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The maker of 3-D printers withdrew its full-year forecast; stock fell 10.5%.
While successes in the 3-D printing of human tissues and transplantable organs are still far away, Stratasys and other industrial companies have made headway introducing 3-D printing technology into the medical realm.
All 400 workers should be returning to Mountain Iron plant over next two weeks.
The Golden Valley maker of cleaning machines cut its forecast for the year.
Foreign currency translations hurt growth across all business units.
While Polaris continues to grow, Arctic Cat is struggling.
Proceeds of a mandatory sale of its liquid finishing business led to the gains.
Polaris motorcycle sales soar, but international sales were pinched by strong U.S. dollar.
Inventory levels are too high at dealerships, but executives said the firm’s long-range plan is on track.
Citing market slowdown, executives lowered their outlook for rest of the year.
The agency said the company, after being fined $1.77 million in January, failed to report another injury in March.
No reason was given for why Leland Hein stepped down after 7 months in the role.
250 Sappi Fine Paper workers will be affected.
The purchase expands Donaldson’s business to a fourth country in South America.
Despite challenges, Fastenal’s 2Q earnings grew 7.5 percent
The win will help the show continue to grow and expand
Mark Lucas’ seat was one of three lost to the Clinton Group.
Bargaining could be tough in industry beset by problems.
Capital equipment purchases for small businesses are now tax-exempt.
The sale will help pay for a purchase of a company that doubled its animal health operations.
Signs are good for more growth in the fourth quarter.
The activist investor is encouraging more acquisitions.
The deal gives Brooklyn Park-based company more than 20 more stores.
Missed expectations will affect 2015 forecast.
Building resurgence buoys the Bloomington glassmaker.
Capital Safety makes harnesses and other safety equipment used on construction sites and other hazardous settings.
Deal making by Minnesota companies quickened this year, with three of the state’s biggest companies involved in $1 billion transactions over the last nine days alone.
The Minnesota company will spend $25M on the addition to a business it bought last year.
Animal Health International is a lower-margin business offers high growth opportunity for the Mendota Heights company.
The company that makes machines that crank out credit cards is on the fast track for growth
Workers flock to three game rooms at lunch, regularly host charity auctions and have even formed teams to stay up all night building websites for charities.
$3 million project will get $307,300 in state money.
U.S. manufacturers are also concerned about ozone regulations.
Graco’s new chemical pump can store four days’ worth of solar power.
The expansion should add 20 jobs to St. Cloud operation.
Report shows agriculture and energy sectors pull back
The move to Shakopee will let Polaris consolidate its storage.
Paint and coatings maker Valspar Corp. saw sales drop 7 percent during the second quarter after an expected decline in North American paint orders and continued pressure from negative currency translations, officials announced Wednesday.
The donation and a new learning center at Toro’s Bloomington headquarters are named in honor of longtime CEO David Lilly.
Lawn mower maker credits good spring weather, bigger retail presence and new products.
The company’s results met expectations and were driven by double-digit sales of dental supplies.
Bloomington-based filtration maker blames sagging farm and mining equipment sales.
The Clinton Group won three of embattled firm’s board seats, including the one currently held by the company’s CEO.
The loan will be forgiven if the plane manufacturer meets certain goals set by the state.
Gratitude, a quick mind and quicker hands helped Norton Erickson use whatever he had — and use it well — as he built a successful…
Current CEO James Prokopanko is retiring this summer.
The St. Paul-based company confirmed that Gildersleeve was among the eight dead in the Philadelphia derailment.
The ATV and snowmobile maker will spend $27 million on Thief River Falls and St. Cloud plant updates.
Almost 90 percent of those surveyed by Enterprise Minnesota said they were confident about the future.
Hedge fund said the Plymouth bedmaker had made progress on its recommendations.
Officials had warned last month about tough market conditions.
Imation and Select Comfort are among activists’ latest targets.
The union and company came to an agreement late Wednesday that reduces the number of workers affected from 700 to 400.
Results were better than analysts expected, but stock still down.Imation posts 1Q loss.
Iron ore company on Minnesota’s Iron Range says operations and pay will continue.
Filtration firm said 2015 revenue, earnings will be less than forecast.
The purchase will double the Mendota Heights company’s veterinary supply business.
The Creighton University report for April allayed fears after a worrisome March.
The company cited soft engine product sales, weak China industrial orders and impact from the strong American dollar.
The Iron Range’s Magnetation faces the possible loss of part-owner A.K. Steel’s business.
During global cutbacks, the state could even gain jobs if an iron facility moves ahead.
Iron workers, neighbors worry about next job as global taconite crisis hits home and downturn in steel industry costs 1,100 jobs in Minnesota.
The Federal Reserve report was weaker than analysts expected.
Increased staffing and vending machines helped.
The firm’s eighth center there comes as CEO lauds the country’s market.
Investment depends on whether it gets property tax subsidies.
Company blamed surprise move on stronger dollar, slower orders.
As Andersen opens a newly expanded plant in Bayport, it says it also will expand in North Branch and Cottage Grove.
Toro product cuts turf chemical use by 7 to 14 percent — making it more friendly for the environment and pocketbook.
A key economic report shows slower growth for nine Midwestern states.
The move comes after U.S. Steel announced earlier this month that it would idle its plant in Keewatin.
The price represents a nearly 20 percent premium for a cabinet maker fresh off an earnings turnaround.
“What’s the saying? ‘Get used to disappointment,’ ” said Scott Anderson, chief economist at Bank of The West.
The N.Y. investment firm seeks three board seats in a move opposed by management.
Walk into the Periscope ad agency in downtown Minneapolis on any given day and it’s possible to bump into a basset hound, puggle, Shih…