Scheduled to open in November 2019, filtration manufacturer Donaldson Co., Inc. has broken ground on a $15 million material research center at its corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Minn.
With the addition of the Material Research Center, Donaldson will add six researchers and engineers to the company’s headquarters 1100 employees.
At the groundbreaking ceremony, Michael Wynblatt, vice president and chief technology officer, said, “The secret to leading in the filtration market is having great filter media, and that’s enabled by having great scientific fundamentals. This new material research center will enable our continued growth and leadership in filtration innovation for years to come.”
Donaldson said research and development investments like the material research center helps it attract the technical talent necessary for innovation and commercialization of materials and technologies.