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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10625432/gettyimages-831360418*100xx3879-3879-970-0.jpg">Ecolab Inc. has acquired a Scottish cleaning-products manufacturer to expand its international footprint. 

Selkirk, Scotland-based Arpal Group, a 125-year-old family-owned business, makes cleaning and sanitizing products for the kitchen-, hotel- and hospital-cleaning sectors in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Middle East. Annual sales for Arpal Group are approximately $20 million, according to Ecolab.  

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Arpal's Selkirk location employs 85 while another…<div>
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Ecolab expands international footprint with acquisition of Scottish sanitizer company

Ecolab Inc. has acquired a Scottish cleaning-products manufacturer to expand its international footprint. Selkirk, Scotland-based Arpal Group, a 125-year-old family-owned business, makes cleaning and sanitizing products for the kitchen-, hotel- and hospital-cleaning sectors in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Middle East. Annual sales for Arpal Group are approximately $20 million, according to Ecolab. Terms […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10723196/unnamed-1*100xx526-526-91-0.jpg">Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph and 612Brew will launch a limited edition lager this month that evokes the  2018 Super Bowl. 

The beer, 52 by 612, references the 52nd edition of the Super Bowl, which will be held at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4. (It's an indirect reference, of course; the National Football League is famously diligent about cracking down on non-sponsors who use more obvious terms like "Super Bowl" in their own brands.)

The lager will have an alcohol content…<div>
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Vikings’ Rudolph, 612Brew will launch limited edition beer for Super Bowl

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph and 612Brew will launch a limited edition lager this month that evokes the 2018 Super Bowl. The beer, 52 by 612, references the 52nd edition of the Super Bowl, which will be held at Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4. (It’s an indirect reference, of course; the National […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10708137/38488620346fe7fa6665fk*100xx716-716-666-0.jpg">One of Wisconsin's largest brewing companies has started selling it's beers in the Twin Cities.

Ale Asylum is a Madison-based craft brewer that was ranked the eighth-largest brewery in Wisconsin in 2016 by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

The company will start with five beers – Hopalicious, Velveteen Habit, Dr. Vennum, Madtown Nutbrown and Ambergeddon – that will be available in liquor stores like Haskell’s, Elevated Beer Wine and Spirits, Cheers Wine & Spirits and Total Wine & More. Bulldog…<div>
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Wisconsin craft brewer Ale Asylum will begin distributing in Minnesota

One of Wisconsin’s largest brewing companies has started selling it’s beers in the Twin Cities. Ale Asylum is a Madison-based craft brewer that was ranked the eighth-largest brewery in Wisconsin in 2016 by the Milwaukee Business Journal. The company will start with five beers – Hopalicious, Velveteen Habit, Dr. Vennum, Madtown Nutbrown and Ambergeddon – […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/6039131/thinkstockphotos-488224031*100xx1415-1415-354-0.jpg">IMark Molding Inc., a 70-employee plastic injection molding company in St. Croix County, is planning to invest $18 million in its facility based less than an hour outside of the Twin Cities, resulting in the addition of 40 jobs there, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. 

Woodville-based iMark, which was founded in 2000, makes plastic parts for companies in the medical device industry.  

The expansion calls for adding 80,000 square feet to the facility, plus renovating and adding…<div>
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Plastic molding company spending $18M, adding 40 jobs in western Wisconsin

IMark Molding Inc., a 70-employee plastic injection molding company in St. Croix County, is planning to invest $18 million in its facility based less than an hour outside of the Twin Cities, resulting in the addition of 40 jobs there, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Woodville-based iMark, which was founded in 2000, makes […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/6039131/thinkstockphotos-488224031*100xx1415-1415-354-0.jpg">IMark Molding Inc., a 70-employee plastic injection molding company, is planning to invest $18 million in its facility based less than an hour outside of the Twin Cities, resulting in the addition of 40 jobs there, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. 

Woodville, Wis.-based iMark, which was founded in 2000, makes plastic parts for companies in the medical device industry.  

The expansion calls for adding 80,000 square feet to the facility, plus renovating and adding new equipment.…<div>
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Plastic molding company spending $18M, adding 40 jobs to facility in western Wisconsin

IMark Molding Inc., a 70-employee plastic injection molding company, is planning to invest $18 million in its facility based less than an hour outside of the Twin Cities, resulting in the addition of 40 jobs there, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Woodville, Wis.-based iMark, which was founded in 2000, makes plastic parts for […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/5674761/bogart-stacypolarisdsc5151*100xx792-792-264-180.jpg">RV manufacturer Winnebago Industries has hired another top executive from the Twin Cities to join its team. 

The manufacturer, which has its legal headquarters in Forest City, Iowa, but houses its entire executive team in Eden Prairie, announced it has hired Stacy Bogart from Polaris Industries Inc. to be its new vice president and general counsel.

Bogart will also be Winnebago's corporate secretary and president of the Winnebago Industries Foundation, the company's philanthropic entity. She will…<div>
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Polaris’ Stacy Bogart becomes latest Twin Cities exec to join Winnebago

RV manufacturer Winnebago Industries has hired another top executive from the Twin Cities to join its team. The manufacturer, which has its legal headquarters in Forest City, Iowa, but houses its entire executive team in Eden Prairie, announced it has hired Stacy Bogart from Polaris Industries Inc. to be its new vice president and general […]

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