Major Employers

Employer

Industry

Estimated #
Employed

University of North Dakota Education 4,325
Altru Health System Health Care 4,115
Grand Forks Air Force Base Government 3,998
Grand Forks Public Schools Education 1,100
 LM Wind Power  Manufacturing  1,000
 Valley Memorial Homes  Health Care  715
 Development Homes  Health Care 500
 City of Grand Forks  Government 477
Hugo’s (4 locations) Retail/Food 450
J.R. Simplot  Food Processing  420
American Crystal Sugar (MSA locations)  Food Processing  388
Grand Forks County  Government 318
 Rydell GM Auto Center  Motor Vehicle/Parts Dealer 250
 Minnkota Power Cooperative  Utilities  220
 Amazon.com  Nonstore Retailer  200
 Cirrus Aircraft  Manufacturing  200
Northwood Deaconess Health Center Health Care  200

Updated December 2016
Compiled from sources including Springsted annual employer survey on behalf of the City of Grand Forks, publicly available information and information supplied by employers.

Leading Regional Employers by Industry

LM Wind Power
J.R. Simplot
American Crystal Sugar
Cirrus Aircraft
Philadelphia Macaroni
North Dakota Mill & Elevator
Retrax
Steffes Corporation
Wells Concrete
Northern Valley Machine

Alerus Financial
Edgewood Management Group
Amazon.com
AE2S
EAPC Architects, Engineers
JLG Architects
Minnkota Power Cooperative
Acme Tools

Northrop Grumman
General Atomics
Sky Skopes
Grand Forks Air Force Base
University of North Dakota
Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Britton Transport
S&S Transport
Reile’s Transfer & Delivery
TP & L
FedEx Ground
Acme Tools

Industrial Contractors Inc
Construction Engineers
Opp Construction