Hutchinson Technology saw shipments of its primary product — suspension assemblies for disk drives — increase 4 percent during the most recent quarter. But the Hutchinson-based company continues to be dogged by losses.
The explosion in mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, is also growing the numbers of applications available to do all kinds of tasks on them. There are already thousands of “apps” representing a $35 billion industry, and more are being created each day.
The Hutchinson boys swimming and diving team continued its march toward the Wright County Conference title Thursday when it easily defeated the Orono/Mound-Westonka Spartans at Jerry Carlson Pool in Hutchinson.
The Hutchinson/Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart wrestling team came out motivated in its final conference dual Thursday and blew the Orono Spartans away with a 75-3 win to claim a share of the Wright County Conference East title.
Led by sales growth in its advanced materials, aerospace and commercial transportation, industrial adhesives and tapes, and automotive aftermarket businesses, 3M on Tuesday reported record sales for its most recent quarter and year.