Bodine Electric announced a major expansion to their Peosta facility. The project includes a capital investment of $1.7 million and the creation of 35 new jobs.
Sedgwick announced a major expansion to their Dubuque facilities in the Dubuque Technology Park and Westmark Corporate Campus. The firm plans to add over 105 new positions.
Camoplast Solideal announced a major expansion in the Peosta Industrial Park. The firm plans to invest $2.5 million dollars for additional space and new machinery and equipment. Camoplast would relocate to an adjacent building, thereby adding an additional 30,000 square feet of capacity (80,000 total). Camoplast would also retain 32 existing positions and add 23 new jobs at the Peosta facility.
Camoplast Solideal is a privately-owned company based in Canada that designs, develops, and manufactures specialized components, sub-systems, and assemblies for some of the world’s leading companies (OEMs).
Rousselot announced a major expansion to their existing facility in the Kerper Industrial Park. The firm plans to invest $16 million in capital investments, which is expected to increase production capacity by 40 percent and create at least 10 new jobs.
Giese Companies announced a major expansion to their existing facility in Dubuque’s Industrial Center West. The company plans to add 28,000 square feet of new space.
Heartland Financial announced a major expansion in Dubuque’s historic Roshek Building. The firm plans to invest $1.7 million in space design to construct their offices and will create 50 new jobs.
East Iowa Machine Company, Inc (EIMCo) announced a major expansion to their existing facility. EIMCo plans to add 48,750 of space and invest in new machinery, equipment, and technologies. The project will include a capital investment of $3.9 million and 11 new jobs.
John Deere Dubuque Works announced a major expansion to the Dubuque facility. This expansion includes a 44 million dollar capital investment and 125 new jobs for Dubuque.
Behnke Enterprises, Inc., has announced plans for a major expansion. The company’s expansion project includes the creation of 25 new jobs, the purchase of an existing 25,000 square foot building and the construction of a 12,000 square foot addition to the current facility. The company plans to make a capital investment of more than $1.5 million.
The company is the premier manufacturer of agricultural and industrial trailers for customers in both the United States and Canada. Today, Behnke Enterprises, Inc. employs 70+ people.
IBI Scientific has acquired Stovall Life Sciences. The addition of Stovall’s product line will enhance IBI’s products and services in both the US and worldwide.
Rentech announced a major expansion and capacity increase at its East Dubuque operation. This project will be a capital investment of $92 million and will increase the plant’s production by almost 25 percent.
Theisen Supply, Inc., corporate headquarters and distribution center for Theisen’s Home/Farm/Auto stores, has announced plans to expand their existing facility in the Dubuque Industrial Center West. The expansion will add 80,000 square feet and new jobs.
Klauer Manufacturing announced an expansion of their facility. As part of the latest expansion, the company will partner with a major distributor to manufacture steel siding and accessories for residential housing. The company intends to invest $5.7 million and retain/add 13 new jobs in Dubuque.
Klauer Manufacturing has been a trusted leader in the sheet metal building products industry since 1870. From its two locations in Dubuque, Klauer Mfg. produces a wide variety of products servicing the residential, agricultural and commercial construction markets.
HK Financial Services completed construction on a new 7,710 square foot office. Approximately 38 employees have offices within the new complex.
A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing announced an expansion to their existing facility as well as adding new machinery and equipment to produce a complete line of no-lead brass products. A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing is expected to create 17 new jobs in Dubuque and invest $2.6 million in capital.
A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing, entering its 156th year in business, is the nation’s premier manufacturer of waterworks brass, high pressure gas, plumbing and pump products.
Green Industrial Supply, Inc. announced a major expansion and new facility in the Dubuque Industrial Center West. The firm plans to invest $8.5 million dollars and construct a new, 140,000 square foot facility. As part of an agreement with the City of Dubuque, the company will add at least 17 new jobs to its Dubuque workforce.
Green Industrial, established in 1998 in Dubuque, specializes in domestic and global logistics and management for vendors and suppliers of manufacturing companies, including John Deere.
