Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Sun, 22 Apr 2018 21:17:15 -0700 en-us New Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic opens http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16983 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Sat, 22 Apr 0000 15:23:43 -0800 The final touches are being put in place at the Essentia Health-Grand Rapids Clinic, 1542 Golf Course Road, after a $14 million expansion.  The new clinic space, adjacent to the existing cli... Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet wins prestigious trophy http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16977 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced Wednesday that the Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet has been awarded the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy for developing the world’s first single engin... Pro Print celebrates 40th anniversary, new press http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16673 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Duluth commercial printer Pro Print celebrated its 40th Anniversary and the purchase of a new ProTouch Digital Enhancements Press Tuesday. Owner Creston Dorothy and his staff were recognized by Chambe... CSS launching program on sustainability, environment http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16513 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The College of St. Scholastica  will initiate a new academic program this fall entitled “Sustainability Studies and the Environment.” The course of study will lead to a bachelor of... GPM: A Business to be Pumped About http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16387 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Not many enjoy celebrating turning four decades old, but those at GPM Inc. are cheering the achievement. “We’re turning 40 this summer,” said Chief Executive Officer Peter Haines.... Welcome New APEX Investor-Members http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16268 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 American Engineering Testing American Engineering Testing has a unique knowledge base and extensive project experience supplemented with our specialized laboratory services for their cement/... U.S. Water CEO Details Water/Energy Nexus http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16269 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At the 2018 APEX Annual Meeting, APEX investor-members heard from LaMarr Barnes, CEO of U.S. Water Services, Inc. (U.S. Water). Barnes spoke about the interconnection of water and industry in our regi... APEX 2018 Priorities http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16270 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Looking ahead to 2018, APEX has an ambitious dashboard.  Completing both the water research study and the workforce skills assessment are a key focus for APEX.  Business attraction, recruitm... Regional Workforce Development Series Kick Off http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16271 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 On February 13, 2018, the City of Duluth hosted the kick off to a series aimed at addressing the region’s persistent workforce issues.  The event, attended by over 150 employers and service... Cirrus plane deliveries up in 2017 http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16206 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Sat, 22 Apr 2800 15:19:37 -0800 Cirrus delivered more than 350 planes in 2017, a high mark in recent years, and also added nearly 300 jobs at its various locations. The Duluth-based aircraft manufacturer's 355 shipments of SR... APEX holds annual meeting, elects board http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16104 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) hosted its annual Board of Directors and investor-member meeting Jan. 25, which featured guest speaker LaMarr Barnes, CEO of U.S. Water Services, Inc... Lake Superior College Foundation to Award over $100,000 in Student Scholarships http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=16046 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Lake Superior College Foundation will award over $100,000 in student scholarships this spring, the most LSC Foundation has awarded in scholarships in recent history. The annual scholarship appl... Duluth News Tribune, community papers win MNA awards http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15889 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Duluth News Tribune, Cloquet Pine Journal and Lake County News-Chronicle received a number of awards in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest. Winners were anno... MP, SWL&P recognized for work following Hurricane Irma http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15647 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Edison Electric Institute presented Minnesota Power and Superior Water, Light and Power with the association's "Emergency Assistance Award" for outstanding work assisting customers a... APEX Focuses on regional workforce http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15440 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 At the close of another busy and productive year, we wanted to share some of our key efforts to strengthen and highlight regional workforce initiatives. Many industries are growing in the APEX region,... New Northforce Website http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15441 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In 2017, NORTHFORCE launched a new website to better connect talented individuals with careers in northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. The new website includes streamlined navigation so potent... Manufacturing Month Involvement http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15442 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As the manufacturing and fabrication industries continue to shift, APEX investor-members cite workforce development as a top area of concern. To address this concern, APEX ramped up efforts with the A... International Workforce Panel at November Board Meeting http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15443 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Finding employees, specifically in the tourism industry, has been a challenge in the APEX region. This issue has been compounded by the actions of the federal government to limit programs that provide... APEX Investor-Members Donate Cold Weather Work Gear to ISD 709 http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15444 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Students in ISD 709’s Construction Technology program have already learned a lot about the construction trade this year. They’ve been working in collaboration with Lake Superior College&rs... Minnesota Power joins investor-owned electric companies in Puerto Rico http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15424 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Several investor-owned electric companies including Minnesota Power Co. will deploy nearly 1,500 additional restoration workers and support personnel to Puerto Rico in early January to accelerate ongo... BLANDIN FOUNDATION AWARDS $4 MILLION IN GRANTS http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15319 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 During their December meeting, Blandin Foundation trustees approved grants that strengthen rural Minnesota communities, including 50 grants totaling $2.6 million for a range of efforts of Grand Rapids... Altec Inc. planning Duluth expansion http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15274 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Altec Inc. will invest $8.45 million and create 100 jobs in an expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Duluth, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Wed... APEX and member companies donate construction work wear http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15226 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Sat, 22 Apr 4000 15:13:58 -0800 The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) and several APEX investor-members are supporting the Duluth School District’s Construction Technology program. The Boldt Company, APi Group, In... Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown campus http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15198 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Essentia Health plans to make its largest investment ever in its Duluth campus over the next few years. "We've made important investments in many other locations, and it's now time to ... Essentia Health launches major strategic planning effort to enhance patient care http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=15232 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Essentia Health is pleased to announce its Board of Directors has authorized a major strategic planning effort to positively impact the way care is delivered at its downtown Duluth campus and enhance ...