Cambrex Corp., which provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the drug lifecycle, has completed construction on a $24 million highly potent API manufacturing facility in Charles City, Cambrex reports. The 6,000 square-feet facility is undergoing validation and will be ready to launch projects in May.
Three years after founding, MākuSafe, a technology wearables company focused on workplace safety, closed on a $2.85 million seed round in December. It launches what staff promises to be a busy year for the wearable safety device company: five pilot testing programs have finished or are underway, with 120 industrial workers currently trying out the […]
The Iowa Economic Development Authority approved a $250,000 grant for a Digital Manufacturing Deployment Facility project at Iowa State University. The funding will help ISU/CIRAS address the current gap in small- and medium-sized manufacturing companies adopting new automation technology. The flexible facility ISU plans to build and staff will offer Iowa manufacturing companies the opportunity […]
American Power Systems Inc. will launch a new, lithium-ion power system at the international defense and security exhibition Eurosatory, to be held June 11-15 in Paris. APS equips armored vehicles with custom power systems for defense missions; the new power pack APS will launch provides 12 hours of electrical current for equipment like counter-IED jammers […]
As you drive along Iowa’s highways in farming communities, the corrugated-metal exteriors of grain bins gleam in the sun or stand as agricultural sentinels amid storms and the state’s weather fluctuations. Many bear the name “Sukup,” a three-generation Iowa company that has grown into an international leader in grain bins, grain dryers and steel buildings. […]
With 12 locations — four in Iowa — and 7,800 team members, Pella Corp. was established 91 years ago to be a leader in technology and product innovation. And it continues to be just that. It’s been awarded more than 100 product and design patents. The first double-hung window with a sash that pivots so […]