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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

Can You Play on Two Teams?

Report Year
Rotation Engineering held ISO 9001:2008 certification when Craig Komschlies purchased the company in 2010. As he looked at upgrading to the 2015 standard, the new version of the system was far more oriented to company management, but he felt it didn't go far enough. He believed in ISO, but discovered EOS and wanted to find a way to integrate ISO

The Differentiator

Report Year
Medical device manufacturing is an important customer segment of Liberty Clark, Inc. The quality and production standards of companies in this industry are extremely high and there is a low threshold for inaccuracy. For Liberty Clark to remain competitive in this space and grow their business, they needed to gain ISO 9001:2015 certification, which

What Forecast?

Report Year
Tony Cremers, the owner of Craft Pattern & Mold, had a desire to grow his business sustainably. In order to grow, Cremers knew that he had to fine tune his company's production procedures and get different parts of the operation on the same page. The niche service Craft Pattern provides requires 100% accuracy and very fast turnarounds.

"The process Enterprise Minnesota uses to help manufacturers work through strategic planning is so comprehensive and robust. This process allows you to probe and assess the entire organization to ensure there is no glossing over any element of the organization, no blind spots in terms of overlooking a glaring weakness, and no sacred cows – real or imagined. This results in a useful and holistic view of the present-state."

—Ron Kirscht, President

Created March 18, 2019, Updated June 2, 2020