Digi-Key Expansion

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The gold shovels were out in full force as Digi-Key officials began construction today on a mega-million dollar expansion in Thief River Falls (MN). The company is adding a 200-million dollar manufacturing warehouse center to its existing complex in the northwestern Minnesota city. The electronics component company says the expansion will result in one-thousand new jobs over the next ten years. Thief River Falls Mayor Brian Holmer says that will take a regional effort to fill all those jobs.

Holmer says the economic impact to the city will be significant.

Digi-Key currently has a Minnesota workforce of around 32-hundred.

Among those attending the groundbreaking – Governor Mark Dayton.

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