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3M Takes Headquarters 100% Renewable - ThomasNet
Whether you see it as greenwashing or genuine environmental stewardship, many companies these days are making ambitious commitments relating to sustainability and emissions.

The latest is 3M, who has announced its goal to run on 100% renewable energy in every facility globally. But the maker of industrial adhesives is taking it one step further than most: it made its renewable energy goal effective at its headquarters immediately following the announcement.
corporate-headquarters  3M  sustainable-development  green-buildings  Around-the-web  this-week-451  minneapolis  minnesota 
march 2019 by areadevelopment
The Bitter Battle to Turn an Old Factory Into a 21st Century 'Eco-Village' - WIRED
Today, all that remains of the Ford factory is an expansive tract of bare land in the middle of the middle-class Highland Park neighborhood, where a lone smokestack juts up from the old steam plant.
this-week-430  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  Ford  urban-planning  urban-revitalization  economic-development  industrial-real-estate 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Brain Gain: Professionals Find Niche in Rural Upper Midwest - Daily Yonder
Winchester looked at Census data to show that the so-called rural “brain drain” popularized in the 2009 book “Hollowing Out the Middle” is being countered by “brain gain.” Rural communities may be losing high school graduates, but they’re gaining residents with more skills and education, according to studies in Minnesota and Nebraska. In Minnesota, Winchester found that most rural Minnesota counties have gained 30- to 49-year-olds, early- to mid-career Minnesotans with significant resources and connections. 
workforce-mobility  diaspora  leading-locations  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  minnesota  wisconsin  Around-the-web  brain-drain  brain-gain  midwest  regional-reports  this-week-427-top  sfp-insider-7-13-2018 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Minnesota Manufacturers Face Potential Labor Shortage - US News
An annual manufacturing survey by a Minnesota industry organization shows the sector may face labor shortages.
regional-reports  midwest  minnesota  u.s.-manufacturing  labor  labor-shortages  skilled-labor  skills-gap  Around-the-web  this-week-425 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Looking ahead for the Twin Ports - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
District Spotlight: Outreach visit to Duluth-Superior shows a region trying to find a complement—not a replacement—for its high-value legacy industries
economic-analysis  regional-reports  midwest  minnesota  Michigan  Around-the-web  this-week-421 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Forget the Midwest. Minnesota Casts Itself as the North - WSJ
It won’t help the Vikings but to solve its population problem, the state is branding itself as ‘the North’; ‘Sick of being this afterthought in this afterthought called the Midwest’ .
this-week-411  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  economic-development  site-selection 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Sky's the limit for clean-energy jobs in Minnesota, across U.S. - StarTribune.com
As wind and solar energy have grown, they've created a tide of jobs nationwide in fields from construction to manufacturing. Renewable energy jobs, most of which are in wind and solar, grew by 16 percent to around 6,200 in Minnesota from 2015 to 2016, according to a recent study by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota, an industry-led nonprofit. 
minnesota  midwest  regional-reports  industry-reports  industry-clusters  green-economy  energy  solar-power  wind-energy  industry-organizations 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
America's Top States for Business 2017 - CNBC
Washington leads the league in America’s Top States for Business ranking in 2017. The economy grew 3.7% in 2016, nearly two and a half times the national rate. The state boasts the nation’s largest concentration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workers, and follows California in the most patents filed last year.
