2018 Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards winners
Get to know the winners of our 2018 Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards. Read More
Tips for managing risk in the food-processing industry
The food industry is in the middle of a capital-investment explosion. With recently implemented corporate-tax reforms, nearly all of the major food processors are racing to take advantage of this historic opportunity by updating outmoded plants or building entirely new facilities. Gene Sieve of Burns & McDonnell gives some insight on these changes. Read More
New executive director at Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA)
Steve Kalina has been selected as the new executive director of the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA).   Read More

The backyard shed of Jackson Jones’ Mankato home is the creative center of Primate Longboards, a new skateboard company, that makes handcrafted wooden boards with original decorative designs. Read More
With manufacturers spanning a variety of areas and specialties, the industry is essential to the state’s economic health. Whether they specialize in custom drum kits or biological reference materials, Minnesota’s manufacturers set industry standards through efficiency, innovation and bold new strategies. Read More
Last year, Minnesota’s exports — manufactured and non-manufactured — tallied up to about $19 billion. Read More

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The numbers tell the story. The most recent available figures show approximately 97,000 open positions across Minnesota Read More
His life was all planned out. TJ Bonnett obtained an accounting degree at the University of St. Thomas, and joined his family’s accounting firm. He assumed operational control of the family business in his early 30s. But Bonnett soon discovered he was not satisfied. He wanted a bigger challenge, and the opportunity to develop his skills as an executive. Read More