Strength in Manufacturing
4 Jul 2017
Did you know that manufacturing represents the single largest private sector component of Minnesota’s gross domestic product (GDP)? The industry made up $48.6 billion or 16 percent of Minnesota’s total GDP, per 2015 Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development statistics.
Orluck Industries in Elk River is a leader in manufacturing high-precision, machined products. The company has the expertise to take products from design to production. It works with start-ups and big corporations.
Orluck Industries has been commissioned for a number of illustrious projects, include crafting essential components for locomotive engines and Boeing jets as well as building cylinders for Delta rocket propellant systems.
Keeping up with economic development trendsJun 26 2017
For 50 years, the Economic Development Association of Minnesota has been helping professionals in the public, private and nonprofit spheres keep up to date with the latest economic development strategies, trends and best practices. EDAM’s summer conference is always a wonderful learning experience for those in the field. This...
Transporting Goods for Half a CenturyJun 19 2017
Have you ever stopped to think about how goods are transported from one point to the next? The trucking industry is an essential piece of the American economy. Businesses depend on the industry, since it handles far more cargo than trains, ships or planes. Since 1962, Morrell Companies of...
TORC races to pause for vetsJun 14 2017
Decorated Navy SEAL, actor and author Derrick Van Orden will be an honorary grand marshal at this weekend’s festivities June 11-12 at ERX Motor Park in Elk River. The Off-Road Championship, known as TORC, presented by AMSOIL, is back at ERX for the second time. The ERX Motor...