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  • Grundy County Industrial Park Offers Rural Setting Along U.S. Highway 20

    Grundy County Industrial Park Offers Rural Setting Along U.S. Highway 20

    posted 3/5/2018 in Buildings & Sites

    The Grundy County Industrial Park is perfectly situated to attract regional distribution and warehousing facilities. With the adjacent four-lane U.S. Highway 20 and two-lane Iowa Highway 14, the park has easy access to all Midwest markets.

  • Geater Machining and Manufacturing Expands in Independence

    posted 3/5/2018 in Featured Articles

    Geater Machining and Manufacturing, Co. broke ground last fall on a 30,000-foot expansion of their building in Independence, Iowa. The expansion will better serve both customers and employees, continuing a tradition of investment in the community.

  • Industrial Water – Supply and Cost: Cedar Valley Aquifer

    posted 3/5/2018 in Featured Articles

    Many drinking water agencies are developing conservation plans because of the stress they've seen on their water system over the years. The Cedar Valley Aquifer hasn't seen that stress. The water supply in the Cedar Valley of Iowa is both high-quantity and high-quality.

  • Why Iowa?

    posted 3/5/2018 in Featured Articles

    Iowa Industrial New Jobs Training Program

  • 2018 Brings Positive Changes for Iowa Employers

    posted 9/20/2017 in Featured Articles

    Iowa employers will see some positive changes at the start of 2018. Beginning January 1, Iowa employers will see unemployment insurance taxes decrease an average of 1.5 percent on 2018 wages. The decrease is a result of the strength of the unemployment insurance trust fund, unemployment contributory wages and target levels of the unemployment insurance contributory wages. Yearly rates are determined by a formula.

  • Menards Cross-Dock Distribution Center

    posted 9/8/2017 in Projects

    Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based national home-improvement retailer Menards recently completed construction of a new cross-dock distribution center adjacent to the company's Midwest manufacturing plant near Shell Rock, Iowa, in Butler County.

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