An array of industries prosper in Fargo Moorhead, including business representing technology, manufacturing, financial services, back office operations, healthcare and education.

Some of our largest employers include divisional, regional, national and global headquarters & facilities for Microsoft Business Solutions, Bobcat Co., John Deere Electronic Solutions, Border States Electric Supply, RDO Equipment Co., Tech Mahindra, Titan Machinery, Nokia HERE and American Crystal Sugar.

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All Industries

Company Product/Service
Sanford Health Healthcare
North Dakota State University Education
Fargo Public Schools Education
Case New Holland Farm & Construction Equipment
U.S. Bank Service Center Customer Service
Essentia Health Healthcare
Microsoft Software Development
Fargo VA Medical Center Healthcare
West Fargo Public Schools Education
City of Fargo Government
Minnesota State University Moorhead Education
Concordia College Education
Moorhead Public Schools Education
John Deere Electronic Solutions Electronic Systems

Note: Employment numbers are typically reported by companies in January of each year through an employment survey. While the tables do not supply specific employment data, the order of the major employer listings are primarily from largest to smallest in each category.  Aggregate industry data below relates to the primary sector companies that responded to the most recent survey.  The companies surveyed under each industry are not an exhaustive of every local company in that particular industry but generally includes the companies who may be considered “primary sector”, which takes into consideration the geographic reach of their revenue base.

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Manufacturing

Total reported 12/31/2013 Manufacturing full-time employment:  6,128
Change from 12/31/2012:  -92 or -1%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth: 326 or 5%
Total companies reporting:  70 (83% response rate)

Company Product/Service
Case New Holland Farm & Construction Equipment
John Deere Electronic Solutions Electronics Systems
Integrity Windows by Marvin Windows
American Crystal Sugar Company Agricultural Processing
Crary Industries Power Equipment
Fargo Assembly Company Wiring Harnesses
Tecton Products Composites
Caterpillar Reman Drivetrain Remanufacturing
Cardinal IG Company Windows
MidAmerica Steel Steel

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Distribution

Total reported 12/31/2013 Distribution full-time employment:  784
Change from 12/31/2012:  75 or 11%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth: 59 or 8%
Total companies reporting:  8 (73% response rate)

Company Product/Service
Swanson Health Products Health Products
Border States Electric Supply Electrical, Industrial, Utility, and Data Communication Supplies
Sysco Food
SuperValu Grocery
Pactiv Food Packaging
Thrifty White Drug Pharmaceuticals
Maintenance Engineering Lighting Products
McNeilus Steel Steel

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Back Office

Total reported 12/31/2013 Back Office full-time employment:  3,523
Change from 12/31/2012:  578 or 20%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth: 466 or 13%
Total companies reporting:  11 (69% response rate)

Company Product/Service
U.S. Bank Service Center Customer Service
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Health Care
Noridian Administrative Services Medicare/Medicaid Claims
Restaurant Technology Services Customer Service
Bank of the West Customer Service
Wells Fargo Banker Connection Banker Support
Serco Customer Service
Pepsi Connect Customer Service
Cargill Global Business Services Financial Service
Discovery Benefits Customer Service
IC Systems, Inc. Collections

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Technology

Total reported 12/31/2013 Technology full-time employment:  2,905
Change from 12/31/2012:  118 or 4%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth: 287 or 10%
Total companies reporting:  27 (71% response rate)

Company Product/Service
Microsoft Software Development
John Deere Electronic Solutions Electronics Systems
Nokia HERE Digital Map Production
Tech Mahindra Americas IT Development and Support
Appareo Systems Electronics & Software Development
Evolution1 Healthcare Payment Solutions
Sundog Integrated Marketing
FBS Data Systems Digital Map Development
Daktech Computer Manufacturing
Myriad Mobile Mobile Application Development
Echelon Embedded Systems & Smart Controls

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Life and Physical Sciences

Total reported 12/31/2013 Life and Physical Sciences full-time employment:  277
Change from 12/31/2012:  -170 or -38%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth:  42 or 15%
Total companies reporting:  10 (77% response rate)

Company Product/Service
Weather Modification  Cloud Seeding Services
DMS Health Group Medical Imaging Equipment
CSM Clinical Trials Services & Supplies
Aldevron Plasmid DNA Manufacturing
Precision Diagnostic Services/Seredor Sleep Disorders
Novum Pharmaceutical Research Services Clinical Trials and Research
Lillestol Research Clinical Trials and Research

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Corporate Headquarters

Total reported 12/31/2013 Manufacturing full-time employment:  1,591
Change from 12/31/2012:  25 or 2%
Projected 2014 full-time employment growth: 33 or 2%
Total companies reporting:  8 (67% response rate)

Company Product/Service
John Deere Electronic Solutions Electronics Systems
Noridian Administrative Services Medicare/Medicaid Claims
American Crystal Sugar Value-Added Agriculture
Bell State Bank & Trust Banking
Border States Electric Supply Electrical, Industrial, Utility, and Data Communication Supplies
RDO Equipment Co. Farm Equipment
Bobcat Americas Construction Equipment
Butler Machinery Farm & Construction Equipment
Scheels Sporting Goods
Vanity Apparel

Note: Employment numbers are typically reported by companies in January of each year. While the above tables do not supply employment data, the order of the major employer listing is primarily from largest to smallest in each category.