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How His Small Factory Got Drafted Into Crafting A Key Component For Ventilators

Todd Olson is CEO of a Minneapolis manufacturer that played a key role in a project to help General Motors make ventilators for the pandemic. He calls the effort "our biggest moment."
Todd Olson's company, Twin City Die Castings, played a key role in an urgent project to help General Motors make ventilators for the coronavirus effort. Source: Sheila Olson

One Friday in March, Todd Olson was suddenly pulled into a life-or-death project.

General Motors Co. asked Olson, CEO of Twin City Die Castings in Minneapolis: Could he help make tiny pistons? The giant carmaker was committed

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