Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.

September 29, 2015

Wahpeton Economic Development is hosting their second Manufacturing Day event. This year, local high school students will tour 4 manufacturers and the North Dakota State College of Science Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology Department. On October 14th from 8:45am 2:35pm the students will visit ComDel Innovation, Masonite, Bobcat, and Minn-Dak Farmers Coop.

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September 28, 2015

The goal of the Southwest Area Manufacturers Expo is to educate students on the manufacturing industries in the Southwest region and how they can provide greater career opportunities. The target audience for the October 7th event is educators, students, parents and job seekers. They are hosting an Educator’s Luncheon and then a public Expo from 2pm to 5:30pm at 398 State St. in Dickinson.

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September 25, 2015

The Fargo Moorhead Community is celebrating Manufacturing Day on October 2nd with several manufacturers by hosting student from the surrounding high schools for tours of the manufacturers. Tours are from 8:40am to 1:50pm.

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September 24, 2015

In yesterday's blog, we gave you a hint about who we'd be featuring today. The answer: Bobcat Company. Did you guess correctly?

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September 23, 2015

Meet Spectrum Aeromed

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September 22, 2015

To the north of Jamestown, in Devils Lake is Summers Manufacturing. They are also participating in Manufacturing Day by inviting local students to tour the facility.

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September 21, 2015

Today, Impact Dakota is highlighting community based public tours for #MFGDay15!

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September 18, 2015

Impact Dakota is supporting our North Dakota manufacturers by helping communities and companies host tours and career expos as part of Manufacturing Day.

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August 26, 2015

Manufacturing trends in the roughrider state mirror those seen nationwide: small manufacturers are on the rise. In 2014, North Dakota manufacturers exported more than $2.24 billion worth of goods, 80% of which stemmed from small businesses.

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August 11, 2015

Upcoming Lean Enterprise Certification Programs (LECP) in September

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