Category Archives: Construction & Real Estate

East Penn set to create 350 jobs in Oelwein.

OELWEIN, Iowa – East Penn Manufacturing plans to expand its facility in Oelwein, investing $64 million  and creating 350 jobs in Northeast Iowa. East Penn is a manufacturer of specialty batteries and accessories for agricultural, automotive, commercial ...

CF Industries continues Iowa plant expansion.

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa — CF Industries is in the midst of a major expansion at its fertilizer plant in Port Neal. Now in its second year, the project includes numerous cranes, including one that can lift 1,000 tons. A 93-foot-tall primary reformer is u ...

Hy-Vee says hi to 105 new employees.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Hy-Vee Supermarkets plans to expand its headquarters in West Des Moines, according to a recent news release from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). In an application for tax credits from IEDA, the supermarket chain o ...

Worksite Hawk wins funding.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Crossroads Manufacturing has developed the Worksite Hawk, a solar-powered tool that provides daytime worksite monitoring and nighttime surveillance to protect equipment and materials. Based in Clarksville, the startup company recently ...