GRAND FORKS, N.D. - North Dakota stands to lose billions in revenue if oil prices continue to slip, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley said Tuesday at a meeting of the Highway 2 West Manufacturers' Association in Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT
NEW YORK - Oil prices plumbed 5-1/2-year lows on Monday, pulling down emerging market assets and boosting demand for the safe-haven yen, while global equity markets slipped further after last week's rout amid nagging worries about worldwide growth.
ST. PAUL — Stories of Minnesota manufacturers finding it difficult to fill jobs abound around rural Minnesota, and some state senators are looking at ways to help.RELATED CONTENT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Manufacturing is making a comeback.RELATED CONTENT
MITCHELL, S.D. - The shortage of skilled workers remains the most important issue affecting businesses in South Dakota, David Owen, president of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said Wednesday.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON - U.S. economic activity continued to expand in October and November, with lower gasoline prices boosting consumer spending, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday.
MARSHALL, Minn. — The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council, DEED, and the SW MN Private Industry Council are partnering with the Advanced Manufacturing Education (AME) Alliance to offer the opportunity for free college classes to manufacturing businesses and workers in southwest Minnesota. These courses are offered online, at no cost to the student or employer, other than books and supplies.
JACKSON, Minn. — On the heels of some shift realignments and a reduction in its temporary workforce earlier this year, AGCO Jackson Operations last week cut 43 employees from its workforce campus-wide.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The group representing the wind energy industry is “optimistic” Congress will renew a tax credit benefitting its members by the end of the year.RELATED CONTENT
Polaris Industries has purchased the Pro Armor brand of all terrain vehicle accessories, the company announced Wednesday.
GRAND FORKS – LM Wind Power is remodeling its Grand Forks plant to accommodate the construction of longer wind turbine blades.
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission voted 4-1 Monday to approve a purchase agreement with Jennie-O Turkey Store of Willmar to buy about 40 acres of land southwest of Willmar for the proposed Priam substation.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Raven Industries Inc. announced Nov. 3 that its Engineered Films Division (EFD) has acquired Integra Plastics Inc. for approximately $48 million in cash and stock.
FARGO, N.D. - When Ebola patients are transported by air in various parts of the world, a medical stretcher made by Fargo-based Spectrum Aeromed is likely in the picture.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO, N.D. – The metro area’s largest manufacturing plant announced a round of layoffs today.