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Employers, employees appreciate support from MEC

Employers, employees appreciate support from MEC

Established in 1996, the Minnesota Employment Center (MEC) provides employment support for people who are Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing. Over the past 20-plus years, we have supported hundreds of people successfully obtain and retain employment.
But what about the employer’s perspective? What is it like to partner with

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Nikki discovers better process for assembling Pentair parts

Nikki discovers better process for assembling Pentair parts

As one of the hard-working team members at Pentair’s production facility in New Brighton, Nikki gives it her best efforts every day to meet production and quality requirements.
But when assembling nozzles used in tractors proved to be an uncomfortable and sometimes painful process, Nikki figured out a different way

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THE SKY’S THE LIMIT AT LSG SKY CHEFS

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT AT LSG SKY CHEFS

Posted on Nov 29, 2016
 
WHEN NATOLI BULGA moved his family almost 8,000 miles from Ethiopia to Minnesota, his hopes were high and his dreams were big. He knew the transition to this new life would be challenging, but Natoli felt his family’s future would be brighter in the

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CUMMINS GRANT HELPS RELAUNCH KEN’S CAREER IN IT

CUMMINS GRANT HELPS RELAUNCH KEN’S CAREER IN IT

Posted on Aug 29, 2016
 
In the fast-paced, ever-changing world of IT (information technology), a few years can mean monumental advancements in systems, hardware, and software.
Having left the IT workforce for three years due to mental health issues, Ken Johnson found re-entering the workforce to be a real

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‘ONE TEAM’ CONCEPT WORKS WELL AT LOGIC PD

‘ONE TEAM’ CONCEPT WORKS WELL AT LOGIC PD

Posted on Aug 29, 2016
 
The bright, expansive high-tech facility hums with a steady production flow. Rise’s team of six workers are working on several different tasks in various locations throughout the plant which are all key to Logic’s overall operation.
Logic PD in Eden Prairie provides its customers

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LAKELAND TOOL & ENGINEERING AN IMPORTANT PARTNER SINCE 1993

LAKELAND TOOL & ENGINEERING AN IMPORTANT PARTNER SINCE 1993

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
 
A quick scan of the production area Lakeland Tool & Engineering in Anoka shows people working on a wide range of interesting and challenging subassembly and hand packaging contracts, from assembling cash register drawers to putting together pulley kits for specialty beds. Rise has had

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