KCRG profiles Jackson Manufacturing
Jackson Manufacturing in Maquoketa was the latest company featured as part of KCRG's regular Made in Eastern Iowa feature.
Jeff Menary has been selected to succeed Larry Jansen as president of Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company. Jansen will retire in December. Menary has served as the company's Executive Vide President of Line Operations since July of 2014.
STEP Forward manufacturing event coming to the Quad Cities March 14 (NAM)
The NAM's Manufacturing Institute has launched a STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering & Production) Forward initiative to give manufacturers an opportunity to raise awareness of the skills gap and the value of women in manufacturing by showcasing existing female talent and providing role models. The Manufacturing Institute and the Arconic Foundation will present STEP Forward: Quad Cities on March 14.
President EMC Insurance Group on Tuesday celebrated the opening of its new four-story, 106,000-square-foot addition to its downtown campus.
Sheryl Sandberg and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds discuss the value of women in tech at Facebook's Altoona data center (Sheryl Sandberg)
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg visited the company's Altoona data center on Monday where she spoke with Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds about the importance of women in leadership roles and in STEM fields.
DICA receives sixth patent for recessed handle design (DICA)
DICA received a patent in January for its unique handle system on SafetyTech outrigger pads. It is the sixth patent awarded for integrated SafetyTech and TuffGrip designs.