MN: Cirtec Medical to Expand in Brooklyn Park, Create 200 Jobs

6 Nov, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced that Cirtec Medical Corporation will expand in Brooklyn Park.  
The expansion is expected to create 200 jobs with an average wage of $22.89 per hour, while retaining their existing 350 Minnesota-based employees. DEED is supporting this project with a loan of up to $800,000  from the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF). Cirtec has held a virtual career fair to help find the new skilled employees. 
“Cirtec Medical’s decision to expand their business in Brooklyn Park is yet another indicator that Minnesota is the land of growth and opportunity for our business community,” said Governor Tim Walz. “I congratulate Cirtec Medical on their expansion, and I look forward to our continued partnership.” 
“With the support of the State of Minnesota, DEED, and the City of Brooklyn Park, this new facility will further expand our design, finished device assembly and sterilization capabilities while ensuring we have the capacity to support our customer’s growth,” said Brian Highley, Cirtec CEO. 
“This expansion is a testament to Minnesota’s solid workforce,” said DEED Commissioner Steve Grove. “DEED is focused on growing jobs and empowering growth of Minnesota’s economy. I’m excited to partner with Cirtec Medical on their expansion.” 
Cirtec Medical is a Minnesota-owned business headquartered in Brooklyn Park with facilities around the world. They are an industry-leading partner and innovator for medical devices.  
“Cirtec is part of Brooklyn Park’s emerging medical technology and manufacturing corridor that creates life-saving medications, technologies, and devices that are distributed throughout the world,” said Mayor Jeffrey Lunde. “The City is thrilled that Cirtec, like so many companies in the City, are choosing to grow in Brooklyn Park.” 
The Minnesota Investment Fund provides loans and grants to companies that create and retain high-quality jobs with a focus on industrial, manufacturing and technology-related industries to increase the local and state tax base and improve the economic vitality for all Minnesotans.