Around-the-web  top-states-for-business  ranking  regional-reports  Washington  north-carolina  texas  minnesota  Georgia  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Regional Report: Midwest Economy Buffeted by the Winds of Change - Area Development
There have been ups and downs in the world of Midwest auto manufacturing, but the region has also shown growth in the technology, agribusiness, and logistics/distribution sectors.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  area-development-features  Matt  midwest  Michigan  indiana  illinois  minnesota  wisconsin  ohio  automotive-industry  agribusiness  logistics  regional-reports 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Enhanced Resource Centers Plans Call Center In Wilmar, Minnesota - Area Development
Florida-based Enhanced Resource Centers plans to lease the former Kandiyohi Power Cooperative building at 1311 N. Highway 71 in Willmar, Minnesota. The facility will be used for a call center.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  call-centers  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
U.S. Bank Plans $250 Million Data Center In Chaska, Minnesota - Area Development
U.S. Bank will build a $250 million, 56,000-square foot data center, in partnership with Dallas-based Stream Data Centers, in Chaska, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  financial-industry  financial-services  data-centers  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Ovative/group Plans New Headquarters Expansion In Minneapolis, Minnesota - Area Development
Ovative/group, a fast-growing digital marketing, analytics and measurement firm, will invest $2.1 million and create 100 jobs when it expands to a new building in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  minneapolis  midwest  digital-media  jobs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
MME Group Expands Its Maplewood, Minnesota, Production Center - Area Development
MME group, a leading vertically integrated contract manufacturer, recently expanded its manufacturing center by 10,000 square feet in Maplewood, Minnesota. The plant is located 4 miles from its world headquarters in Vadnais Heights, which is 11 miles north of St. Paul.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Ireland-Based Kerry Expands Manufacturing Facility In Rochester, Minnesota - Area Development
Kerry, an Ireland based food ingredients, taste and nutrition company, plans a $18.1 million expansion of its manufacturing facility in Rochester, Minnesota. The project is the first phase of a larger facility expansion project planned at $28.6 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  ireland  location-USA  FDI  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Swan Machine Inc. Expands Grand Rapids, Minn. Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
A company that specializes in building customized precision-machined components, Swan Machine Inc. plans a $1.9 million expansion at its manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Federal Cartridge Co. Expands Manufacturing Facility In Anokam, Minnesota - Area Development
Federal Cartridge Co., owned by Vista Outdoor, a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets, plans to create 50 jobs and invest $33.9 million on upgrades and capacity expansion at its manufacturing facility in Anokam, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing  digital-media  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Biomerics Plans Manufacturing Plant In Brooklyn Park, Minnesota - Area Development
Contract medical device manufacturer Biomerics LLC plans to invest $6.5 million and create 120 high-paying jobs at a new facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  medical  medical-device  jobs  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Arctic Cat Inc Relocates Headquarters To Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota - Area Development
Arctic Cat Inc., a company designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles, side-by-sides and snowmobiles in addition to related parts, completed moving its corporate headquarters to the North Loop area of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  minnesota  minneapolis  corporate-headquarters 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Microbiologics Inc. Expands Its Headquarters Complex In St. Cloud, Minnesota - Area Development
Microbiologics Inc., a worldwide supplier of microorganisms and lab-testing products, will build a 30,000-square-foot addition and create 35 jobs in an expansion and renovation of its headquarters in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  minnesota  bioscience  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Wagner SprayTech Expands Plymouth, Minnesota, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
A company that specializes in manufacturing and marketing paint sprayers, applicators and decorating products nationally and internationally for the consumer and contractor markets, Wagner SprayTech Corp. plans to renovate and construct an addition to the company’s headquarters in Plymouth, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  headquarters  corporate-headquarters  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
CEI Capital Management Tax Credits To Viracon to Expand Owatonna, Minnesota, Operations - Area Development
Viracon, Inc., an architectural glass specialty manufacturer, will expand its operations in Owatonna, Minnesota. The company has received $15 million in New Markets Tax Credit capacity from CEI Capital Management LLC.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  glass  minnesota  midwest 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
How to win the global manufacturing race - StarTribune.com
How can Minnesota continue to be competitive in manufacturing? The 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index provides a road map that will help create jobs and a vibrant economy. Here’s a top-five list of manufacturing competitiveness drivers...
