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Honoring Export Excellence
And Success in Foreign Markets

Do you know a Minnesota company that deserves special recognition for its achievements in the international marketplace?

Nominate it for the 2014 Governor's International Trade Award. Deadline is Friday, October 10th.

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Right Here at Home

It pays for Minnesota manufacturers to buy materials, components and products from each other instead of out-of-state or foreign suppliers.

Our Manufacturers Supply Chain Database makes it easy for Minnesota companies to find -- and be found by -- home-state suppliers that are a perfect fit.

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Starts with the Right Ammunition has everything you need to bag the perfect job.

View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide. Upload your resume and apply for jobs online. Manage and track your efforts.

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