Want to learn interesting facts about Nebraska Communities? Check out the September/October publications: Trend Studies: Nemaha County, Custer County, Wayne, Wayne County and the Ogallala Community Guide.
In 1949, Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a leading medical technology company, located in Nebraska opened its doors for business. On October 23, 2018 – nearly 70 years later – the company announced its continued investment in Nebraska – another $200 million in its manufacturing facilities, creating hundreds more jobs statewide. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts […]
Nebraska ranks #1 on list of states by financial condition in a new study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The study, which measures how well states can meet short-term and long-term bills, used each state’s 2016 fiscal report and the applied trends analysis to reports for each year 2006 until 2016. The […]
FAST Global Solutions, Inc. (“FAST”) recently announced it has finalized the acquisition of Ariens Company’s Auburn manufacturing plant in Auburn, NE. Integrating the Auburn plant into the FAST operations will have a positive impact on current and future FAST capacity issues and needs for customer satisfaction and further growth. According to FAST President and CEO, […]
What better way to celebrate the importance of manufacturing on the nation’s economy than cutting a ribbon for a manufacturing company expansion? (is a question mark the correct punctuation here?) Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, representatives from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District, Burt County Economic Development, and city of […]
GO!Home Program also expanded to include Employee Relocation Renter’s program A concerted effort is underway in Phelps County to address housing needs in the county and thus, assist in workforce retention and attraction. The Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) created the GO! DREAM programs to continue downtown revitalization efforts started five years ago and to […]
Earlier this month, Governor Pete Ricketts attended a ribbon cutting in Columbus to celebrate the grand opening of Nebraska-based Prairie Catalytic, LLC’s new $50 million bio-based ethyl acetate production facility. Prairie Catalytic, a subsidiary of Greenyug, LLC, is a leading manufacturer of renewable chemicals. The new facility will produce ethyl-acetate — a chemical found in […]
Nebraska-based composite engineering and manufacturing firm Pacific Engineering, Inc. (PEI) was recently joined by Lt. Governor Mike Foley to cut the ribbon on a 20,000-square-foot expansion to its R&D and production facilities in the village of Roca. The expansion is expected to result in 20 new jobs, more than doubling the facility’s current workforce. “Pacific […]
Have you noticed anything different about NPPD’s Economic Development website? If you haven’t, look again. Over the past several months we have been working on updating the look of our site and the biggest change most site visitors have noticed would be the color scheme. Remember the old website, with the black and blue background? […]
July-August Provides Many Publications For Our Readers – Check out the Knox County, NE and Holt County, NE Trend Studies, the Bassett, NE Community Guide along with the two latest Nebraska Profit Opportunities for Manufacturers – Fabricated Metals and Industrial Machinery.