Alien Technology sought financial assistance before closing
Published 06/03/2009, The Forum
'Kind of the cart before the horse,' official says
Alien Technology lifted off from Fargo in much the same way it landed, looking for a financial boost. A few weeks before announcing plans in mid-May to shutter the Fargo plant, a closing that’s final Monday, executives from the California-based maker of “smart tags” were still considering expanding the facility here and seeking financial assistance.