Articles related to Business and Industry

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 08:23

An annual review of manufacturing by the Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service shows that Iowa’s manufacturing sector continued its post-recession recovery, adding jobs through 2011. Employment in this sector, however, is still 10 percent lower than prerecession levels in 2007.

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 09:57

With an official proclamation from Gov. Terry Branstad, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service is celebrating 50 years of service to Iowa business and industry.

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 08:42

Quality Machine of Iowa Inc. is featured in the spring issue of CIRAS News, the newsletter of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service. QMI has been working with CIRAS since 2010 to incorporate lean manufacturing principles and to expand the company’s customer base.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 08:13

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service assists companies in the area of safety in a variety of ways.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 12:43

Iowans seeking professional development in nonprofit management can register now for the Nonprofit Management Academy. The next course is April 25 and classes continue monthly in Cedar Rapids through November.
 

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 12:28

Finding new employees for a food or agricultural business has just gotten easier. At no cost, members of the MarketMaker website can use the new employment opportunities feature to post a new job opening and see it advertised nationally.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 08:38

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host meetings in Madrid on Feb. 28 and Dubuque on March 6 to address emerging opportunities related to stover harvesting for the biomass feedstock needs of local industries.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 17:02

A Wind and Solar Energy Conference will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Sioux City Convention Center, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The conference will address the growing interest in alternative energy sources that has raised many questions about wind and solar energy in northwest Iowa.

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:12

All facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food (human and animal) within the United States are required to register with the Food and Drug Administration in accordance with the Food Safety Modernization Act. ISU Extension and Outreach has a registration tutorial and a checklist for assessing food safety preparedness available online.