Why Locate in MN

Minnesota boasts a strong, educated and dedicated workforce. The state’s education system is second to none. The state is bordered and crossed by major highways, interstates, ports and railroads, providing access to raw materials and logistics, making it an ideal spot for expansions and new facilities.


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2nd Best State Overall

U.S. News & World Report, 2018

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Twin Cities 1st in Fortune 500 Companies Per Capita (Fortune, 2018)

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1st in Main Street Entrepreneurship, Larger States
(The 2016 Kauffman Index)

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2nd Strongest State in the Nation
(Politico, 2018)

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4th in Best-Run States in America
(24/7 Wall St., 2018)

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6th in America’s Top States for Business
(CNBC, 2018)

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4th in Largest Private Companies Per Capita
(Forbes, 2018)