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  • Business as Usual… during Unusual Times

    posted 9/22/2020 in Featured Articles

    Like many communities throughout Iowa, the Cedar Valley has experienced its share of challenges due to the economic impacts of Covid-19. While we have become familiar with the daily stories of unemployment, businesses closing doors and the strain on local economies, the Cedar Valley remains united, adaptable, and resilient.

  • Allerton Brewery to Open in Independence

    posted 9/22/2020 in Projects

    Another brick is being laid into the wall needed to build a thriving community, and the Buchanan County Economic Development Commission (BCEDC) is providing mortar to ensure the wall stands strong. The Allerton Brewing Company in Independence is that brick, and they are moving towards an autumn opening.

  • $22.5 Million Light Plant and 100% Fiber Network poise New Hampton, IA for Growth

    posted 9/22/2020 in Projects

    New Hampton's Municipal Light Plant is investing $22.5 million in the City's electrical and telecommunications infrastructure. The investment will address needed improvements to the city's electrical system and will start up a municipal-owned telecommunications utility. The New Hampton Municipal Utility (NHMU) will provide local service for internet, phone and television.

  • Pries Opens New Multi-Million Dollar Anodizing Line Attracting 40 New Jobs

    posted 11/22/2019 in Projects

    After a year of construction on a new 50,000 square foot expansion, Pries Enterprises has announced the opening of their new anodizing line. Pries will now be a vertically integrated one stop shop for aluminum extrusions, anodizing and fabrication. The expansion will open several new doors for the company and its customers.

  • Students & Parents Explore Manufacturing Careers

    posted 11/22/2019 in Events

    Over 100 parents and students from Waverly-Shell Rock and surrounding school districts explored careers in manufacturing and toured Waverly manufacturers during the second annual Manufacturing Night for Parents and Students held during Manufacturing Week.

  • Buchanan County Hosts Manufacturing Tours

    posted 11/22/2019 in Events

    October is National Manufacturing Month and Buchanan County Economic Development started it off right with a series of tours of Buchanan County Iowa Manufacturers.

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