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Read about what's happening to increase prosperity and economic growth in the Quad Cities region.

​Congratulations to Missman, who has earned the largest construction, engineering and inspection (CEI) contract with the Iowa Department of Transportation for the new I-74 bridge in conjunction with HNTB Corporation and Quigg Engineering, Inc. The project will consist of the I-74 approach spans over the river on both sides of the main arch span bridge; the main arch span bridge; westbound Iowa...

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Young professionals are looking for vibrant communities, environments where they can easily connect and build a strong network for success. Last September, YPQC aligned its work with Q2030 regional action plan and created a YP Think Tank to champion efforts in retaining talent and improving quality of life for YP’s....

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What does the Cubs World Series championship win have to do with the global economy? According to Luke Chandler, Deputy Chief Economist for Deere & Company, it speaks to cautious optimism of 2017 and the sentiment of 2016 as the year of low-probability events, from Brexit and the Trump presidency, to the Cubs taking the World Series title....

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At the Quad Cities Chamber, we're committed to helping businesses grow, and we take a data-oriented approach to identifying common issues among companies and then providing solutions....

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The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub is preparing to educate our area manufacturers and defense industry sectors on the technologies that impact their industries by launching User Groups centered on the areas of Additive Manufacturing (3D printing), Virtual and Augmented Reality, Digital Business to Business Marketing Platforms, Automation and Robotics, Integrated Supply Chain, Cyber...

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When the new $200 million Kraft Heinz facility is completed this spring, they may have a new corporate neighbor. Sterilite Corporation has announced its interest in building a new state-of-the-art 2.5 million square foot manufacturing and logistics distribution facility on the certified site adjacent to Kraft Heinz. Sterilite projects the operation would add 500 new jobs over the course of 5...

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Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch and the City Council today announced that Sterilite Corporation of Townsend, Massachusetts is considering the construction of a new state of the art manufacturing and distribution center in Davenport contingent upon approval of State of Iowa and local incentives....

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The number one concern of businesses locally and nationally is workforce; there is a constant demand for qualified individuals to take on an ever changing skill set. As we work collectively in this region, through Q2030, to leverage and align resources in a movement to create more jobs, investment, and economic opportunity for all, workforce is a critical part of this equation....

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After 128 years total and 68 years in Iowa, Alcoa today announced the completion of separating companies and the official beginning of a new chapter here in the Quad Cities as Arconic. Rob Woodall, Arconic Manufacturing Director, Ken Giacobbe, Chief Financial Officer, and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley celebrated the milestone with a ribbon cutting alongside business leaders, local elected officials...

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The Quad Cities Chamber has hired Curt Burnett as the new Technology Innovation Director for the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub. Burnett, who joins the Chamber after 37 years with Deere & Company, will provide strategic technology direction, project leadership and industry expertise to the Hub. Burnett also served as the Executive Director of the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub...

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Lawmakers in Springfield passed a bipartisan stopgap budget on Thursday, June 30. In addition to keeping the government open and programs running through the rest of 2016, the bill also included funding for education and transportation that runs through 2017. While there is plenty more work which must be done, the stopgap budget is a tremendous step in the right direction and will have a number of...

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$98 Million in construction, big development plans, and sustained residential growth headlined the recent Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) Annual Meeting. DDP, a division the Chamber, provides leadership and advocacy for downtown economic development, strategic planning, cultural vitality, events, marketing, and clean-and-safe initiatives. Debi Durham, Director of the Iowa Economic...

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