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  • Friday, March 27, 2015 3:06 PM
    The Iowa Quality Center will recognize Firestone Farm Tires, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations for achieving Silver-level recognition as part of its Iowa Recognition of Performance Excellence program for the second time.  

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:19 PM
    Winnebago Industries Inc., one of the leading U.S. recreation vehicle manufacturers, has announced the installation of a $7 million state-of-the-art electro-deposition paint system in its motor home chassis prep facility in Forest City. 

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:22 PM
    U.S. wholesale inventories rose 0.3 percent in January and sales dropped 3.1 percent, the largest decrease since March 2009, according to the U.S. Commerce Department, Reuters reported. 

  • Monday, March 09, 2015 2:55 PM
    A majority of U.S. manufacturers oppose President Barack Obama's budget proposal that would increase estate taxes on small and medium-sized businesses, according to the latest National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/IndustryWeek Survey of Manufacturers. 

    Thursday, March 05, 2015 3:01 PM
    New orders for factory goods fell in January, posting their sixth straight monthly decline, according to the U.S. Commerce Department, Reuters reported.  

  • 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 

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