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MDI Receives Progress MN Award

MDI recently received the Finance & Commerce 2018 Progress Minnesota award on April 5, 2018. The awards, now in their seventh year, recognize those individuals and companies who are driving business and industrial growth and economic development in Minnesota in unique ways.

This year, the categories were: Economic Development, Entrepreneur, Technology...

A Father's Love Symphony

Being a parent of a child with a disability is a different journey than others may experience. This song and video is written and produced as a tribute to a father's love for their daughter and a tribute to the unconditional love parents have for their child(ren) with a disability. 

 https://youtu.be/UHX3sILyzp4

Credit: The song and video is written and produced by Mike...

MDI has a long history with and continues to invest in its social enterprise model on workforce inclusion for people with disabilities.

Original article was published on October 8, 2016.
On Minnesota's Iron Range, employer makes bold gamble on inclusion for people with disabilities
One Iron Range firm makes strides toward inclusivity for people with disabilities. 
Written by: Chris Serres, Star Tribune

COHASSET, Minn.

The morning sky was still dark when...

Reusable Corrugated Plastic Box Manufactured by MDI Reduces Costs, Waste

For those in distribution, material-handling and manufacturing, containers can be a large portion of business cost and waste. The reusable, regular-slotted container (RSC) produced by MDI improves both of those...

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Segregation and inequality persist among Minnesotans with disabilities, study says

Nineteen years after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling opened the doors to integration, thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities continue to live and work in segregated settings that keep them in poverty and limit their daily autonomy.

These are among the principal findings of the state’s first comprehensive survey examining the quality of...

Apple to offer new emjois for people with disabilties

Apple has outlined a series of emojis "to better represent individuals with disabilities," according to a proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium.

People on social media have been cheering for the long overdue representation. Emojis with hearing aids and using sign language, wheelchairs and white canes are among the...

Over $43K Raised for Special Olympics MN to Support People with Disabilities

It takes courage, bravery and a little bit of crazy to be a Polar Plunger. Plungers put it all on the line as they jump to frozen glory to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN).

The funds raised benefit more than 8,200 SOMN athletes as they train, compete and transform themselves, their communities and the world.

Of course, MDI was up for the...

MDI to Receive Finance & Commerce Progress Minnesota Award

Finance & Commerce will be recognizing MDI, and other selected honorees, at the 2018 Progress Minnesota awards on April 5, 2018. The awards, now in their seventh year, recognize those individuals and companies who are driving business and industrial growth and economic development in Minnesota in unique ways.

This year, the categories were: Economic...

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