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Enterprise Minnesota prez to speak June 6

The Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association is focusing its June 6 general membership meeting on the success of the manufacturing industry in Minnesota.

Bob Kill, president of Enterprise Minnesota (a consulting firm that serves Minnesota manufacturers, among others), will discuss the results of the 2013 State of Manufacturing poll and outline some important trends for the manufacturing industry.

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the book 2013 State of Manufacturing.

The meeting’s host is RealStone, and its personnel are offering an optional factory tour at 10 a.m. prior to the meeting’s start.

The official meeting will begin with registration at 11 a.m. at the Fireside Grill in Bagley. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. (cost $15), and Bob Kill will speak at 12:10 p.m.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to Dan McColley at RealStone by calling him at (218) 694-6207 or emailing him at

The Highway 2 West Manufacturers’ Association is made up of more than 70 leading manufacturers in northwest Minnesota and northeast North Dakota.