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Pearson’s Candy – St. Paul, Minnesota

Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Pearson’s has operated for more than 100 years in the confectionery industry. Pearson’s currently manufactures and markets five heritage brands including Bit-O-Honey®, Salted Nut Roll®, Mint Patties, Nut Goodie® and Bun Bar®. For more information:

Polar Plastics – St. Paul, Minnesota

Founded in 1967, Polar Plastics produces blown plastic films and bags for packaging, logistics, home improvement, retail and other applications. Polar Plastics produces both standard products and custom items in both Polar Plastics-branded and private label variants. For more information:

3P Processing – Wichita, Kansas

3P is a provider of metal finishing, testing and inspection services for the aerospace industry. For more information:

Palletec – (DBA:Viking Engineering & Development) – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Viking Specializes in the design and manufacturing of state-of-the art machinery for automated wood pallet and bedding manufacturing, along with related fasteners, replacement parts and service.  For more information:

Jet Edge – St. Michael, Minnesota

Jet Edge is a manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjet systems for precision cutting, surface preparation and coating removal. For more information:


St. Worth Container – Ontario, California

St. Worth Container is a manufacturer of corrugated packaging for customers in the Greater Los Angeles area, specializing in small orders and timely delivery. For more information:





Viking Plastics – Corry, Pennsylvania

Viking Plastics is a leading manufacturer of tight-tolerance proprietary and custom injection molded products and assemblies for the automotive, HVAC, and industrial markets. Viking focuses on three main product categories: (1) proprietary products, (2) value-add assembly, and (3) custom injection molding. Viking is headquartered in Corry, PA and operates four plants in the United States. Additionally, Viking has international reach through its investments in China-based and Brazil-based injection molding businesses. For more information:



Deacro – Toronto, Canada

Deacro is the industry leader in the manufacture of slitter rewinders, slitting machines, salvage rewinders, and roll handling equipment for the converting industry. Deacro provides the converting industry with innovative slitter design concepts to handle today’s complex laminates and thin gauge webs.  For more information:

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Atlas Wire, LLC – Schiller Park, Illinois

Atlas Wire is a leading manufacturer of PVC, nylon, and cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated wire used in a variety of industries and applications. They manufacture over 4,900 different types of wire in sizes from 4 to 30 AWG. Atlas Wire has two locations, Schiller Park, IL and Tucson, AZ.  For more information:


Vestal Manufacturing – Sweetwater, Tennessee

Vestal Manufacturing is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of foundry cast iron and steel fabricated components to municipalities, original equipment manufacturers and the home, hearth and patio industries. The company is the world’s largest producer of Made in the U.S.A cast iron dampers, cleanout doors, ash dumps and fireplace grates. Vestal is also the only U.S. company manufacturing and selling both cast iron and fabricated steel specialty products used in the construction of single and multi–family homes. Vestal products are shipped all across the United States and throughout Canada. For more information:

Northwood Foods – Northwood, Iowa

Northwood Foods is a fresh pork processing company established in 1998 as a custom boning and fabrication business. Today, the company serves customers around the world as one of the nation’s largest independent pork boning operations. For more information:





Tech Cast Holdings – Myerstown, Pennsylvania

Tech Cast is a leading provider of near-net shape investment castings for the commercial, mining, medical, agricultural, oil field and military industries. The company is industry leading in the size of its product offerings, with the capability to manufacture highly engineered investment castings weighing from a few ounces up to 500 pounds. Tech Cast uses a multitude of materials in order to meet customer specifications. In addition to its vast metallurgical knowledge, Tech Cast has been very successful in using rapid prototype techniques to reduce high tooling costs and shorten time to market.   For more information:


Animal Adventure – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Animal Adventure was formed in 1998 and is a leading design-driven manufacturer of top-quality and creative plush toys for both children and pets. Its toys are sold through major global retail, regional department stores, national specialty stores, grocery, mid-tier channels and large mass market retailers. Animal Adventure also manufactures its own internally designed, branded products.  For more information:



Falls Fabricating – Little Falls, Minnesota

Falls Fabricating specializes in Contract Manufacturing OEM products for a variety of industrial market customers. Falls Fabricating offers a full range of metal fabricating, CNC machining and assembly services including, precision sheet metal shearing, punching, forming, manual and robotic welding, metal finishing and powder coat painting. Falls Fabricating is one of the largest custom reservoir tank manufactures in the Midwest. The company operates out of a 115,000 square foot facility utilizing state of the art manufacturing equipment. For more information:


Norshield Security Products – Montgomery, Alabama

Norshield Security Products is a premier manufacturer of specialty force protection equipment providing a comprehensive offering of doors, windows, guard booths and exterior facades. Norshield’s products protect hundreds of buildings across the globe from the threat of ballistic, forced entry or vehicular bomb attack. For more information: