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When discussing diversity and inclusion, include people with disabilities

Minnesota has come a long way when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We’ve learned that our differences are assets, and diversity of thought, experience and identity translates into meaningful work, success and growth, no matter the industry. Companies and their leaders have made commitments to diversity and inclusion, setting goals and benchmarks for success – but most of those commitments are missing a huge piece of the puzzle....

CAREER READY 100: MDI to celebrate 100th graduate of Career Skills Program

MDI will celebrate the 100th graduate of its Career Skills Program at a graduation ceremony on May 13, 2019, starting at 9:30 a.m. at its Minneapolis facility. First implemented in 2017, the program provides people with and without disabilities the professional skills needed in today’s workforce, including attitude, grit, punctuality, communication, leadership, initiative, work ethic, teamwork and critical thinking. MDI is a nonprofit...

2017 MDI Annual Report

MDI is pleased to release its 2017 annual report. This comprehensive report features success stories from our employees, highlights and milestones, facts and figures, and much more.

In 2017, MDI employed 387 people, 167 of whom were people with disabilities. The year ended with revenues of $20.6M.

Many great accomplishments occurred throughout the year including the...

MDI Opens New Doors in Hibbing

MDI has officially opened its brand new facility in Hibbing, Minnesota.

Located outside downtown Hibbing near the Range Regional Airport, MDI’s new 36,000-sq-ft structure includes office space, a lunchroom, locker rooms, and a modern and bright production floor. It replaces the former 100-year-old Hibbing facility, which was originally a Greyhound bus terminal.

“MDI built this facility to provide better working...