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Grow Your Business in the Cedar Valley Region

The six counties that make up the Cedar Valley, including Butler and Grundy Counties, are strategically located along key transportation routes in northeast Iowa that connect us to ten major metro areas, each within a five hour drive. We have access to a labor pool of nearly 320,000 highly motivated individuals, reliable and fast broadband access to reach around the world, and all the amenities found in a large metro area, while enjoying the “Iowa way of life”.

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Kind Words from Existing Businesses

“The ability of the economic development team to be flexible and move quickly were critical to our selection of Butler Logistics Park for our client, Trinity Industries, to locate their new facility.”
J. Holmes Davis IV
Binswanger - Dallas, TX
“The economic development staff was very responsive and made sure we were aware of all the programs and resources available to us as we considered our options to locate our new distribution facility.”
Scott R. Nuttelman
Menard, Inc.
“I must say, the willingness of local elected and zoning officials to meet our deadlines helped make our decision to located our new Mill Junction grain handling facility in Grundy County an easy one.”
Mike Kinley
Mid Iowa Cooperative
“We appreciate having local economic development leaders that are easy to work with, honest, have the highest integrity, understands confidentiality, and knows how to get the job done on the ground.”
Mike Knobbe
Shell Rock Soy Processing

Leading Employers in Butler and Grundy Counties

  • Menards
  • Distribution
  • POET
  • Bio Ethanol Production
  • Corteva Agriscience
  • Seed Processing
  • Unverferth Mfg.
  • Manufacturing
  • Peterson Contractors Inc. (PCI)
  • Heavy & Highway Contractor
  • Trinity Rail
  • Manufacturing/Service
  • Grundy County Memorial Hospital
  • Healthcare
  • Lincoln Savings Bank
  • Finance
  • Green Products Co.
  • Ag Processing and Transportation
  • American Tool & Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • MidIowa Cooperative
  • Grain Merchandising
  • Ritchie Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • ABCM Corporation
  • Healthcare

Cedar Valley Regional Partnership

The Cedar Valley Region is a seven-county partnership between the following counties: Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Butler, Grundy, and Tama. This group exists to recruit new business to the area as well as support existing businesses and industries. Visit their website to learn more.

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Development Alliance

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