Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LPX) on Tuesday said it sees continued growth opportunities in its siding business but is lowering its long term SmartSide Strand sales growth target to 10-12 percent to reflect slower housing starts. It has regional siding plants in Two Harbors, Hayward and Tomahawk.

Duluth-based imaging technology company IKONICS Corp. (IKNX) announced  second quarter sales of $4.6 million, down 1 percent compared with the second quarter of 2018.  Second quarter earnings fell from $145,000 (7 cents per diluted share) in 2018 to a loss of $116,000, (6 cents per diluted s…

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