Iowa manufacturing leaders came together Monday, April 24, to kick off Iowa’s Year of Manufacturing at press conference with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.  Workforce development and training were among the many facets highlighted as well as improved collaboration, innovation, entrepreneurship and investment. Read more>

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