The Cultivation Corridor's Sukup Manufacturing recently completed construction on a new $8 million headquarters and innovation center in Sheffield.

Sukup Manufacturing completes expansion

Located in the northern tier of the Cultivation Corridor, Sheffield-based Sukup Manufacturing Company on November 14 celebrated the completion of a major company expansion which includes a new $8 million headquarters and innovation facility and the addition of more than 200,000 square feet of new production space. Officials including Iowa Economic Development Authority and New […]

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Renewable Energy Group CEO talks expansion, diversification

Dan Oh, CEO of Ames-based Renewable Energy Group [NASDAQ: REGI] sat down with Biofuels Digest recently as part of its “The Strategics Speak” series. In a wide-ranging interview, Oh, head of the nation’s largest supplier of biofuels, discussed the company’s growth strategy, the Renewable Fuel Standard and the company’s successful IPO as well as REG’s […]

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Kemin breaks ground on amino acids manufacturing facility

Kemin Industries Inc. on November 5 broke ground on a new $17.5 million manufacturing facility on Des Moines’ east side. The most recent development of the company’s five-year expansion plan following the opening of its Molecular Advancement Center in Des Moines in August 2013, the 16,000 square foot manufacturing facility houses unique equipment that uses […]