minnesota  STUDIES  competitiveness  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-359 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
3M Opens Design Center In St. Paul, Minnesota - Area Development
3M, the global innovation company recognized for diversified technology and collaborative problem solving, opened its new 3M Design Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazon To Open Minneapolis, Minnesota, Technology Center - Area Development
Amazon will open a new technology development center in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company will create 100 full-time, technology-focused jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  minnesota  midwest  technology-center  amzon  retail  ecommerce  minneapolis  jobs  high-tech  tech  technology 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Stern Rubber Co Expands Its Aitkin, Minnesota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Stern Rubber Co., a custom rubber molder and extruder, specializing in bonding rubber to metal and other materials, plans to double the size of a manufacturing facility in Aitkin, Minnesota. The company will invest $1.26 million to expand its plant from 10,000 square feet to 20,000 square feet.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  rubber-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Louisiana-Pacific Begins Process To Build Wood Siding Plant In Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota - Area Development
Louisiana-Pacific, a publicly traded global leader in engineered wood building products, received approval and incentives from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board to build a $440 million wood siding plant on 900-acres at the Laskin Energy Park in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  engineering  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  wood-products  lumber 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Kraft Heinz Expands New Ulm, Minnesota, Production Center - Area Development
Global food and beverage company Kraft Heinz will invest more than $100 million and add 50 jobs in an expansion of its production facilities in New Ulm, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  food-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Pace Industries Expands Maple Lake, Minnesota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
A company that specializes in die casting, Pace Industries will invest $6.3 million to add 60,000 square feet at its manufacturing complex and make adjustments to expand an existing structure in Maple Lake, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Corvida Medical Plans Expansion Of Eagan, Minnesota, Operations Center - Area Development
Medical device startup Corvida Medical is planning a $3.1 million manufacturing facility expansion in Eagan, Minnesota. The company will produce closed-system drug transfer products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  medical  manufacturing  operations-center  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  startup 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Hearth & Home Technologies Expands Its Lake City, Minnesota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Hearth & Home Technologies, a manufacturer of fireplace products, plans a $1.45 million expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Lake City, Minnesota. The company plans to hire 37 additional associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Wagner SprayTech Plans Major Distribution Hub In Otsego, Minnesota - Area Development
Wagner SprayTech plans to build a 270,000-square-foot, $15 million distribution facility, 32.4 miles northwest of Minneapolis, in Otsego, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  distribution-facility  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Monteris Medical Expands Plymouth, Minnesota, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Monteris Medical, a privately held company developing innovative laser-based MRI-guided neuroablation tools and solutions, opened a new facility in Plymouth, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  medical  medical-device  medical-industry 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Cirrus Plans Aircraft Painting-Finishing Plant In Duluth, Minnesota - Area Development
Aircraft manufacturer Cirrus is building a $12.7 million, 68,000-square-foot, painting and finishing facility at Duluth Airport Industrial Park, near the company’s existing operations, that will create 150 new jobs in Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  Aerospace  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  midwest 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
3M Opens $150 Million R&D Lab On Its St. Paul, Minnesota, Headquarters Campus - Area Development
3M is strengthening its scientific capabilities with the opening of its new, nearly 470,000 square foot, state-of-the-art R&D lab at its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  headquarters  midwest  research&development 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Calyxt Plans Headquarters-Research Facility In Roseville, Minnesota - Area Development
Agricultural biotech firm Calyxt Inc. has been approved for a $477,000 grant from the state’s Job Creation Fund for a new headquarters and research facility in Roseville, Minnesota. The firm expects to create over 60 new jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  minnesota  midwest  jobs  research-center  agriculture  agribusiness  biotech  bioscience  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Sil-Pro LLC Expands Corporate Campus In Delano, Minnesota - Area Development
Contract medical device manufacturer Sil-Pro LLC is planning an $11 million expansion of its corporate campus. The company is located west of Minneapolis in the Twin Cities Metro Area in Delano, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  medical-device  medical  minneapolis  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Industrial Diversification Helps Midwest Meet Today’s Economic Challenges
The economy of the Midwest is being whipsawed these days, as some robustly positive trends struggle to offset some negative ones, and the tensions manifest themselves in development as well as in the economy as a whole.
