Trent Meyer, SeedMaster & Dot Technology


This is a city that knows how to build. We’ve produced some of the most innovative products in the world. Our tradition of innovation is over 100 years old and continues today. When farmers need a new tool or implement, they head to the workshop and solve the problem. 

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Quick Facts

  • 6,986 employees
  • 201 employers
  • 17 manufacturing industries
  • $3.98 billion in sales
  • $1.03 billion in GDP
  • 6.7% GDP

*All stats are from 2020, unless otherwise stated.

Let's Work Together

See how we can help. Reach out to our Manufacturing sector expert, Mike Tate.

The local manufacturing community includes:

  • Grain handling, storage and transportation
  • Mining and industrial equipment
  • Equipment for livestock and forage
  • Technologies to clean up soil, air and groundwater contaminations
  • Steel tank products and pressure vessels
  • Machinery, transportation and industrial equipment
  • Transformers
  • Exploration, production, and remediation products for the oil industry
  • Contract manufacturing services for telecommunications & military industries
  • Food and beverage manufacturing/processing
  • Furniture, cabinets, millwork, flooring