Unmanned systems jobs

Unmanned Systems

The region has a rooted history of aviation excellence with nationally recognized higher education programs training pilots, air traffic controllers, maintenance professionals, and more. And now, Grand Forks is …

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The Red River Valley boasts some of the United States’ richest farmland. The agricultural sector has historically been a catalyst for the Grand Forks region’s growth and development. Crops grown in the region …

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Energy companies


North Dakota has The Bakken…and the other Bakken. From the oil fields of Western North Dakota to the flat lands of the Grand Forks region, a diverse mix of enterprises are meeting our nation’s energy and environmental demands….

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skilled manufacturing labor


The Grand Forks region has a diverse manufacturing base, with companies that manufacture products for industries including wind energy oil and gas, aviation, construction, food, and automotives….

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Grand Forks is centrally located to major cities

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Hal Gershman Receives Impact Award

Hal Gershman Receives Impact Award

Grand Forks businessman Hal Gershman and former City of Grand Forks councilman received the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corporation (EDC) 2016 Impact Award at its annual meeting March 31...

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Grand Forks labor force


Post-secondary students in Grand Forks region


…and growing Grand Forks metro population


Best Small College Town, 2016

Grand Forks Region EDC

We’re uniquely positioned among industry, education, government and citizens to provide you access to resources as you expand in and around Grand Forks. We mobilize these resources to ensure your success.

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