economic-development  site-selection  midwest  manufacturing  regional-reports  area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  indiana  illinois  iowa  wisconsin  minnesota  ohio  missouri  Michigan  side-insider-1-20-16 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Creganna Medical Opens State-Of-The-Art Manufacturing Hub In Plymouth, Minnesota - Area Development
A company that specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies, Creganna Medical significantly expanded its operations in Plymouth, Minnesota. The company opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  medical-device  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Sweetwater Energy Plans $52.8 Million Biotechnology Manufacturing Plant In Mountain Iron, Minnesota - Area Development
Sweetwater Energy plans to build an approximately $52.8 million biomass-to-biochemical facility on 52-acres off US 169 in Mountain Iron, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  energy  biotech 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Firms In Alexandria, Litchfield, And Otsego, Minnesota, Plan Expansion With State Grants - Area Development
Three Minnesota companies; Alexandria Extrusion Co. in Alexandria, Anderson-Crane Co. in Litchfield and P&F Machining Inc. in Otsego, plan to invest $12.1 million on expansion projects with Job Creation Fund grants.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Arctic Cat Inc. Relocates Corporate Headquarters To North Loop In Minneapolis, Minnesota - Area Development
A company that designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles, side-by-sides and snowmobiles, in addition to related parts, Arctic Cat Inc. will move its corporate headquarters from Plymouth to the North Loop area of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  minneapolis  minnesota  midwest 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Four Minnesota Firms Plan More Than $16 Million In Expansion Projects With State Incentives - Area Development
Four companies in Minneapolis, Windom, Wyoming and Mendota Heights plan more than $16 million in expansion projects, with $2.37 million in assistance from the state’s Job Creation Fund. The projects are expected to create 525 new jobs in Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  minneapolis  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Lifecore Biomedical Plans $18 Million Expansion In Chaska, Minnesota - Area Development
Biomaterials manufacturing firm Lifecore Biomedical will invest $18 million and create 68 jobs in an expansion of its facilities in Chaska, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  jobs  bioscience  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
The Tale of an Anxious Economic Recovery, Told by a Revived Textile Mill - The New York Times
The company’s trajectory parallels the course of the overall American recovery in the last six years. Growth has resumed and hiring has picked up, but a lingering unease remains, with workers in particular wondering how long the good times will last, and whether this is as good as it gets.
u.s.-manufacturing  minnesota  economic-recovery  Around-the-web  this-week-317  textiles-clothing-industries 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Sportech Inc. Plans $6.5 Million Expansion At Its Elk River, Minnesota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Sportech Inc. will invest $6.5 million in an expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Elk River, Minnesota, increasing its workforce by 43 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Bayer CropScience Opens SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center In Shakopee, Minnesota - Area Development
Bayer CropScience opened its SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center, a $12 million, 135,000-square-foot facility on 11 acres in Shakopee, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  minnesota  midwest  agriculture 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
America's Top States for Business: Minnesota - CNBC
We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse array of business and policy experts, official government sources, the CNBC Global CFO Council and the states themselves.
minnesota  top-states-for-business  this-week-311  Around-the-web  state-rankings 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Dubow Textile Invests $1.5 Million To Expand Its St. Cloud, Minnesota, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Dubow Textile Inc., a custom garment decorator, is expanding its workforce by 20 employees and building a 21,000-square-foot addition at its operations in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The company is investing $1.5 million to expand and modify its current facility at 455 Lincoln Ave. NE. The project will be the company’s third expansion in the last five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  midwest  minnesota  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  textiles-clothing-industries 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Blattner Energy Inc. Expands Its Headquarters-Operations Hub In Avon, Minnesota - Area Development
Power generation contractor Blattner Energy Inc. is investing $6.2 million to expand and renovate its headquarters in Avon, Minnesota. The company plans to create 12 new jobs at the site.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  headquarters  minnesota  midwest  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Minnesota workers in short supply as manufacturers try to grow - Finance & Commerce
Manufacturing executives remain concerned about a skilled worker shortage as baby boomers retire and fewer young people pursue careers in the sector, according to an Enterprise Minnesota survey.
