This article showcases our top picks for the best Minnesota based Chemical Engineering companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Chemical Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Minnesota Chemical Engineering Companies
Activated Research Company
Activated Research Company® (ARC), founded by Brad Cleveland and Andrew Jones, has a mission to make the world a better place using its expertise in catalysis. Catalysts act as molecular highways that speed and direct chemical reactions to occur advantageously.
The company’s first product, the Polyarc® system, is a breakthrough innovation that combines catalysis with chemical analysis to revolutionize 60 year old technology. It’s easy to use and seamlessly integrates into new or existing gas chromatographs (GCs) with flame ionization detectors (FIDs).
The Polyarc system has received international acclaim, receiving the “2015 Best New Product” award at the Gulf Coast Conference and being named one of the top innovations in 2015 by The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards. This is the first of what will be many innovative products to be released as they work to fulfill their mission..