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MDI adds 160 jobs at locations across Minnesota

MDI has begun filling 160 positions across all its locations (Grand Rapids, Cohasset, Hibbing, and Minneapolis) due to a surge in postal service orders coupled with a steady increase in commercial sales.

MDI manufactures standard and custom corrugated plastic and provides assembly and environmental services. The organization currently employs more than 400 people, with nearly half of its workforce comprised of people with disabilities....

Special Olympics Athletes Take Team-Building Skills from the Field to the Workplace

Mike Madden is a goal-driven employee and gold-medal athlete. He knows the importance of staying focused. Being productive at work and scoring during Special Olympics competitions give him similar feelings of achievement.

"It feels like you pretty much went out and accomplished something," he said.

Jay Hannon is a national...

A Purposeful Life

Stroke Survivor Finds Purpose, Strength in a Manufacturing Career

In March 2009, David Johnson suffered a deep stroke that damaged a large area of the right side of his brain, which affected movement on the left side of his body. After three months of intensive physical therapy, he learned to walk again. It took a year for him to learn to write with his non-dominant hand, along with a lot of speech therapy, so he could...

Hibbing Facility to Host an Open House

Tour our new facility & see how the products directly impact the lives of people with disabilities.

For over 50 years, non-profit MDI has created self-sufficiency by providing meaningful employment in an inclusive environment with nearly half of the employees people with disabilities. Tour our new facility and see how our Social Enterprise model is making a difference in the community.

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