skilled-labor  workforce-development  u.s.-manufacturing  skills-gap  minnesota  regional-reports  executive-surveys  this-week-306  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Arctic Cat Plans $27 Million Expansion At Its Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, Minnesota, Manufacturing Centers - Area Development
A manufacturer of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles, Arctic Cat Inc. plans to invest nearly $27 million in its production facilities in Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, Minnesota. The investment is expected to result in the creation of approximately 50 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  minnesota  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Luekens Village Foods In Bemidji, Minnesota, Trains Workforce With State Job Skills Grant - Area Development
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded Optivation-Bemidji State University a $49,572 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train 43 leaders of Lueken’s Village Foods in south Bemidji, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  workforce-training  minnesota  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Olympus Opens Surgical Innovation Center, R&D-Manufacturing Facility In Brooklyn Park, Minnesota - Area Development
Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, opened its state-of-the-art Surgical Innovation Center, which includes a medical device research & development and manufacturing facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  research&development  technology  minnesota  midwest  medical-industry  medical-device  medtech 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
LSR Opens Design Center In Eagan, Minnesota - Area Development
LSR, a leading provider of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules and wireless product development, including RF design, embedded software, mobile app development, and EMC testing, relocated its Hudson, Wisconsin, office to a new design center located in Eagan, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  wireless-technology 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Rahr Malting Corporation Plans $68 Million Expansion At Its Shakopee, Minnesota, Manufacturing Hub - Area Development
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded $610,000 in Job Creation Fund resources to Rahr Malting Corporation, as an incentive to assist the company with its $68 million expansion in Shakopee, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Andersen Corporation Invests $45 Million To Expand Its Cottage Grove and North Branch, Minnesota, Operations - Area Development
Andersen Corporation, the country’s largest window and door manufacturer, will invest more than $45 million in facilities and equipment as part of a major expansion in Cottage Grove and North Branch, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  minnesota  midwest  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
GNP Company Plans Two-Phase Expansion At Its Cold Spring and St. Cloud, Minnesota, Production Centers - Area Development
GNP Company, the Midwest's leading producer of premium natural chicken under the Just BARE and Gold'n Plump brand labels, started the first phase of a two-phase expansion plan for its operations in Cold Spring and St. Cloud, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  food-processing 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Belgium-Based Cardio3 BioSciences Opens Operations Hub In Rochester, Minnesota - Area Development
Belgium-based Cardio3 BioSciences, a leader in the discovery and development of engineered cell therapies, plans to open a new 11,000- square foot U.S.-based manufacturing facility at the Minnesota Bio Business Center in downtown Rochester, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  minnesota  midwest  bioscience  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Werner Electric Expands Cottage Grove, Minnesota, Operations Hub - Area Development
A 95-year-old wholesale distributor of automation, datacomm, electrical, energy, lighting, and switchgear products and services, Werner Electric plans to expand its headquarters, regional distribution center and office facility in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  headquarters  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Smiths Medical Relocates Headquarters To Plymouth, Minnesota, With State Assistance - Area Development
Smiths Medical, an Arden Hills-based medical device maker, plans to move its headquarters to Plymouth, Minnesota. The company will receive $877,133 in funding from the Minnesota Job Creation Fund.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  medical-industry  medical-device  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  headquarters 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Design Ready Controls Plans $9.5 Million Expansion In Brooklyn Park, Minnesota - Area Development
Design Ready Controls Inc., a manufacturer of electrical control panels for original equipment manufacturers in the HVAC, oil and gas, water and alternative energy markets, plans a $9.5 million expansion of its operations center in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Currently based in northeast Minneapolis, the firm plans to build a 100,000-square-foot facility in Brooklyn Park that will consolidate its office and warehouse/production space.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  warehouse-facility  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Columbia Gear Corporation Gets Workforce Training With Minnesota Incentive Grant - Area Development
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development awarded St. Cloud Technical and Community College a $300,000 Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program grant to train the workforce at Columbia Gear Corporation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  workforce-development  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  aerospace  wind-energy 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Businesses In Porter And Bird Island, Minnesota, Expand Operations With State Incentives - Area Development
Two businesses in southwestern Minnesota cities of Porter and Bird Island plan to expand their production centers with assistance from the Greater Minnesota Job Expansion Program.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Belgium-Based Cardio3 BioSciences To Open Facility In Rochester, Minnesota - Area Development
Cardio3 BioSciences, a Belgium company that develops biopharmaceutical therapies to treat heart diseases, plans to invest $1.5 million to open its first U.S. facility in Rochester, Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  bioscience  location-usa  fdi  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
The Miracle of Minneapolis - The Atlantic
No other place mixes affordability, opportunity, and wealth so well. What’s its secret?
