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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.
Northland chain started small, eventually grew to 270 stores.
Federal Cartridge in Anoka was assisted in its $33.9M expansion project with a loan and a grant.
The company also absorbed a one-time payment to settle a product liability case.
The 1 million gallons collected greatly exceeded expectations.
Sales are still expected to grow 2 to 5 percent by 2020.
The project should help energy cooperative better manage consumption.
Minnesota's factory employment numbers grew in October, but the state is still in negative-growth territory while the region lags the nation.
Company misses Wall Street sales expectations as slumping energy sales, currencies hurt quarter
With help from 3-D printing acquisitions, Proto Labs reported third-quarter results Thursday that handily beat Wall Street expectations. Still officials predicted economic headwinds for the…
CEO says restructuring of iron ore giant is nearly complete.
Ecolab Inc. has sold the U.S. bathroom-cleaning business it recently bought from Swisher Hygiene.The bathroom division, which generated about $28 million a year in sales,…
Foreign currency exchanges and recent acquisitions helped Pentair PLC report a robust third quarter with sales growth of 9 percent. The pump-and-filtration giant, which is…
CEO Inge Thulin noted a 'challenging macro environment' and said the company was positioned to do well as economy improves.
Sales were down 20 percent in third quarter, despite promotions that cut into bottom line.
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.
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