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January 23, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order on U.S. withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership while flanked by Vice President Mike Pence, lelft, and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington January 23, 2017.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarqueplay button
Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties
January 23, 2017 - 4:31pm
November 29, 2016
Custom Products of Litchfield honored
November 29, 2016 - 7:43am
November 21, 2016
In this undated photo, a line of children's sneakers manufactured by New Balance are on display at clothing shop in Hanau near Frankfurt, Germany. REUTERS
Sneakers show limits of trade policy in reviving jobs for Trump
November 21, 2016 - 11:11am
November 6, 2016
Martin Rangel, a worker at Bremen Castings, pours molten metal into forms on the foundry’s production line in Bremen, Indiana.  REUTERS/Tim Aeppel
US manufacturing economy fails employers and workers
November 6, 2016 - 11:03pm
May 20, 2016
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Minnesota manufacturers optimistic about future growth
May 20, 2016 - 4:05pm
May 17, 2016
Minnesota manufacturing data to be presented May 20 in Willmar
May 17, 2016 - 5:43am
May 12, 2016
Loftness Specialized Equipment in Hector celebrates 60 years
May 12, 2016 - 5:20am
April 30, 2016
Western Minn. company with workers on strike says it will close
April 30, 2016 - 12:52am
October 5, 2015
Minnesota Opinion: Manufacturing is important in west central Minnesota
October 5, 2015 - 1:00am
June 4, 2015
DEED awards $40K grant to Ridgewater for Custom Roto Mold training
June 4, 2015 - 7:04pm
June 3, 2015
Consultant: Good jobs await in manufacturing
June 3, 2015 - 11:40pm
May 27, 2015
Ridgewater to host manufacturing conference
May 27, 2015 - 11:36pm
January 29, 2015
ConAgra Foods said it is ending production of RyKrisp in mid-March. The cracker brand was founded in the Twin Cities more than a century ago. (Pioneer Press/Tom Webb )
Minnesota-made RyKrisp victim of changing tastes
January 29, 2015 - 8:00am
November 1, 2014
Minnesota Opinion: Manufacturing is good
November 1, 2014 - 7:00am
June 9, 2014
Leading technician Matt Kulset works Oct. 8, 2012, on the autogenous lab at the Epitopix production facility in Willmar. Recruiters for manufacturing jobs need to emphasize that modern-day plants are clean, automated, highly technical and advanced. (Tribune file photo)
Survey: Manufacturers are hopeful, but workforce worries loom large
June 9, 2014 - 11:07pm