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The parent company of Hill Bros. Coffee and Chock Full O'Nuts has partnered with the tiny, Minnesota-based operation to convert millions of pounds of roasted coffee-bean waste into commercial fertilizer.
Costs piled high for Polaris Industries last year as it tackled recall after recall of its recreational vehicles due to fire hazards.The $4.5 billion Medina-based…
The merger was supposed to close by the end of April.
ATV heat shield woes prompt 47 fires, four minor injuries
The Maplewood-based company's safety-education efforts have caught the eye of regulators as well as customers.
Five VA hospitals will produce prostheses and other customized devices.
Scott Safety will add new breathing protection products and $570 million in sales to 3M's portfolio.
The Ferrara gummy bear factory that shut in Winona a year ago, displacing 125 workers, will soon reopen as a maker of gummy vitamins for cats and dogs.
In its waning days as an independent company, Valspar Corp. reported quarterly earnings reflecting the challenges that partly led to a merger agreement with rival…
The 3-D printing company expects to still lose money in fiscal 2017, but sales are improving.
Company is giving state, Thief River Falls the first chance to make a pitch.
Medical equipment and machinery remained top sellers, with dairy products seeing the biggest uptick in demand.
Downturn in ammunition market spurs the layoffs.
Latest notice covers 13,500 off-road recreational vehicles.
Larry Lukis' vision led to $298M annual revenue, 1,700 workers.
The government's case mentions improper payments and unreported income including more than $100,000 for personal golf membership fees.
Minnesota growth challenged by ongoing ag sector weakness.
Canadian judge rules Arctic Cat did not violate snowmobile patents.
Project won state funding and will result in 100 more workers.
New agreement with SEIU Local 26 covers 500 Twin Cities janitors.
Oil sector is improving while institutional business strong
Janna Marlene Wood was with the Shakopee Police Department just six months when Halloween rolled around in 2013. Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate walked into…
State ranks fifth in mining of iron, sand and gravel.
Minnesota is a hotbed for the trend, which comes after years of stagnation.
3-D printing sales up at the Maple Plain-based manufacturer.
Contract adds sick days, modest pay raises, but ends retiree health care.
Accidents on the job are down in Minnesota but are still costly to employers
New entity, Mesabi Metallic, hopes to restart and finish construction in Nashwauk in two years.
Housing rebound trickles down to door and window maker.
Creighton University survey also shows the highest business confidence level in six years.
Filtration company also reported fourth quarter profits that were down but beat expectations.
The national women's leadership program also is BMO Financial and Rockwell Automation.
But overall sales rose 7 percent for the quarter.
Lawsuit claims trucking company, along its sister firms, wrongly withheld workers' wages after pretending to shut down.
The latest allegations involve filing false tax returns.
Valspar acquisition should finalize in 90 days, officials said.
Bringing Arctic Cat under golf cart maker Textron Inc.’s umbrella might be just the deep-pocketed shove needed to push a determined but struggling underdog into…
Textron says company facilities in Minnesota will stay largely intact
Profits fall 43.5 percent in fourth quarter after recall costs and other issues.
Earnings rose 11 percent in Q4, and company executives see better global conditions ahead.
About 1,000 Twin Cities workers could be affected after contract expires Jan. 31.
3M offers phone-compatible products that automatically adjust to background noises
A court in Spain ruled in 3M’s favor this week when it ordered a preliminary injunction against a company 3M accused of violating its patented…
Suit says mismanagement of money caused bankruptcy and $1 billion in unpaid bills
The deal will give the firm $40M in new annual revenue.
Investments in factories, employment will stay the same or rise, survey says.
Polaris will abandon its Victory Motorcycle brand as market share dwindles.
When counselors at the teen recovery center in Blaine instructed cook Celia Garcia to give each child just one helping of soup, she waited until…
Tom Tiller takes over for the upscale kitchen cabinetmaker's founder.
Expansion returned in the Midwest after a long period of weakness, Creighton University's index shows.
Federal judge says U.S. attorney was wrong to move them to federal court.
An expected surge in factory job openings means huge opportunities for job hunters, provided they know what manufacturing skills are in hot demand and where to get training.
Delivery drivers from Teamsters Local 120 voted unanimously to strike O’Reilly Auto Parts in Minnesota unless the company agrees to a renewed labor contract that…
The vehicles' fuel rails may reposition, causing a fire hazard, officials said.
The U.S. Steel-owned plant is the latest to reopen after a huge slump in the iron ore industry on the Range.
After a decade of work, the first Vision aircraft is delivered in Duluth.
Early surveys of industry leaders are optimistic after a tough year
The plastic netting maker was founded in Minneapolis in 1966.
Employees who become new parents will get 10 weeks paid and 10 weeks unpaid leave
Apogee Enterprises Inc. has acquired the assets of the Canadian curtain wall maker Sotawall Inc. for $135 million, officials announced Wednesday.Officials said the purchase should…
Executives told investors that company revenue would grow 1 to 3 percent in 2017 as the auto, aerospace, robotics and other industrial sectors improve.
Gemalto will buy unit and absorb about 450 3M employees.
Bankruptcy court must approve ERP Iron Ore's offer.
Orders to Canada, Mexico and Europe are slow, but shipments to China rise.
The ruling closes a 13-month patent disagreement against one of it its key competitors.
Regional employment index drops as Midwest loses more manufacturing positions.
The ethics violation probe will delay the company's fourth quarter and year-end financial results, but it is not expected to affect them greatly.
In exchange for its sponsorship, each founding partner will receive a customized package offering a yet-to-be disclosed "physical presence" inside the arena, plus outdoor and indoor digital signage and category exclusivity.
Honeywell app allows employees to regulate temperatures in the office and gives them building access if they forget ID.
Lakeville Motor Express in Roseville abruptly padlocked its doors this week, locking out 95 truck drivers and dock workers. Workers said they did not receive their paychecks on Wednesday.
After closing on the holidays, lines formed to get the specials of the day.
The 18,000-square-foot facility would add 26 jobs, state says.
While basic fishing boats sell well, boat makers face challenge of attracting younger buyers.
Another company is looking at the Minnesota plant, but a deal is not yet inked.
Nilfisk is tapping into the expected push to grow robotic floor-cleaning supplies.
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