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    Friday, July 22, 2016 6:00 AM
    Economic indicators this year indicated weakness in the manufacturing sector. Local experts weigh in on why that is and what Iowa manufacturers can expect next. 

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:13 AM
    A second company said this week that it will close a manufacturing plant in eastern Iowa.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:24 PM
    The Danfoss Group, an Ames-based manufacturer of mobile hydraulic components, today announced its intent to acquire full ownership of privately held White Drive Products Inc., a leading manufacturer of hydraulic motors based in Hopkinsville, Ky.

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:45 PM
    The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council announced today that Adam Lathrop has been named the council's executive director. He succeeds Laura Johnson, who was executive director for 29 years. 

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:36 AM
    The Additive Manufacturing and Design Center, the most technologically advanced 3-D printing and design center in the United States, will hold an open house on June 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at the TechWorks Campus in Waterloo.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:54 PM
    Forest City-based Winnebago Industries Inc. reported a nearly 28 percent increase in operating income for its fiscal third quarter.

  • Measuring the manufacturing skills gap in Iowa
    Friday, June 10, 2016 6:00 AM

    Dee Zee Inc. can’t find enough production workers to fill its increasingly skilled positions, and the gap is growing. 

    Tuesday, June 07, 2016 3:56 PM
    Iowa ranks high in its manufacturing and logistics sectors, compared with other states, but fares poorly in areas such as tax climate and global reach, according to a report by Ball State University's Center for Business and Economic Research in Indiana.

  • Friday, June 03, 2016 3:05 PM
    Des Moines-based mechanical contractor Baker Group has paid $3.4 million for about 20 acres of land in Ankeny where it plans a $22 million office and manufacturing plant.

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:00 PM
    Innovative Injection Technologies would add 36 jobs at its facility in West Des Moines under terms of an incentive package the company is seeking with the city and state of Iowa.

    Friday, May 27, 2016 3:26 PM
    Jon Troen, CEO of Des Moines-based Mittera Group, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Iowa Distinguished Printer of the Year Award by Printing Industries Midwest.

  • Friday, May 20, 2016 3:41 PM
    The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency has announced a competitive solicitation for candidates interested in operating four new MBDA advanced manufacturing projects.

  • Friday, May 20, 2016 1:26 PM
    Deere & Co.'s second-quarter net income was down sharply compared with its year-ago results, reflecting the continuing impact of the global farm economy and further weakness in the construction equipment industry, the company reported today. 

    Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:49 AM
    A dozen Greater Des Moines junior high students will get an intense introduction to the world of manufacturing early next month, through a hands-on, on-site program developed by Albert Marasco, CEO of Summit Products Inc. in Altoona.

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