Category Archives: Iowa

Silgan plans container factory in Burlington.

BURLINGTON, Iowa – Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp., a California-based manufacturer of metal food containers, plans to build a manufacturing plant in Burlington, creating 120 jobs. The company expects the project will require an investment of $12 ...

Hirschbach Motor Lines plans new HQ in Dubuque.

DUBUQUE, Iowa – Hirschbach Motor Lines plans to locate a new headquarters office and add about 100 new workers in the historic Millwork District in Dubuque. The company plans to purchase and renovate the Kretschmer Manufacturing Building at the corner ...

Physical Therapy Specialists growing in Sioux City.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Physical Therapy Specialists will expand its facility at 2800 Pierce Street. The project will enable the company to retain nine jobs and add six jobs. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded the company $50,000 in tax ...

Plastipak plans expansion at Ottumwa facility.

OTTUMWA, Iowa – Plastipak Packaging plans to purchase the building it currently occupies in Ottumwa and add 100,000 square feet of office and production space. The company will also install two manufacturing lines. Plastipak manufactures plastic preform ...

McKesson locates distribution center in Clear Lake.

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical drug distributor, is building a new warehouse and distribution center in Clear Lake. The $65 million project is expected to create 164 jobs, according to a recent news release from t ...

Doran & Ward to increase capacity in Burlington.

BURLINGTON, Iowa – Packaging company Doran & Ward plans to add 10,000 square feet and add 13 jobs at its facility in Burlington. Doran & Ward creates high-impact packaging, such as film wraps, rack cards, paper wraps and folding cartons. The in ...

Accumold plans Ankenny expansion, 200 new jobs.

DES MOINES, Iowa – Accumold will invest $10 million to expand its Ankenny factory, creating 200 jobs in the Des Moines metro area. The company, which manufactures precision parts for electronics, optics and medical equipment, plans begin construction to ...

Dubuque’s Cottingham & Butler to create 90 jobs.

DUBUQUE, Iowa – Cottingham & Butler was awarded $600,000 in financial support for growth plan, the company announced in January. The Iowa Economic Development Board agreed to provide direct assistance through the High Quality Jobs Program for the $ ...

Rembrandt paints bright future in Winnebago County.

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa  –  Rembrandt Enterprises will build a new large-scale egg processing plant in Winnebago County. The project will create 197 jobs paying at least $14.86 per hour, according to a recent news release from the Iowa Economic Development ...

Rüster Sports wins grant for new inner tube.

DES MOINES –  Rüster Sports will received a $25,000 award from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to develop a new bicycle inner tube meant for racing tires. The grant was made through the Proof of Commercial Relevance Fund, a program to p ...

NuMake to make new chemicals in Clinton.

CLINTON, Iowa – NuMake was awarded a loan from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to help develop marketing for its product n-Butanol. Founded in Clinton in 2014, NuMake is a biobutanol refinery. Its product n-Butanol is a valuable chemical ...

Grant supports gene therapy research at NaturemiRI.

CORALVILLE, Iowa – NaturemiRI has won a $25,000 grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to develop new research capabilities and treatments for diseases. Founded in Coralville in November 2014, NaturemiRI is based on the work of Dr. ...

Federal-Mogul expands Burlington operation.

BURLINGTON, Iowa — Federal-Mogul plans to add a new packaging line at the company’s Burlington plant, a move that is expected to create 28 jobs. Federal-Mogul is an automotive component manufacturer for major original equipment manufacturers, such ...