Apache, a division of Motion Industries, is a premier provider of custom fabricated industrial conveyor belting, industrial hose and rubber components in North America and Europe. Industries that Apache serves include; agriculture, food handling, recycling aggregate and power generation. In addition to its Cedar Rapids headquarters and a Des Moines facility, the company also has locations in Ohio, Texas, and Oregon.
Bankers Trust is Iowa’s largest privately owned bank, providing banking, lending and wealth management services individuals and businesses across Central Iowa, Eastern Iowa, and Phoenix, Arizona. Headquartered in Des Moines, the company also has offices in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Omaha, Nebraska.
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance strives to be the top economic growth region in the country, the organization serves nearly 1,200 member businesses in the Cedar Rapids area through its four core functions: business support, economic development & workforce, community development and public policy.
Cedar Rapids is home to almost 300 different manufacturing plants and two dozen Fortune 500 companies. It consistently ranks as one of the top places to live in the country and is often recognized for its strong job market and positive economic factors. City officials work closely with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance to promote its strength as a leading manufacturing region in the United States.
Clifton Larson Allen provides integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax, and consulting services to help clients succeed professionally and personally. Primary industries served include agribusiness, construction and real estate, cooperatives, dealerships, employee benefit plans, federal government, financial institutions, government contractors, health care, higher education, manufacturing and distribution, nonprofit, professional services, state and local government, and technology.
Corteva Agriscience is a global agriculture company providing comprehensive, balanced and diverse seed, crop protection and digital service solutions to farmers around the world and helping them to optimize yield and crop quality.
Dentons Davis Brown is the leading law firm in Iowa helping entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies. With more than 75 lawyers serving clients in Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Ames, Iowa, Dentons Davis Brown offers practical, useful legal advice to help clients achieve their business goals. Known for their academic excellence, creativity, integrity, and motivation, our lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Chambers USA, and as Best Law Firm in Des Moines for 15 consecutive years.
Dunlap International, Inc. is an Iowa-based International Services Company that helps businesses succeed in international trade through a wide range of services including documentation, logistics, export compliance, Letter of Credit Processing, consulting and training.
The Greater Des Moines Partnership serves the greater Des Moines area through an affiliation with 24 area chambers of commerce, more than 6,500 regional business members and 365+ investors. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, the partnership drives economic growth, helps create local jobs, and promotes Des Moines as the ideal place to build and expand a business.
Cedar Rapids-based ESP International is a global and domestic supply chain specialist for seals and rubber products, serving the OEM market for more than 50 years. Its in-house engineering service allows for custom design seal applications and also provides value-added assembly and inventory management programs. The company also has locations in Arlington, Texas, Davenport, IA, China, and India.
Formerly the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, Grow Cedar Valley serves businesses in the eight-county area surrounding the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro in NE Iowa, providing them with the resources they need to grow and contribute to healthy communities and a strong, diversified economy.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) builds partnerships and leverages resources to help strengthen the economies of Iowa communities. Through IEDA’s two main divisions—business development and community development—the organization administers several state and federal programs to assist individuals, communities and businesses.
As a public community college in Cedar Rapids, Kirkwood Community College has a secondary campus in Iowa City and several regional centers located across Eastern Iowa for easy access to the school’s more than 120 difference degrees, diplomas, and certifications.
Through programming focused on commerce, community, and culture, the Marion chamber of commerce strives to provide its members value through open communication, exceptional benefits and community leadership. The organization’s three pillars of commerce, community, and culture work together to help create the best place in Iowa to grow a business.
PMX Industries is the leading supplier of high quality copper and copper alloys in North America. The company’s emphasis on research and development offers a wide range of copper materials in strip, coil, sheet and plate forms customized in a variety of colors and finishes. The Cedar Rapids-based company serves customers in several industries: electronics, construction, healthcare, automotive, and consumer products.
As a global company providing supply chain solutions in the agricultural industry, Scoular leads the way for its agribusiness customers and suppliers around the world. It’s TSC Container Freight division is a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) and freight forwarder, handling ocean freight and managing supply-chain risk for customers worldwide in the food, feed, and renewable fuel industries.
The U.S. Commercial Service is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, offering businesses a full range of expertise in international trade to help them export and grow on a global scale. Assistance is available locally in more than 100 U.S. Commercial Service offices nationwide and in more than 70 international offices.