News

In response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Commerce received $1,000,000 in CARES Act funding in order to provide grant support for workforce training programs for displaced workers seeking to develop the technical skills necessary to make a career change and remain gainfully employed in North Dakota.

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The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has awarded CARES Act funding to its centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico to help manufacturers increase production of products that support the response to the pandemic, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), and to reach new suppliers or markets, recover from workforce and supply chain interruptions, and achieve greater resilience.

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced that the agency has developed the Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) Program which was approved at today’s Budget Section hearing to assist businesses with COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce is seeking input from businesses across the state to help them formulate programs and policies as they prepare for the next legislative session.

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Manufacturing Day is October 4, 2019

Governor Burgum has declared October 4, 2019, Manufacturing Day in North Dakota.

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North Dakota Exports Up 16% in 2018

Strong Growth in Petroleum Products, Machinery, Corn

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Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program.

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The fact is, automation is helping businesses stay globally competitive in a time when finding skilled manufacturing employees is exceedingly difficult.

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January 23, 2019

New Year . . . New Staff

David Angel and Jodie Mjoen have joined the staff of Impact Dakota.

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Manufacturing Day - October 5, 2018

Governor Burgum has declared Friday, October 5, 2018, as Manufacturing Day in North Dakota!

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Impact Dakota is scheduling the next round of LECP sessions

The Impact Dakota LEAN Enterprise Certification Program (LECP) helps businesses achieve higher profitability by building internal capability and capacity to improve QUALITY, COST, and DELIVERY.

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Intense Innovation Workshop
September 10, 2018

Intense Innovation Workshop

Business profitability and sustainability can be dramatically improved through innovation. This workshop teaches personal innovation skills, innovative idea creation, and a process for implementation

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Grant Writing Webinar Series: All  You Need to Succeed

Beginning October 10, 2018, this series includes seven 60-minute webinars, delivered once a month in the convenience of your home or office and addressing issues commonly encountered in the grants process.

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