Economic Gateway http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com APEX News RSS Feed Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:07:08 -0700 en-us The Right Resources for Entrepreneurs http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11275 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Lt. Gov. Tina Smith stopped in Duluth in February to talk about #InnovateMN, a campaign that aims to grow the state's economy with targeted investments in education, research, broadband, and busin... APEX Investor-Members Receive Progress Minnesota Awards http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11609 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Each year APEX nominates several investor-members for Finance and Commerce's Progress Minnesota awards. Awarded annually, these projects recognize significant investment and economic impact within... APEX Spring Conference Season http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11610 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Shared Services and Outsourcing In early March, APEX attended Shared Services and Outsourcing Week in Orlando. The conference is the world's largest and longest running event for shared service... AMFA Celebrates 20th Anniversary http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11611 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association (AMFA) will celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2017. Since inception in 1997, AMFA has been dedicated to helping manufacturing and fabrication ... Northland Foundation awards 33 grants http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11614 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Investing in people and communities for a thriving northeastern Minnesota, the Northland Foundation approved a total of $406,120 in 33 grants during the first quarter of 2017. Of this total, $260,000 ... Sharks fawn for Freezer Friend at UMD event http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11630 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What could one day be a ubiquitous product in freezers across the land got its first vote of confidence on a stage at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Monday. Nathan Lipinski won the school&#3... TKDA unveils new Duluth office http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11569 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After years of designing some well-known spaces in the Twin Ports, TKDA decided it was time to design a new space of its own here. The architecture firm has expanded to a new Duluth office and doubled... In year-end report, PolyMet outlines 2017 goals http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11554 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In its corporate report for the year ended Jan. 31, PolyMet Mining Corp. updated its plans for establishing a non-ferrous minerals mine near Hoyt Lakes. “PolyMet has made significant progress... TKDA receives national safety award - Press Release http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11422 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 TKDA receives national safety award SAINT PAUL, Minn. — TKDA, an employee-owned provider of engineering, architecture, and planning services, has been recognized by the National Safety Counci... LSC President Johns reaches 40-year anniversary http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11503 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 LSC President Patrick M. Johns has been with the Minnesota State system for 40 years and is the longest standing current president the system, the college announced Tuesday. The Minnesota State Boa... Minnesotans are Innovators http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11274 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Minnesota was one of the top states in the nation for patents issued per capita by the Milken Institute’s 2016 State Technology and Science Index. Minnesotans received 1,331 patents between 2011... LSC team wins Community Service Gold at State SkillsUSA competition http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11348 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Lake Superior College Integrated Manufacturing student team of Kathleen Crooks, Michael Decaprio, and Nicole Okstad won first place gold in the Community Service category at the SkillsUSA Minnesot... Minnesota Power solar farm dedicated http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11347 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 CAMP RIPLEY — There was more wind than sun at this National Guard base near Brainerd on Thursday morning, but the state's newest solar farm was still managing to turn out more than 6 megawat... ‘Tis the Season for Growth http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11271 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spring is the time for new beginnings and growth. It’s fitting that the APEX team is extra busy this time of year, attending select national and regional trade shows and conferences. These are w... UMD Center for Economic Development and Minnesota SBDC help businesses in ‘iron impacted’ communities http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11296 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Businesses on Minnesota’s Iron Range that have been impacted by recent changes in the area’s “iron economy” are getting some help, thanks to a $100,000 grant secured by the UMD... Federal judge Schiltz to deliver St. Scholastica commencement address http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11297 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Federal judge Patrick Schiltz will deliver the commencement address to the spring 2017 graduates of The College of St. Scholastica, his alma mater. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Sat... Tapping into Tree Waste http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11273 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Often the most innovative businesses emerge when there’s a problem to be solved. Take the forest products industry, for example. New technologies have enabled the use of previously unusable wood... UMD announces Chancellor Award winners http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11295 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three University of Minnesota Duluth faculty are recipients of the Chancellor's Teaching, Research, and Service awards for 2016 to 2017. Each will give a special lecture at 2 p.m. on April in the ... Sales, profits higher for AAR Corp. http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11238 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 AAR CORP. (AIR) reported third quarter fiscal year 2017 consolidated sales of $446.7 million and income from continuing operations of $13.1 million, or 38 cents per diluted share.  For the third ... Cultivating an Aviation Cluster http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11272 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cirrus Aircraft started 33 years ago with two brothers and a kit plane in a barn in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Last year, the company launched the world’s first single-engine personal jet. Cirrus ha... Essentia Health’s heart valve replacement program expands to help more patients http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11113 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A revolutionary heart procedure that has given cardiac patients a life-saving alternative to open heart surgery is now expanding to treat more patients. The Food and Drug Administration now allows int... Port shows off new container terminal in Duluth http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11140 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It was a beautiful day to move some containers. The first shipment taking advantage of the Canadian National Railway and Duluth Cargo Connect container terminal was on display Tuesday afternoon as ... CN, Duluth Cargo Connect announce container terminal; intermodal capabilities a ‘game-changer’ http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11112 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Duluth’s status as an international hub just got a big boost. Canadian National Railway and Duluth Cargo Connect officially announced their intermodal terminal on Monday as the first CN train... Shipping season starts today in Twin Ports http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=10991 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The first freighters of the 2017 commercial shipping season are scheduled to leave the Twin Ports today. Times are subject to change — but as of Tuesday the Roger Blough was set to be the fir... Great Lakes maritime interests are optimistic about 2017 shipping, spurred by a strong fourth quarter last year. “Certainly, there was a big improvement in the last quarter of 2016 with the resurgence of iron ore pellet exports out of the U.S. and a stro http://www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news/?item=11002 www.apexgetsbusiness.com/apex/membership/investors-in-the-news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Great Lakes maritime interests are optimistic about 2017 shipping, spurred by a strong fourth quarter last year. “Certainly, there was a big improvement in the last quarter of 2016 with the r...