The company announces a new 10,000 square foot facility in the Dubuque Industrial Center West. The facility is estimated at $1 million and will be home to TM Logistics, a division of the Hodge Companies. TM Logistics will create 10 new jobs as part of this expansion.
TM Logistics provides superior solutions, service, and management of vendor performance. The company, specializing in planning, expediting, and efficiencies, serves customers well beyond the traditional warehouse and distribution sector.
This is the third recent expansion for the Hodge Companies. In both 2006 and 2007, the company built 40,000 and 50,000 square foot buildings/additions respectively.
For its second expansion in just over a year, FarmTek will construct a new manufacturing facility and technology center in Dyersville. The project represents a $3.5 million capital investment and is expected to create 100 new jobs.
The company supplies products related to tension fabric buildings, commercial greenhouses, and agricultural and poultry needs.
Flexsteel Industries, Inc., the nation’s eighth largest furniture manufacturer, announces plans to construct a $12 million, four-story, 40,000 square foot corporate office building at the corner of Fifth and Bell Streets in the Port of Dubuque. Ten new jobs will be created with the relocation.
Following both Flexsteel’s and the City of Dubuque’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the building will be designed to be energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, including a design that utilizes large windows to make use of natural light. The new corporate office will feature Flexsteel’s world-class products throughout, including their DMI commercial office, Flexsteel hospitality and home furnishings lines.
“We see the new headquarters as an ideal place to conduct business and show our visitors the natural beauty of the expanding Port of Dubuque. As we expand on the success of the area and continue our investment in our vital and growing community, we are confident that this is a great location for our corporate offices,” says Justin Mills, Director of Advertising & PR.
With its Global Headquarters located in Dubuque, DuctSox Corporation announces expansion into additional space in the Dubuque area, allowing for a more efficient operation.
DuctSox is a manufacturer of 100% custom-engineered and produced fabric air dispersion systems. DuctSox products have been manufactured in Dubuque since the early 1980s.
Eagle Point Software Corp. announced plans to relocate its Dubuque operation to a renovated historic building in downtown Dubuque. The relocation will support the company's plan to add 15 jobs over the next three years.
Eagle Point Software has been been in business for 27 years and provides technological developments and related services for several industries.
Berry Plastics Corporation announced plans for an $8.8 million expansion of their manufacturing and warehousing operations in Peosta, IA, creating more than 12 new jobs. The Peosta plant makes injection blow molded, extrusion blow molded, and stretch blow molded bottles for the healthcare, food, and personal care markets.
Curt Begle, President of the Rigid Closed Top Division of Berry, stated, "The expansion in Peosta will support the continued growth of our customers and the markets they serve with the most advanced manufacturing technology available. We are pleased to build on our outstanding workforce in Peosta and thankful for all the customers which use our products and have enabled us to execute on this opportunity."
David Kincade, Peosta Plant Manager, added, "We're excited to continue our 23-year history of growth in Peosta, where we have enjoyed a terrific relationship with our community, government, and employees."
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., announced plans to create 150 new jobs in Dubuque and Bellevue, Iowa, adding to the current Sedgwick CMS Dubuque workforce of 210. A 10,000 square foot expansion to the building currently leased by the company is planned.
"We have experienced great results since the opening of our Dubuque office in 2006," said Sedgwick CMS President and CEO David A. North. "Our Dubuque colleagues have done an outstanding job learning our business and taking care of our clients."
LabStrong Corporation announced an expansion that includes both capital investment and 12 new jobs. Labstrong began operations in Dubuque just three years ago as a manufacturer of custom and standard laboratory equipment used in the life sciences, biotechnology, education, research, and healthcare markets.
FarmTek announced the construction of a new building and the addition of 100 jobs. The expansion will allow the company to boost production of its popular ClearSpan fabric structures.
Peninsula Gaming, LLC, headquartered in Dubuque, is among the fastest growing privately held casino operations in the United States. Peninsula's new construction/expansion of their corporate headquarters in Dubuque will create 10 new jobs.
One of the nation's top fashion specialty retailers, Nordstrom, will add 35 new jobs in Dubuque. Nordstrom operates a state-of-the-art distribution center in Dubuque and has expanded multiple times since locating in Dubuque in 1992.