The new entity to operate as Shivvers Technology & Innovation Group Shivvers Manufacturing Inc. announced June 7 its acquisition of Ames-based Haber Technologies, a startup that created a novel grain drying and automation technology. The new entity will operate as Shivvers Technology & Innovation Group (STIG), a news release said. Shivvers Manufacturing, based in Corydon, about 70 miles […]

Regen Fiber last week unveiled its wind turbine recycling solution and announced its new facility in Fairfax has started production. Owned by Travero, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy, Regen Fiber’s recycling solution shreds wind turbine blades at the end of their life rather than burning the blades or burying them in landfills. Regen’s solution then extracts […]

University of Northern Iowa physics faculty members will receive four federal grants to expand research efforts and support student training to enter the workforce. UNI will play a critical role in a five-year, $20 million National Science Foundation grant aimed at bolstering research capacity and infrastructure for Iowa’s bioscience and advanced manufacturing sectors. It’s part […]

MākuSafe Corp. announced May 23 a partnership with Wesco International Inc. that will integrate MākuSafe’s wearable device with Wesco’s product offerings and supply chain expertise. Wesco is a Fortune 500 company offering electrical, industrial, and communications products and services for safety solutions to businesses worldwide. The collaboration will aim to deliver benefits such as reduced […]

The U.S. Department of Economic Administration has chosen the Center for Industrial Research and Service to continue its role in the national University Center program. According to a news release, the designation, along with a five-year grant, will provide CIRAS with the resources needed to enhance its support for Iowa’s construction industry. CIRAS will focus […]

Ramco will continue operating Maple Studios, director says Sheffield-based Sukup Manufacturing Co. announced Dec. 15 its acquisition of West Des Moines-based automation distributor Ramco Innovations. According to a news release, the acquisition will form a new entity known as Sukup Innovations, which will oversee Ramco Innovations and Sukup Innovations’ agtech offerings. “This collaboration represents a significant milestone […]

innovationIOWA is sharing profiles of the current members of Maple Studios, a startup studio for early-stage industrial technology companies based on the campus of Ramco Innovations in West Des Moines. Bailey Steinfadt, founder and lead engineer of Stone Path Engineering, shares more about the company below. For recent coverage of Maple Studios, visit innovationia.com. Know a […]

StonePath Engineering, a startup company using consulting and training to help firmware engineering teams grow in Iowa, is holding its inaugural Hardware Hangout event on Nov. 7 to help connect professionals in the electronics, engineering and product design fields. Attendees can exchange advice and expertise and are invited to bring a project to share. Industry […]

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry and consulting company Lean TECHniques are hosting a webinar on Oct. 27 on the state of digital transformation among Iowa manufacturers. The webinar will start at 11 a.m. According to a 2023 Gartner report, 80% of CEOs in manufacturing report increasing digital technology investments to counter current economic […]

innovationIOWA is sharing profiles of the current members of Maple Studios, a startup studio for early-stage industrial technology companies based on the campus of Ramco Innovations in West Des Moines. Brad Hoyt, founder of FullConfidence, shares about the company’s journey below. Read recent coverage of Maple Studios on innovationia.com. Know a startup from around the state with […]