Businesses in Fargo, ND

By Jason Zasky on August 19, 2013 at 4:00 pm EST

PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Conti

The economy in Fargo-Moorhead is right on the money thanks in large part to companies that develop new technology, including major players in advanced manufacturing for the agricultural and construction industries.

Tech Companies


Microsoft's Fargo campus has more than 1,600 employees and vendors who develop and support major software products. The campus also features an Executive Briefing Center to supply information and updates to prospects, customers and partners who visit Microsoft.

Intelligent InSites provides data intelligence for health care providers to improve their inventory management along with staff and patient safety. Another local firm in the health care sector is Evolution1, which simplifies the business aspect of healthcare through electronic payment solutions.

Packet Digital designs, develops and markets technology that extends battery life by up to 400 percent in wireless sensors. Appareo Systems designs and manufactures electronic and software products for aerospace, defense and transportation applications.


Tech Mahindra is an India-based company that operates a business support IT center in Fargo, and Echelon develops energy control platforms that help customers save 20 percent or more on their energy usage. Sundog initiates marketing and technology strategies for companies looking to become more innovative.

Advanced Manufacturing

With corporate offices in West Fargo, Bobcat Company is a leader in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of construction equipment. Also in West Fargo is Caterpillar Reman, whose assembly plant produces remanufactured drive train components for large off-highway trucks and other mining equipment. At Titan Machinery, their Shared Resources office in West Fargo represents a mix of agricultural, construction and consumer products dealerships located in the upper Midwest.


In Fargo proper, farm and construction equipment manufacturer and retailer Case New Holland has a plant that produces four-wheel-drive agricultural tractors and wheel loaders, employing 700 people. Amity Technology, an agricultural machinery factory firm, has its R&D and manufacturing headquarters in Fargo, and Integrity from Marvin specializes in window and door engineering.

Other Industry Leaders

Several other large companies contribute to the local economy, including Discovery Benefits, Eide Bailly, Otter Tail Corporation, RDO Equipment, Sanford Health, Swanson Health Products, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and Vanity.

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