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an rendering technology development planned Imation to build technology Oakdale facility will house about 800 scientists By Susan Feyder Star Tribune Staff Writer Imation Corp., the imaging and information company spun off last year by 3M Co., an nounced plans Thursday to build a technology development center next to its Oakdale headquarters. The 375,000-square-foot 375,000-square-foot 375,000-square-foot 375,000-square-foot 375,000-square-foot Discovery Discovery Technology Center will house about 800 scientists now working out of several locations at 3M's Maplewood campus. Center construction at the intersection intersection of Interstate Hwy. 694 and Hwy. 5 will begin in March and is to be completed in the by Corp. Oakdale. second half of 1998. The move will result in a significant significant increase in Imation's work force in Oakdale, where about 460 executives, marketing and sales employees currently work. They will be joined in April by another 280 metro-area metro-area metro-area employees, employees, who will be housed in a second office building being built next to the headquarters. Not included in this move are center about 300 other scientists who for now will remain in space Imation leases from 3M in Maplewood. Maplewood. Imation said a decision on a permanent home for them will be made in about a month and options include further expansion expansion in Oakdale, continuing to lease in Maplewood or leasing elsewhere in the Twin Cities. Turn to EXPAND on D3

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  1. Star Tribune,
  2. 28 Feb 1997, Fri,
  3. Page 45

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