"Our customers say our product quality is exceptionally high. But we recognize that this comes down to the quality of our workforce . . . to people who appreciate and value their jobs, as well as their environment; people who give 110% and who show their loyalty."

— Regional Clow, Executive Vice President,
Clow Stamping Company

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Great employers in Greater Minnesota

Nearly 2,200 companies are located in Crow Wing County. Our major employers include:

Crow Wing County Major Employers by Industry Sector
  Industry Employees
Essentia Health - Central Region
Healthcare 1,460    
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Healthcare 947     
Brainerd School District Education 893     
Grand View Lodge Tourism 720     
Madden's Resort Tourism 550     
Ascensus Technology Services 500     
Breezy Point Resort Tourism  500     
Clow Stamping Manufacturing 440     
Crow Wing County Government 415     
Cragun's Resort Tourism 380     
Central Lakes College Education 325     
Walmart Retail   320
Ruttgers Bay Lake Resort Tourism 300     
Anderson Brothers Construction Construction 260     
Cub Foods/Super Valu (3 stores) Retail 320     
Pequot Lakes School District Education 240     
Crosby Ironton School District Education 240     
Mills Automotive Retail 220     
Bang Printing Manufacturing 218     
City of Brainerd Government 208     
Bethany Good Samaritan Healthcare 175     
Costco Retail 175     
Woodland Good Samaritan Healthcare  175     
Landis + Gyr Inc. Energy 140     
Nortech Systems Manufacturing 97    
Source: BLAEDC Research, March 2016; + periodic updates

By The Numbers

Employers by Industry
 # of Emps
Technology Services 



Minnesota Care


TDS Telecom 101
ChamberMaster 70
Ideal System Solutions 17
Clow Stamping 440
Nortech         97
Bang Printing 218
Atek Industries 50
Northstar Plating 115
Essentia Health - Central Region 1,460
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center 947
Bethany Good Samaritan 175
Woodland Good Samaritan 175
Good Neighbor Home Health Care 78
Landis+Gyr 140
Crow Wing Power 95
Brainerd Public Utilities        49
Crow Wing County Landfill 7
Grand View Lodge 720
Madden's Resort 550
Breezy Point Resort 500
Cragun's Resort 380
Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge 300
Source: BLAEDC Research, June 2016+ Periodic Updates