Iowa industry leaders should be able to launch test projects early next year with a new metal 3-D printer that CIRAS has obtained to educate manufacturers about the enormous, groundbreaking possibilities of additive manufacturing technology.[Read More ...]
Happy Monday. Welcome back from the Holiday Weekend. CIRAS Digest today is making up for our tryptophan-induced hiatus on Friday by offering you this morning’s early, bonus look at what you might have missed during the Thanksgiving rush last week.
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Happy Friday. This afternoon’s installment of your friendly neighborhood CIRAS Digest includes a little industry optimism, some manufacturing cheerleading and a warning (of sorts) not to expect much out of the state capitol next year.
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Happy Monday. Today we have some gloomy financial numbers, a bit of political theater and some industry naval gazing.
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Happy Tuesday. We’re a little all over the place this morning, with Medicaid news, electric car news and the economics of beef and apples.
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It was supposed to be a boom time for Grasshorse Studios.
Kathy Buxton and her brother, Stephen Jennings, relocated Grasshorse, their television animation and visual effects business, from California to Iowa in 2007 to expand the company. Iowa’s film industry was roaring, and the projects were lucrative, thanks to a generous state tax credit program for the film industry.
But it all changed drastically in a matter of months.[Read More ...]
WASHINGTON D.C., November 5, 2015 – Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) received the USDA Abraham Lincoln Honor Award at a ceremony held today in Washington D.C. IADG was honored for expanding rural economic development opportunities in Iowa and across the nation by being a national advocate of USDA’s Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDL&G) Program, as well as other contributions and accomplishments of its rural sponsored economic development mission.[Read More ...]
Happy Friday. Today we have some high-profile awards, finger pointing and a mix of economic messages.
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Happy Tuesday. Today, we offer you a slew of economic outlooks, some political commentary and a story on somebody trying to get ahead of the 3-D printing revolution.
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