The Minnesota Vikings have named 3M Co. the team’s official “science partner.” As part of the 10-year deal announced Tuesday, a 4,800-square-foot banner bearing 3M’s…
The suit claims that materials debonded in the mouths of patients.
The nearly dissolved Imation Corp. announced Tuesday that it will operate in the future as a holding company with a single California-based subsidiary that focuses…
The Austin, Texas, event was only the third held outside Minnesota.
The maker of 3-D printers also reported adjusted earnings in the black.
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.
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