Radiant HVAC manufacturer Uponor Inc. was named one of 33 making a difference in Minnesota by a business magazine.

Finance & Commerce named the Apple Valley, Minn., company a Progress Minnesota 2014 honoree. The award recognizes firms and individuals responsible for business growth in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and across the state.

“It is an honor to be chosen as one of the companies helping to drive greater economic growth in the Twin Cities area,” said Bill Gray, president of Uponor North America. “We have a strong entrepreneurial spirit here at Uponor that is a core part of our culture. Being recognized for our efforts is humbling as well as motivating to ensure we continue our drive toward further innovation and success.”

Other companies making the list include 3M, online photo processor Shutterfly and health care companies the Mayo Clinic and St. Jude Medical.

“This year’s award recipients illustrate the creativity, drive and commitment of business and industry from across the state that continues to turn the dial and make Minnesota a great place to conduct business,” said Steve Jahn, publisher of Finance & Commerce. “They typify what the Progress Minnesota Award is about.”

The winners were to be recognized at an April 10 ceremony.