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Digi-Key to drive new workers to work

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS “Leave the driving to us” was a longtime slogan of the Greyhound Lines bus company. Recently, Digi-Key has adopted a version of that slogan as a pitch to attract employees. Continue Reading

Polaris’ Global Electric Motorcars plant in Fargo to close

June 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

GEM builds electric-powered vehicles. The business started in 1997 and was sold to Chrysler in 2000. Polaris bought GEM from Chrysler in April. Polaris plans to move the GEM manufacturing operation to its plant in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Continue Reading

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Polaris to Close Fargo GEM Plant

June 15, 2011 in WDAZ

Polaris Industries plans to close the Global Electric Motorcar plant based here by the end of this year.

GEM builds electric-powered low-speed vehicles. Continue Reading

Polaris to acquire Fargo-based Global Electric Motorcars

April 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

FARGO Global Electric Motorcars, based in Fargo, will be purchased by Minnesota-based Polaris, The Forum learned late Monday from a news release posted on GEM’s website.
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Polaris buying Global Electric Motorcars

April 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s Polaris Industries Inc. is buying Fargo-based Global Electric Motorcars. GEM is a subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC that makes electric-powered vehicles. Continue Reading

Polaris Industries shares rise on strong first quarter income

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Off-road and leisure vehicle maker Polaris Industries Inc. said today its earnings more than doubled in the first quarter and raised its guidance for the year, sending its shares up more than 16 percent in morning trading. Continue Reading

Polaris buys Indian Motorcycle company

April 20, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Polaris Industries announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Indian Motorcycle. The acquisition adds another brand to the Polaris stable of Victory cruiser and touring bikes. Indian will operate as an autonomous business unit. Continue Reading

Polaris Industries shares rise on strong 1Q income

April 20, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Off-road and leisure vehicle maker Polaris Industries Inc. said Wednesday its earnings more than doubled in the first quarter and raised its guidance for the year, sending its shares up more than 16 percent in morning trading. Continue Reading

Polaris keeps some jobs in Wisconsin, acquires Indian Motorcycle

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Due to stronger-than-projected demand for its snowmobiles, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, Polaris Industries will keep 50 to 60 engine-manufacturing jobs at its Osceola, Wis., plant. Continue Reading

Baby boomer retirements to transform rural Minnesota

April 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The oldest members of the baby boom generation turn 65 this year. That means big implications for the workforce across Minnesota, but it will bring special challenges to rural areas. One of them is the northwestern Minnesota town of Roseau, where the Polaris Industries Inc. plant is the community’s largest employer by far, with 1,400 people making snowmobiles and ATVs. Continue Reading