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Local manufacturers see opportunity amid oil slowdown

Local manufacturers see opportunity amid oil slowdown

WILLISTON, N.D. — A product a North Dakota manufacturing company began making for one oil customer is now exported to several states.

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As oil prices slide, western ND sees manufacturing in its future

As oil prices slide, western ND sees manufacturing in its future

WILLISTON, N.D. - Business and community leaders in North Dakota's western oil patch have launched an aggressive campaign to convince more manufacturers to set up shop locally, part of a push to expand the area's economy beyond crude production and slash costs.

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Study highlights how oil money trickles out of North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. – While a new economic impact study shows that the oil and gas industry contributed $43 billion to North Dakota’s economy in 2013, it also highlights that several billion dollars left the state.

Digi-Key partners with Thief River Falls high school to train students

Digi-Key partners with Thief River Falls high school to train students

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- High school senior Julia Jones spent part of her class time last week getting paid to work at electronic components distributor Digi-Key.

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AGCO celebrates formation of first Women in Manufacturing chapter in Minnesota

AGCO celebrates formation of first Women in Manufacturing chapter in Minnesota

JACKSON, Minn. — As District 23 Sen. Julie Rosen stood perched upon the steps of a Challenger tractor Friday afternoon inside AGCO’s Intivity Center, she looked out on a sea of women dressed in red as the company celebrated the forming of the first Minnesota chapter of Women In Manufacturing.

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Survey takes pulse of Kandiyohi County business concerns

WILLMAR, Minn. — Kandiyohi County business owners see the local quality of life as one of the county’s greatest assets.

Roers Development requests industrial, truck hub site approval in Dickinson

After nearly two years of discussions, a development company presented a rezoning petition to the Dickinson Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday morning.

Titan Machinery reducing workforce by 14 percent

WEST FARGO – Titan Machinery, which has its headquarters here, is closing three of its stores and reducing its workforce by 14 percent in response to declining agriculture revenues and other pressures.

Arctic Cat acquires technical riding gear company Motorfist

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Arctic Cat, the maker of snowmobiles and other off-road vehicles in Thief River Falls, announced Monday that it has acquired an Idaho-based technical riding gear company.

TEAM Industries partners with more Minnesota schools for machine trades training

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Bagley, Minn.-based TEAM Industries announced this week that it is providing equipment and training resources to schools in Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Lake Park Audubon and Bagley, as well as apprenticeships, internships and scholarships in the machines trade program for CNC, or computer numerical control.

Plume impacts being examined at Northern Plains Nitrogen plant site

The city of Grand Forks and other stakeholders are examining if any plumes coming from a proposed nitrogen fertilizer plant near the city could affect the Grand Forks International Airport.

CNH Industrial, F-M's largest manufacturer, to lay off 80 workers

CNH Industrial, F-M's largest manufacturer, to lay off 80 workers

FARGO – CNH Industrial, the largest manufacturing concern in the area, has plans to soon lay off 80 full-time workers.

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ENERGY: Conference to focus on enhancing Bakken’s supply chain

ENERGY: Conference to focus on  enhancing Bakken’s supply chain

Williston Economic Development, DAWA Solutions team to connect manufacturers, energy producers

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AGRIBUSINESS: Set to Launch

AGRIBUSINESS: Set to Launch

North Dakota’s advancing UAS industry holds promise for ag, other industries

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Groton, SD manufacturer wins ag award

Groton, SD manufacturer wins ag award

Groton, S.D.-based Leading Edge Industries has been named a 2015 FinOvation award winner by Farm Industry News for The Load Judge.

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