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Press Release: Spectrum Aeromed, Minot Area Development Corporation Receive Global Business Awards | May 23, 2019

Spectrum Aeromed, a Fargo-based air ambulance medical interior designer and manufacturer, was named North Dakota’s 2018 Exporter of the Year on Thursday, May 23 for its international expansion and commitment to innovation. In addition, the […]

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NDTO Member Profile: Crary Industries, Inc. | May 2, 2019

Surveying the outside of Crary® Industries, Inc., an equipment manufacturer in West Fargo, one can measure the success of the company by its changing rooflines. When Crary Industries first began to grow, they added another […]

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Technology & the Changing Global Landscape: Autonomous Trucks | April 3, 2019

When it comes to autonomous trucking, everyone’s jumping on the (autonomous) bandwagon. From Daimler Trucks to Tesla to Volvo, many automotive and technology companies are teaming up and increasing the momentum of self-driving truck technology. […]

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Recent NDTO Trade Missions | April 3, 2019

As the state endured a deep freeze and snow globe-like conditions, the North Dakota Trade Office and North Dakota exporters kept busy with trade missions. So far this year, the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO) […]

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2018 Global Business Awards | March 20, 2019

Has your company or a company you know strived to develop international markets in 2018? Has an organization provided valuable assistance in helping your company export? Apply or nominate a business for the 2018 North […]

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North Dakota Exports Up in 2018 | March 19, 2019

North Dakota exporters achieved positive growth in 2018 despite uncertainty within international markets. Recently released statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that North Dakota’s tracked exports were up overall by $1 billion for a […]

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Gates Manufacturing uses Virtual Reality to Market Real Big Equipment | February 7, 2019

After Gates Manufacturing exhibited at a commodities trade show in 2017 and spent over $25,000 on a small booth, shipping for one of their smaller pieces of tillage equipment and travel costs, company representative Andy […]

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Pacific Trade Deal Now in Effect | February 7, 2019

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is now the third largest trade agreement in the world by combined GDP, coming in after the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Single […]

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Updates on US-Mexico-Canada Agreement and Trade Dispute with China | January 3, 2019

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the trade dispute with China continue to dominate national and state trade news. Trade relationships with the three nations came under increased scrutiny in early 2017, resulting in tariffs, negotiations […]

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Technology & the Changing Global Landscape: 3D Printing | December 6, 2018

In this series, we examine the impact of the latest technologies on global business. First, we simplified Blockchain and now we’ll discuss 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. Three-dimensional printing has been around since […]

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