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  • A Closer Look: Jason Andringa
    BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, September 23, 2016 6:00 AM
    Jason Andringa’s close relationship with his grandfather, Vermeer Corp. founder Gary Vermeer, influenced him to pursue engineering as a career. Andringa joined his family’s company 11 years ago after a stint at NASA, and in November 2015 succeeded his mother, Mary Andringa, as president and CEO of the Pella-based manufacturing company.

  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:18 AM
    Boeing Co. and Cedar Rapids-based Rockwell Collins Inc. are teaming up to install the first touch screens in the cockpits of next-generation airliners.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 3:45 PM
    Deere & Co. today announced changes to its senior management team in response to the planned retirement later this year of Michael Mack Jr., 59, group president for John Deere Financial Services, Global Human Resources and Public Affairs. 

  • Friday, September 09, 2016 2:55 PM
    Diamond V, which produces nutrition and digestive products for livestock at its two Cedar Rapids plants, plans to add a third plant there in 2018 if the company receives financial backing from the city and state.

  • Thursday, September 08, 2016 3:48 PM
    LBS, a Des Moines-based manufacturer of materials for the bookbinding, packaging and stationery industries, announced that its chairman and CEO, Fritz James, is retiring after 40 years leading the company.

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2016 11:15 AM
    Registration is open for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry's 2016 Advanced Manufacturing Conference, Oct. 4 at the Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona.

  • Monday, August 22, 2016 3:29 PM
    Deere informed employees today at plants in Davenport and Waterloo that it will lay off approximately 145 production workers.

  • BY BUSINESS RECORD STAFF
    Friday, August 19, 2016 11:03 AM
    Deere & Co. reported decreased sales and net income for the third quarter, driven by continued weakness in global markets for farm and construction equipment.


  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:52 AM
    After 93 years in Iowa, Fair-Play Scoreboards will no longer be manufactured in Des Moines.

  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:17 AM
    Des Moines Cold Storage plans to build a $17 million cold storage and distribution plant in the Southeast Agrimergent Technology Park at Southeast 43rd Street and Vandalia Road, north of the Des Moines River, The Des Moines Register reported.

  • Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:59 PM
    Accumold, a global leader in the design, development and production of micro-engineered parts for various high-tech industries, cut the ribbon Tuesday on its second expansion since 2011 in Ankeny.

  • Monday, August 08, 2016 3:15 PM
    A Cedar Rapids heavy equipment plant will close at the end of October.

  • BY JOE GARDYASZ
    Friday, August 05, 2016 11:00 AM
    Iowa manufacturers that are losing business to overseas competition can get some help to level the playing field through a program that's now administered by the Mid-America Trade Adjustment Assistance Center at the University of Missouri Extension in Independence, Mo.

  • Tuesday, August 02, 2016 2:50 PM
    Kent Corp., a family-owned food products and animal feed manufacturer with headquarters in Muscatine, has acquired privately held PouchTec Industries, a food and liquid packaging company based in Foley, Minn. 

  • 2016 Women of Influence Honoree: Barb Kniff McCulla
    BY KENT DARR
    Friday, July 29, 2016 6:00 AM

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