OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been a year since the manufacturing industry was hit by the COVID-19 crisis forcing businesses to get creative to manage their workforce assets. In April of 2020, the rural Clarke County, Iowa’s unemployment rate jumped from 3.4% to 11.8%, and more than 100,000 workers across the […]
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Press Release: Addressing Post-COVID Shipping Shock – How One Iowa Manufacturer Proved U.S. Sourced Materials Provide Advantages in Economy and Efficiency
OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller Products Company in Osceola Iowa, supplier of stock pins and fasteners as well as precision and Swiss CNC machined parts, has seen a significant increase in the demand for quick-turn and custom machining due to the post-COVID shipping challenges.
Press Release: South Central Iowa Community Steps Up to Support Senior Care Center
OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the WHO announced the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic status in early March, long-term care facilities have been on the front lines of the health and safety battle, notes the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).
Press Release: Osceola City Council Green Lights Contractor Bidding On New Wastewater Plant
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Osceola City Council has approved a schedule for taking bids on construction of the updated wastewater treatment facility. A recent pre-bid meeting brought in a handful of interest, but with design and budgeting finalized, the City is now able to open the call for bids to […]
Press Release: Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction
OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. As part of an ongoing housing development initiative, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with the city of Osceola to offer home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for […]
Press Release: CCDC Celebrates 50 Years of Community Commitment and Success
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.
Press Release: South Central Iowa Manufacturer Digs Into Storm Safety
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Osceola, Iowa’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps this week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, […]
Press Release: Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.
Press Release: Rural South-Central Iowa Sees Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations
OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural organizations throughout south-central Iowa, specifically, the city of Osceola and Clarke County Iowa look to their development corporation, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), for grants and other assistance to add value and benefits to the communities they serve.
Press Release: Osceola’s Altec Continues to Build a Better Future
OSCEOLA, Iowa, June 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Altec Osceola Body Plant has experienced tremendous growth in the five years it has been operating in Southern Iowa and is looking for the right candidates to join their exceptional team.