metros  minneapolis  minnesota  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Brennan Investment Group Acquires a 355,185 Square Foot Distribution Facility In New Hope, Minnesota - Area Development
Brennan Investment Group, LLC, a private real estate investment firm that acquires, develops, and operates industrial facilities, acquired a 355,185 square foot distribution facility in New Hope, Minnesota. The city is a submarket within the greater St. Paul-Minneapolis market.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  distribution-centers  minnesota  midwest  minneapolis 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Four Minnesota Businesses Invests A Total Of $12.8 Million In Expansion Projects - Area Development
Four businesses, PurNet Inc. in Worthington, Step Saver Inc. in Morton, and Monsanto in Olivia and Glyndon plan to invest a total of $12.8 million in plant expansion projects in Minnesota.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  minnesota  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
State Grants Assists Magnum Machining In Crow Wing County, Minnesota, With Expansion Project - Area Development
Magnum Machining, located in the Crow Wing County cities of Deerwood and Ironton, Minnesota, was awarded a $50,000 state Job Training Incentive Pilot grant to train their workforce.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  minnesota  midwest  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  workforce-development  workforce  jobs  matt  workforce-training 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Federal Package Network Invests $7.2 Million In Chanhassen, Minnesota, Operations - Area Development
Federal Package Network Inc., which designs, manufacturers and fills containers for the health and beauty industry, is moving its operations, with plans to increase its workforce by 37 employees to Chanhassen, Minnesota.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Smiths Medical To Relocate Global Headquarters To Plymouth, Minnesota - Area Development
Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, plans to move its global headquarters from its existing location in Arden Hills to a new facility in Plymouth, Minnesota. The transition process is expected to begin in 2015 and be completed in 2016.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
TEAM Industries Plans $7.8 Million Expansion In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota - Area Development
TEAM Industries, a company that specializes in manufacturing drivetrains and other components for vehicles, is planning a $7.8 million expansion at its production facility in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.
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november 2014 by areadevelopment
Rambow Plans To Expand Its Operations Center In New London, Minnesota - Area Development
Rambow Inc., a company that specializes in custom embroidery and screen-printed apparel and promotional items, plans to expand its operations center and create 15 full-time jobs as it increases its sales outside of Minnesota. According to the firm, Rambow will invest $507,000 to expand its facilities by 12,288 square feet in New London, Minnesota.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
Unison Comfort Technologies Will Expand Its Minneapolis, Minnesota, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Unison Comfort Technologies, a manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for the commercial sector, will invest $627,000 to expand its facilities in north Minneapolis, Minnesota, with plans to add 75 jobs.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
10 Skills that can Launch a Fulfilling Manufacturing Career - TwinCities.com
Technology educators in Minnesota have become more aware of the opportunities that manufacturers now offer, and are steering their programs toward manufacturing skill sets.
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september 2014 by areadevelopment
Park Industries Expands Its St. Cloud, Minnesota Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Stone-processing equipment manufacturer Park Industries Inc. plans to invest in its operations and expand its facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The company, which makes equipment for cutting, polishing and shaping natural and engineered stone, said it plans to add 33,760 square feet of production space to its facility at 6301 Saukview Drive.
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september 2014 by areadevelopment
Menasha Packaging Will Invest $7 Million To Expand Its Lakeville, Minnesota, Production Center - Area Development
Corrugated display and packaging manufacturer Menasha Packaging will invest $7 million in an expansion of its operations in Lakeville, Minnesota. The company plans to add about 126,000 square feet at its manufacturing facility in the Airlake Industrial Park, 8085 220th St. W., where it has operated since 1969.
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august 2014 by areadevelopment
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