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West Burlington, Iowa

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Projects & Announcements

Since 2009 Greater Burlington, Iowa has seen 35 business expansion and relocation projects, resulting in the creation of 800 new primary jobs in one of the worse economies in history. Even more impressive is that the percentage of workforce employed in manufacturing rose from under 13% in 2009 to 21% today.

Check out the information below for recent announcements and information on projects under construction. You may also want to check out where we are blogging about economic development, site selection, company announcements and much more!

Rankings & Awards

  • A Top Micropolitan - Site Selection Magazine 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
  • #1 Metropolitan on the Mississippi - Site Selection Magazine 2016 & 2017
  • #2 Metropolitan on the Mississippi - Site Selection Magazine 2018
  • 1st Skilled Iowa Community - Iowa Governor Terry Branstad 2013

Recent Announcements (Last 18 Months)

Date  Company Project Description
Q1 2015 Silgan Containers Announced plans to locate a new 416,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Flint Ridge Business Park, Burlington, Iowa.  The project is a $100 million investment and the construction of a $25 million dollar facility that will add 120 new jobs.
Q1 2015 Doran & Ward Company Announced a $1.5 million expansion and the planned creation of 13 new jobs.  
Q1 2015 Federal Mogul Iginition Company Announced plans to invest nearly $1 million in an expansion that is expected to create 28 new jobs.
Q1 2015 Shearer's Foods Announced plans to increase the size of their current $33 million expansion project.
Q3 2014 Shearer's Foods Announced a $33 million expansion that will result in approximately 120 new jobs.
Q3 2014 Allen Blasting & Coating Acquired a facility in Burlington and announced plans to renovate the facility and create 22 new jobs as part of its expanded operations.
Q3 2014 CNH Industrial Announced a $24 million expansion project to add a dozer line to its Burlington Plant - a project that is expected to create 50 new jobs.
Q3 2014 General Electric Announced a $1.3 million expansion and the creation of 61 new jobs.
Q2 2014 Bakers Pride Announced a $9.6 million expansion and the creation of 62 new jobs.
Q1 2014 Cobo International Announced the renovation of 8,000 square feet into a research and development lab expected to create 20 new jobs.


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