Manufacturing and Packaging Services News and Resources | MDI

You are here

Blog: Manufacturing | Packaging | Services

In this section

‘Tis the season of giving

Tis the season for giving and donating to your favorite charity's end-of-the year holiday drive.  At MDI, we get into the spirit through our annual United Way fundraiser.  Each location does something different to raise dollars - and our employee’s sure get creative!

This year, staff cooked and sold soup/baked goods, ‘took a pie-in-the-face’, drew a key to unlock a box and win an Action Camera, played spin-the-wheel,...

Advocate for disabled workers is 2017 CNN Hero of the Year

(CNN) — "My children are not broken," Amy Wright insists.

Most parents don't have to declare their children's fundamental value, but after two of 2017 CNN Hero of the Year Amy Wright's kids were born with Down syndrome, it was clear that she would have to back them up every step of the way.

"When you become a parent of a...

Board of Directors Service Awards

At the November 30 Board of Directors meeting, Keith Olson, board chair, presented awards to two retiring board members; Rick Harding and Len Rothlisberger, in honor of their years of service to the MDI Board of Directors. Both served from 2010 to 2017.

Rick was board chair from 2014 to 2015. He will continue as member of the finance & audit committee and the...

MDI - Finalist In Community Impact Award

MDI has been named a finalist in the 2018 Minnesota Business Community Impact Awards for Social Enterprise work.

The Community Impact Award honors businesses, social enterprise organizations, nonprofits, initiatives and individuals making a significant impact on communities in Minnesota. The "Social Enterprise" category recognizes...

MDI Elects Two New Board Members

MDI, a Minnesota-based nonprofit social enterprise with the mission to serve people with and without disabilities by offering inclusive employment opportunities and services, elected two new board members – Rhonda Graves, Retired 3M Chief Diversity Officer and Head of Talent Acquisition, and Jonathan Palmer, Executive Director of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc. Grave’s experience increases the organizations’ inclusion and diversity knowledge,...

Work Skills 101 Minneapolis Celebration

Research conducted by the Stanford Research Institute International and the Carnegie Melon Foundation, found that 75% of long-term job success depends on ‘people skills’ or ‘soft skills’, while only 25% on technical knowledge. Understanding the importance of these skills and how they contribute to regional workforce development has led MDI to pioneer Work Skills 101.

With...

Pages