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  • Monday, February 23, 2015 11:19 AM
    Rockwell Collins Inc. on Friday celebrated the expansion of the company's production facility in Sydney, Australia, where it will manufacture its Distributed Aperture System optical systems for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jet fighter. 

  • Friday, February 20, 2015 2:49 PM
    Deere & Co. profits dropped to $387 million in the quarter ended Jan. 31 from $681 million in the same period last year, the Moline-based company said today.  

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:19 PM
    Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, was in Des Moines this morning to pitch his agency's services as a playing-field leveler for small businesses seeking to broaden their export activity. 

  • Friday, February 13, 2015 2:30 PM
    A growing Ankeny manufacturer that specializes in making ultra-tiny products has big plans for expansion this year. 

  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 10:45 AM
    The Iowa Leading Indicators Index increased slightly to 109.4 in December 2014 from 109.3 in November, the Iowa Department of Revenue reported. 

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:15 PM
    DuPont Co. today announced strong fourth-quarter and annual operating results, despite significant market and economic challenges.  

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 10:49 AM
    Deere & Co.  today announced 300 layoffs at its Ankeny plant, and 565 in Waterloo.  

    Friday, January 23, 2015 6:00 AM
    Iowa is an established leader in producing animal feed and fuel products from corn, soybeans and other crops. Now, state economic development leaders say it’s time to create new incentives to help Iowa companies pursue a wealth of opportunIties in producing bio-based chemicals.   

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 9:50 AM

    Marel, formerly Townsend Engineering, is moving its manufacturing from Des Moines to Gainesville, Ga., as part of changes that will cost 150 workers their jobs.



  • Friday, January 16, 2015 4:38 PM
    Barilla announced Friday that it is planning a $26.8 million expansion at its Ames plant, KCCI Channel 8 reported 

  • Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:18 AM
    Slowing demand for farm equipment has prompted the Bridgestone farm tire manufacturing plant in Des Moines to lay off 69 workers. 

    Tuesday, January 06, 2015 3:43 PM
    Dimond Bikes, a part of Des Moines-based performance bicycle maker Rüster Sports LLC, announced that it has entered into a five-year partnership with five-time Ironman Champion and ITU Long Distance World Champion Jordan Rapp, as well as with four-time Wildflower Champion and two-time Ironman 70.3 Champion Jesse Thomas. 

  • Tuesday, January 06, 2015 3:37 PM
    Mike Ralston, president of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, will share his look into the crystal ball for business in Iowa at a networking event Thursday at Lincoln Saving Bank at 13523 University Ave. in Clive. 

  • 15 Industry Trends for 2015
    Friday, January 02, 2015 6:00 AM
    Sorry, Doug. As much as I want to give you credit, your prediction on real estate trends came a bit late for us. But I can personally validate the assertion by Doug Siedenburg, owner and president of The Siedenburg Group, that office improvements will be used to attract and keep workers in 2015.  

  • Wednesday, December 24, 2014 3:00 PM
    This year, 71 vehicles earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's top safety awards, up from 39 last year, CNNMoney reported. 

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