Growing Buchanan

September 19, 2022

“Our community and county are worth the work our business is putting into growing and expanding.” Growth is not just a mindset, growth is action. Over the last several months, Buchanan County has done just that – grown. From new businesses to new owners in familiar establishments, from facelifts to expansions, Buchanan County has seen…

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Two children standing at a table cutting paper. Text reads Watering the Child Care Desert.

Watering the Child Care Desert

May 31, 2022

Did you know Iowa loses an estimated $935 million a year due to child care issues (Iowa Association of Business and Industry)? Child care plays an essential role in economic development. Having adequate, high quality child care not only attracts but retains employees. It is no secret that we are in a child care desert.…

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Teenage student working on a die cut at Geater Machining and Manufacturing.

Fostering the Future

April 26, 2022

“GMM meets this need by fostering the future.” Manufacturing plays a key role in economic development. Productivity growth is driven by manufacturing. Just as manufacturing lays the groundwork for services, services stimulate manufacturing production. Geater Machining & Manufacturing, Co. (GMM) sees the need for continual growth and meets this need by fostering the future. GMM…

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