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Spectrum Aeromed equipment used in Ebola victim transport

Aid workers stricken by the Ebola virus in Africa recently were transported back to the U.S. for treatment in aircraft equipped with Fargo-based Spectrum Aeromed’s advanced life-support stretcher systems. Georgia-based Phoenix Air Group Inc. has been a Spectrum customer for about 12 years, according to Matthew Christensen, Spectrum vice president and account executive. Upon learning that its equipment was used in the mission, Christensen says Spectrum’s staff was excited, but not surprised. “Our mission is to save lives,” he says.

Door manufacturer unveils new name, new facility

West Fargo, N.D.-based door manufacturer Midland Bi-fold Doors has changed its name to Midland Door Solutions in order to better reflect its core capabilities and products as well as its growth into architectural applications, the company says.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Celebrating manufacturing in SD

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Celebrating manufacturing in SD

In South Dakota, our manufacturers play a vital role in our state’s overall economic health.

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TALK OF THE TOWN: Growing with the region

TALK OF THE TOWN: Growing with the region

Jamestown plays up its role as a regional hub

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Young entrepreneur stresses importance of leadership

Young entrepreneur stresses importance of leadership

MAPLETON, N.D. - Many people would consider the journey to the top of two companies as quick for a 30-year-old, but Kory Anderson, president of Horsch, a manufacturer of seeding, tillage and application farm equipment, and Anderson Industries, a company providing contracted welding, machining, laser cutting and other metal manufacturing services for outside companies, has been interested in farming and manufacturing from a very early age.

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Walz visits AGCO Manufacturing

JACKSON, Minn. — Rep. Tim Walz toured AGCO Manufacturing in Jackson Wednesday to tout Made-in-America manufacturing and push for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Bank promotes American manufacturing around the world and protects hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs by providing American businesses and workers with the certainty they need to compete in the global marketplace.

Bobcat grants child’s Make-a-Wish request

Bobcat grants child’s Make-a-Wish request

WEST FARGO, N.D. - Connor Menard could have gone to Disney World or Hawaii. Instead, he wanted to go to Bobcat.

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Minn. manufacturers invited to participate in statewide tour promotion

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Minnesota’s manufacturers are invited to be part of the Dream It. Do It. Statewide Tour of Manufacturing on Oct. 23-25, 2014. Across the state, businesses open their doors for tours to close out Minnesota Manufacturers’ Week.

Study: income not keeping up with rent in nearly every Minn. county

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - Renters in 84 of the Minnesota’s 87 counties are making less and paying more for rent than they did in 2000, according to a study published Thursday by the Minnesota Housing Partnership.

Minn. senator tours RELCO plant in Willmar

Minn. senator tours RELCO plant in Willmar

WILLMAR, Minn. — Martin Munoz of Pennock, Minn., used to work nights at Jennie-O Turkey Store, and he was working at turkey farms when he went to Employment Plus in Willmar looking for other opportunities.

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Bobcat marks completion of Acceleration Center in Bismarck

BISMARCK – Bobcat Co. on Tuesday celebrated the grand opening of an engineering facility that company President Rich Goldsbury said will allow the manufacturer of light construction equipment to build world-leading products into the future.

Lift towers rise on Detroit Mountain

Lift towers rise on Detroit Mountain

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Mountain is a whirlwind of activity as a new four-seasons park comes together.

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Report: Almost 1 in 7 ND private sector jobs tied to oil, gas

Report: Almost 1 in 7 ND private sector jobs tied to oil, gas

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s thriving oil and gas industry accounts for nearly one in seven private-sector jobs covered by unemployment insurance, according to data that could have a big impact on how tax revenue flows to oil-impacted cities, counties and school districts.

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Arctic Cat reports increased sales; lower earnings in early 2015

Arctic Cat, the maker of snowmobiles and ATVs with a plant in Thief River Falls, Minn., reported increased sales but lowered earnings for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015.

Uncorked moving to south Fargo location

FARGO, N.D. - Uncorked, a do-it-yourself winery in downtown Fargo, is moving from its home at 12 Broadway to a new location at 1700 32nd Ave. South.

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