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September 17, 2019

One of the largest industrial properties in Wisconsin becomes certified

Beaver Dam Commerce Park is located in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin on the city’s far north side, with four-lane U.S. Highway 151 nearby. The property totals 520-contiguous acres, is zoned industrial,…
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September 17, 2019

Alliant Energy named a “Top Utility in Economic Development”

Alliant Energy has been recognized as a “Top Utility in Economic Development” by Site Selection magazine. The magazine bases the ranking on corporate project investment, job creation figures and utility…
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September 17, 2019

Minnesota-based company expands to Mason City, Iowa

Minnesotas Bushel BoyBushel Boy Farms has broken ground on a nearly 17-acre greenhouse with a 50,000 square foot packing house along I-35 in Mason City, Iowa. The company has acquired…
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September 17, 2019

Iowa and Wisconsin continue to post high marks in 2019 Manufacturing Scorecard

Iowa and Wisconsin maintained stellar grades in manufacturing, logistics industry health, expected financial gap and human capital, according to Ball State University's latest Manufacturing Scorecard report. Iowa earned an overall…
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August 5, 2019

Alliant Energy’s Growth Sites take the spotlight at biotechnology conference

Alliant Energy recently partnered with the Iowa Economic Development Authority for a sponsorship at the 2019 BIO World Congress in Des Moines, Iowa. The event attracted 572 companies from 35…
Growth Sites
August 5, 2019

Top companies locate at Alliant Energy’s Prairie View Industrial Center in Ames, Iowa

Ames, Iowa is garnering more than its share of national recognition by quickly becoming a premiere location for food processing and biofuels. VERBIO, Lincolnway Energy and Barilla are all anchor…
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August 5, 2019

Duluth Trading Company opening new distribution center in Dubuque, Iowa

Duluth Trading Company, which is based in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, will be opening a 102,000 square foot distribution center in Dubuque, Iowa. The facility will employ 12 full-time staff, as…
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August 5, 2019

Kraft Heinz to launch new Ready-to-Eat dessert line in Mason City, Iowa

The Kraft Heinz facility in Mason City, Iowa will be growing and adding jobs as the company retools the facility to produce a new slate of ready-to-eat dessert products. The…
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May 2, 2019

Alliant Energy partners with CIRAS to open new digital manufacturing lab

Alliant Energy announced a new partnership with Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS). This will make it easier for Iowa manufacturers to implement new digital technologies…
Growth Sites
May 2, 2019

Boone Industrial Park in Boone, Iowa becomes newest Alliant Energy Growth Site

The Boone Industrial Park – Phase II is the latest industrial park to achieve certification through the Iowa Certified Site Program. The 150 acre site is located one mile north…
Project Roundup
May 2, 2019

Birds Eye Foods’ announces expansion in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Conagra Brands owned Birds Eye announced that they will be investing $78 million to modernize and expand the current 350,000 square foot cold storage and vegetable packaging operation in Beaver…
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May 2, 2019

New Jersey based Catalent adding 100 jobs in Madison, Wisconsin

Global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) leader, Catalent Biologicals, is planning a $100 million expansion at their Madison, Wisconsin facility. The company develops and manufactures pharmaceutical products made from…
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May 2, 2019

Cedar Rapids, Iowa gains Iowa Fluid Power expansion

Iowa Fluid Power (IFP) announced plans for a $5.7 million development in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A 45,000 square foot expansion will create over 30% additional manufacturing and distribution space to…