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  • Monday, October 05, 2015 10:54 AM
    Deere & Co. employees represented by the United Auto Workers ratified a new six-year agreement Sunday, the Quad-City Times reported. 

  • Thursday, October 01, 2015 11:07 AM
    Iowans throughout the state will have easy access this month to a variety of events touting the benefits of a career in manufacturing. 

  • Thursday, October 01, 2015 11:07 AM
    Deere & Co. announced this morning it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers to replace the six-year master labor contract that expired Sept. 30. 

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 3:44 PM
    In its first Legends in Iowa Manufacturing event, Elevate Iowa, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, recognized outstanding leaders in manufacturing. 

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:17 AM
    Deere & Co.'s dramatic fall from record profits a couple of years ago could mean long and contentious labor negotiations once the current six-year contract expires Thursday, The Des Moines Register reported.  

  • Friday, September 25, 2015 3:20 PM
    The Iowa Association of Business and Industry's Sept. 30 Advanced Manufacturing Conference at the Prairie Meadows Events Center in Altoona will feature author and consultant Matthew May in a keynote address.  

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:48 PM
    Five Iowa manufacturing leaders will be recognized during an inaugural Legends in Manufacturing Awards dinner on Sept. 29. 

  • Friday, September 18, 2015 3:42 PM
    Rockwell Collins Inc. plans to eliminate 500 jobs nationwide in response to weakness in its business aviation market, which includes sales of executive jets and regional jets, Corridor Business Journal reported. 

  • Friday, September 11, 2015 10:58 AM
    Robert Olson, interim CEO for Winnebago Industries Inc., will step down Sept. 24, the Forest City company announced Thursday.  

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:11 AM
    Dee Zee Inc. will build a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Pleasant Hill, creating 150 new production jobs. 

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:18 PM
    CNN profiled four Iowa manufacturers as part of a look at how Iowa is helping sustain American manufacturing.  

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 4:08 PM
    Denison-based Quality Food Processors said Monday it wants to invest $20 million to expand its bacon production plant, a project that could create 200 jobs, The Des Moines Register reports. 

  • Cultivating Iowa's growth in bio-based plastics
    Friday, August 07, 2015 6:00 AM

    Plastics are integral and ubiquitous in our everyday lives, from the interiors of our vehicles to our cellphones to the packaging for the products we purchase. Surprisingly, few plastics yet are  made with renewable materials and processes. 


  • Wednesday, August 05, 2015 2:22 PM
    The first class of students graduated this morning from the new Central Iowa Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) Academy.  

  • Tuesday, August 04, 2015 2:39 PM
    The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce today announced the official launch of the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub. 

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