Advanced Manufacturing in Northwest Iowa
Employment in the Manufacturing Sector in Northwest Iowa is more than double the national percentage for this sector.
Education and training programs are available to prepare students and workers for careers in advanced manufacturing. Nearby higher education institutions include:
- Northwest Iowa Community College
- Western Iowa Technical Community College
- Northwestern College
- Dordt College
- Morningside College
- Briar Cliff University
In addition, the Iowa New Jobs Training Program provides employers, which are expanding their existing operations in Iowa or are locating a new operation to the State, with employee training. This training is customized to meet the employer’s needs and is available through Iowa’s community colleges.