Economic developer finds region is fertile grounds for diverse spectrum of entrepreneurs, for lots of good reasons

Economic developer finds region is fertile grounds for diverse spectrum of entrepreneurs, for lots of good reasons

November 1, 2021

Economic developer finds region is fertile grounds for diverse spectrum of entrepreneurs, for lots of good reasons

HUTCHINSON—More than two decades of helping entrepreneurs get started in southwest Minnesota has taught Scott Marquardt many lessons, but perhaps none so important as these.

This place grows them, and they like it here.

How else to explain the Douglass brothers, Carl, Brian and Sean, and their commitment to Douglass Innovations in northern Kandiyohi County? They turn dreams into finished products on a 24-hour cycle taking advantage of advanced 3D printer technology.

“They could do this anywhere,” said Marquardt, pointing out their preference to stay.

Read the full article by the West Central Tribune.