Business Profile: Aspect Automation

By |2018-08-12T19:31:50+00:00August 12th, 2018|News|

This summer, Aspect Automation is celebrating its tenth anniversary ... and next summer they’ll celebrate their seventieth! Although that may seem confusing, Aspect grew out of local manufacturing pioneer Remmele Engineering, founded in 1949, and remains dedicated to the same values, commitment to customers, and leading-edge technology that has been its core since the very [...]

VHEDC GenZ Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing Internship Program Celebrates Successful Second Year

By |2018-07-25T21:24:34+00:00July 25th, 2018|Genz News, News|

On Monday, July 23, a class of eight White Bear Lake High School Manufacturing Pathways students were honored for the successful completion of their paid, summer internships with eight NE Metro Industry Partners (manufacturing firms). In attendance, with the students and their families – at Jimmy’s Event Center in Vadnais Heights – were Ramsey County [...]

How Vadnais Heights Grew From Village to Industrial City

By |2018-06-28T05:24:26+00:00June 28th, 2018|News|

In 1975 Vadnais Heights looked like a country village, although the Village of Vadnais Heights officially became a city that year by an act of the State Legislature. Thirty years later, the differences between the Vadnais Heights of 1975 – ’76 and the city of 2005 were enormous. Development into a full-service city was not [...]

NE Metro Collaboration: WBAEFS & Cummins Sales and Service

By |2018-06-20T09:30:31+00:00June 20th, 2018|News|

Andrea Kish-Bailey, Executive Director for White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf, says, “Over the last several years nonprofits have become more visible in their communities. Local organizations like WBAEFS, Merrick, Solid Ground, Lakeshore Players, and a multitude of others participate at community events – like BEARly Open, Marketfest, Manitou Days and Farmers’ Markets – in [...]

NE Metro Collaboration: WBLAEF & Hallberg Engineering

By |2018-06-18T07:49:45+00:00June 18th, 2018|News|

Businesses and nonprofits partnerships make more vibrant communities Since its founding in 1993, White Bear Lake Area Educational Foundation has supported White Bear Lake Area School District 624 by administering grants, fellowships and scholarships for teachers and students, as well as an Angel Fund for families with special economic needs. Dawn Hank, WBLAEF Executive Director, [...]

VHEDC Announces New Partnership with Shipthrifty! 

By |2018-06-07T12:00:35+00:00June 7th, 2018|News|

Now Available on the VHEDC Website: Convenient Shipping, Amazing Prices, and Unparalleled Simplicity. We are really excited about being able to offer you shipping services. We continually look at ways to add more value for area businesses and through our partnership with, we can offer you the convenience of shipping right from our website while saving [...]

Comcast Announced as Sponsoring Partner of VHEDC’s Award-Winning GenZ Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing Program

By |2018-06-13T10:21:30+00:00June 5th, 2018|News|

The Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) announced Comcast Corporation has granted $5,000 to VHEDC for the 2018 GenZ Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing summer internship program. Comcast Corporation (headquartered in Philadelphia, PA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the [...]

Meet VHEDC Summer Intern: Sophia Schmidt

By |2018-06-11T20:11:35+00:00June 3rd, 2018|News|

My name is Sophia Schmidt and I am the 2018 summer intern for the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation. I am This fall, I will be a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where I am studying Community and Nonprofit Leadership, Biology, and Global Health. I am interested in community development and have worked with [...]

VHEDC Announces 2018 GenZ Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing Industry Partners

By |2018-06-13T10:22:32+00:00May 30th, 2018|News|

The Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) announced the industry partners who will participate in the 2018 GenZ Connection: Skills and Careers in Manufacturing summer internship program. The businesses are: SCHWING America, Mold Craft, Renstrom Dental Studios, Pace Industries, LasX Industries, Superior Machine, The Specialty Mfg Co, and Team Vantage. Each business will host four White [...]