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Iowa ranked third in the nation

As of November 2012, Iowa was ranked third in the nation for manufacturing share of non-farm employment.  With 14.5 percent of Iowa’s non-farming employment in the manufacturing sector, our state falls just two percent behind Indiana and Wisconsin.


Iowa has a $25.6 billion manufacturing industry made up of metal processing, power generation equipment, automation precision machinery, and more.  Manufacturing has experienced the largest growth of all business sectors in Iowa for the past four consecutive months, according to Iowa Workforce Development.


Kent Corporation is pleased to be contributing to Iowa’s success in manufacturing.  We strive to manufacture the highest quality goods to serve you and your family, pets, and livestock.  Within our locations across the country, Kent Corporation employs approximately 1,800 employees throughout our family of companies.


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