Cultivating a Thriving Economy

Our members are investors – collaboratively engaging in and driving initiatives to cultivate a thriving regional economy. With our investor-members, the APEX team identifies strategic projects and business development strategies to attract and retain key professional, commercial and industrial employment opportunities. It’s also part of our role to keep our region at the forefront of business development at state and national levels.


Investor-members commit to APEX in several ways to support the APEX Mission: Leverage private sector resources to drive investment throughout the region.

To learn more about how your organization can contribute to a thriving regional economy, contact us today.



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A. W. Kuettel & Sons, Inc.

3930 Airpark Blvd
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) (218) 722-3901

AAR CORP

1100 North Wood Dale Rd.
Wood Dale, IL 60191
United States
(P) 877-227-9200

Altec Industries, Inc.

1255 Port Terminal Road
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 2187223901

APi Group, Inc.

1100 Old Highway 8 NW
New Brighton, MN 55112
United States
(P) 800-223-4922

Barr Engineering Company

4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
United States
(P) 952-832-2600

BendTec

366 Garfield Ave.
Duluth, MN 55801
United States
(P) 218 722-0205

Blandin Foundation

100 North Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
United States
(P) 218-326-0523

BMO Harris Bank

1007 W. Euclid
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
United States
(P) (847) 506-1007

BNSF Railway

801 Main Street
Fargo, ND 58102
United States
(P) 701-667-7425

Boldt Company

1001 Tall Pine Lane
Cloquet, MN 55720
United States
(P) 218-879-1293

Burns & McDonnell

11 E. Superior St.
Suite 570
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-248-9574

CenturyLink

United States

Cirrus Aircraft

4515 Taylor Circle
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) 2187883000

College of St. Scholastica

1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) (800) 447-5444

Compudyne

306 West Michigan Street
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.729.0920

Consolidated Communications (formerly Enventis)

4960 Miller Trunk Hwy
Ste 500
Hermantown, MN 55811
United States
(P) 844.968.7224

CW Technology

5614 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807
United States
(P) 218.728.6000

Duluth Airport Authority

4701 Grinden Drive
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) 218-727-2968

Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce

5 West 1st Street, Suite 101
Duluth, WI 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-5501

Duluth News Tribune

424 W. First St.
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 723-5281

Duluth Seaway Port Authority

1200 Port Terminal Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-727-8525

Eagle Accounting

507 Alworth Building
306 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 722-9993

Enbridge

1409 Hammond Avenue
Superior, WI 54880
United States
(P) 715-398-4500

Essentia Health

502 E. Second Street
Duluth, MN 55805
United States
(P) (218) 786-8376

Flint Group

11 East Superior Street
Suite 514
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-727-1552

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC

2121 Innovation Court
De Pere, WI 54115-5095
United States
(P) (920) 497-2500

Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.

302 West Superior St.
Suite 700
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 722-0861

Genesis Attachments

1000 Genesis Drive
Superior, WI 54880
United States
(P) 715.395.5252

Giant Voices

212 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-7884

GPM, Inc.

4432 Venture Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) 218-722-9904

Granite Equity Partners

122 12th Avenue North
Suite 201
St. Cloud, MN 56303
United States
(P) (320) 251-1800

Great River Energy

12300 Elm Creek Boulevard
Maple Grove, MN 55369-4718
United States
(P) 763-445-5000

Greg Follmer Commercial Real

230 E Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55812
United States
(P) 218-310-0013

Hanft Fride

1000 U.S. Bank Place
130 W Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-4766

IEDC

12 Northwest 3rd Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
United States
(P) (218) 326-9411

IKONICS

4832 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 628-2217

Involta

PO Box 1986
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
United States
(P) 855-364-3061

Island Investment Inc.

1627 N 34th St
Superior, WI 54880
United States

J.R. Jensen Construction

814 21st Ave.
East Superior, WI 54880
United States
(P) 715-398-6626

JNBA Financial Advisors

324 W Superior Street
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 249-0044

Johnson Insurance Consultants

302 West Superior Street
Suite 400
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.722.4431

Krech Ojard & Associates

227 West First St
Suite 500
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.727.3282

Labovitz Enterprises

950 Missabe Building
227 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-727-7765

Lake Country Power

2810 Elida Drive
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
United States
(P) 800-421-9959

Lake Superior College

2101 Trinity Road
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) 218-733-7600

Lake Superior Consulting

130 W Superior St #500
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 727-3141

Lake View Hospital

325 11th Avenue
Two Harbors, MN 55616
United States
(P) 218-834-7345

Lakehead Constructors

2916 Hill Ave.
Superior, WI 54880
United States
(P) 715.392.5181

LHB, Inc.

21 W Superior St
Suite 500
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.727.8446

Mars Supply

4319 W. 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55807
United States
(P) 218-628-0303

Marsh & McLennan Agency

1502 London Rd
Duluth, MN 55812
United States
(P) 914-397-1600

maurices, inc.

Miller Hill Mall
1600 Miller Trunk Hwy
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) (218) 727-8315

McGough Construction Company Inc.

26 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.216.1501

Minnesota Business Finance Corporation

1710 Paul Bunyan Drive N.W.
Bemidji, MN 56601
United States
(P) (218) 759-8481

Minnesota Energy Resources

P.O. Box 3140
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3140
United States
(P) 800-889-9508

Minnesota Power, an ALLETE Company

30 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-2625

Monaco Air Duluth

4535 Airport Approach Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) (218) 727-2911

National Bank of Commerce

1314 E. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55805
United States
(P) 218.730.0277

North Shore Bank of Commerce

131 E. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55812
United States
(P) 218-733-5552

Northland Foundation

202 West Superior Street
Suite 612
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 723-4040

Northspan Group

221 W 1st St
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.722.5545

O.N.E.

525 Lake Ave. S
Suite 222
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-3060

Oneida Realty Company

306 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-0816

Otis-Magie Insurance Agency, Inc.

332 W Superior Street
Suite 700
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.722.7753

P&K Properties

MN
United States

PolyMet Mining

444 Cedar Street
Suite 2060
St. Paul, MN 55101
United States
(P) 218-471-2150

ProPrint

3920 Airpark Blvd. Duluth, MN 55811
Duluth, MN 55811
United States
(P) 218-722-9805

Republic Bank

306 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 722-3445

RSM US LLP

227 West 1st St.
Suite 700
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.727.5025

Sisu

5 West First Street
Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.529.7900

St. Luke's

915 East First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 800.321.3790

TKDA

11 East Superior Street
Suite 340
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218.724.8578

University of Minnesota-Duluth

1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
United States
(P) (218) 726-8000

US Bank

130 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-723-2800

Wells Fargo

230 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-723-2600

Wheeler Associates

306 W. Superior Street
Suite 1600
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) 218-722-8010

Wipfli LLP

Headquarters, 10000 Innovation Dr.
Suite 250
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
(P) (414) 431-9300

WSB & Associates, Inc.

15574 Edgewood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425
United States
(P) (218) 824-3960

ZMC Hotels

2305 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
United States
(P) (218) 723-8433




"2016 Top State for Business"

CNBC


"Minnesota lands back in top 10 of tech-business rankings"

Star Tribune


"#1 State for Quality of Life"

Forbes


"Fastest-Growing State for Technology Jobs"

Dice, 2015


"Among the Top 10 Most Innovative States"

Bloomberg


"Among the Top 15 Best States for Doing Business"

Forbes


"#3 in Overall Healthcare"

U.S. News & World Report