Amy Klobuchar Visits NIDEC’s Kato Engineering Shop in North Mankato

Amy Klobuchar Visits NIDEC’s Kato Engineering Shop in North Mankato

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By Robert Lawson
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NORTH MANKATO (March 27) – Senator Amy Klobuchar was chipper and emphatic when speaking to the press on Wednesday about her tour of the electric generator and alternator manufacturing subsidiary of NIDEC, Kato Engineering in North Mankato. Klobuchar even mentioned Russia in her remarks, referring to Russia’s recently re-elected President Vladimir Putin and his country’s constant provocations, war in Ukraine and braggadocio about nuclear warheads.

Her comments on that subject were combative in the competitive sense. For Klobuchar and NIDEC, the topic is sensitive in nature for obvious reasons but this didn’t deter Klobuchar from marketing the United States’ global military equipment capabilities in her statements. The press wasn’t allowed to tour the NIDEC shop facility with ... Continued on page 5 of the Nicollet County Ledger March 31, 2024 edition. 

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