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Enterprise Minnesota

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Enterprise Minnesota consults with small and medium size manufacturing companies to help them compete and grow profitably. We also serve as the “voice” for the industry, raising visibility and appreciation for the value manufacturers provide our communities and the state’s economy.

Our connection to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) further positions us to offer clients leading-edge services to improve manufacturing operations and strengthen business.

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Success Stories

Fantastic Plastic

Reported Year
Federal Package continually looks for ways to make their plastic container offering environmentally friendly for their clients. Finding options for recycled resins to solve for reduction of virgin use while remaining recyclable as well as options for being biodegradable was a challenge. They finally found their solution with an organic additive

It Feels Like a Family

Reported Year
Von Ruden Manufacturing’s president, Brandon Anderson, has been involved with Enterprise Minnesota, part of the MEP National Network™, for over a decade. When he first joined Enterprise Minnesota's peer council, Brandon had been involved with other executive leadership groups, but felt the topics covered were too simplistic and that he “could

Half as Many Touches

Reported Year
As B&D Rollers made its pivot from printing rollers to industrial and agricultural rollers, Dan Ostrander was facing strong competition for skilled workers and made a strategic decision to automate his processes when possible and invest in the skills and equipment of his workers. Today, B&D Rollers employs eight staff, but each worker operates 1-3
Created March 18, 2019, Updated August 12, 2023