Lifelong Nebraskan’s ag experience feeds a unique industry need: growing healthy, exotic animals

Oxbow Animal Health’s focus on preventative nutrition grows a global brand Nebraska native John Miller will be the first to tell you that being an entrepreneur is about growing ideas, growing support, and growing clientele. “We’ve really been blessed to be in the right place, at the right time, with the right idea.” As a […]

Molding Nebraska’s workforce: Royal Engineered Composites growing talent within a global industry

Minden aerospace business chosen as the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council’s latest spotlight company Whether they’re designing parts for one of the world’s fastest-selling jet airliner families or manufacturing equipment for Boeing’s most fuel-efficient airplane, Nebraska manufacturers are staking a claim in their own industry from the heart of central Nebraska. It’s just one unique aspect […]

Manufacturers in Nebraska: Neapco

This post is part of an ongoing series of profiles on manufacturers in the state of Nebraska. Check back later for more posts in the series. To see previous posts in the series, click here. Today, we’d like to highlight a Nebraska manufacturer who designs and manufactures some of the most competitive driveline solutions in […]

Nebraska: Home to Great Startups On the Silicon Prairie

Nebraska is finally making waves as one of the top STEM and technology hubs in the United States. Last month, WalletHub conducted a survey ranking geographical shifts in U.S. employment, according to digital reporter Seth Augenstein. Many of the usual suspects were still ranked high as the best metro areas for STEM jobs: Silicon Valley […]

Crowdsourcing Cattle: The Newest Beef Production Craze

“I grew up on an Angus cattle ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills, and loved every minute of it,” says Honest Beef Co. founder Hannah Raudsepp. “I loved the work, the open spaces, the small schools, the people: all of it. Beef was included in at least one meal throughout the day, and I took for […]

What You Need to Know About the Transportation Innovation Act

On April 18th, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a $450 million act, also known as LB960 and fully readable here, as a result of the combined efforts of the Nebraska Department of Roads, the Nebraska legislature’s Transportation and Telecommunications Committee, and the Governor’s office. As you know from previous posts on our blog, transportation and logistics […]

Welcome, Technology Association of Nebraska!

If you start seeing a new acronym being used in your local newspaper, TAN, it isn’t because the state of Nebraska has begun to work on its summer glow. In fact, the work that TAN does is entirely indoors. The Technology Association of Nebraska is the state’s newest venture to supplement the technology workforce and […]

Manufacturers In Nebraska: Bruckman Rubber Co.

This post is part of an ongoing series of manufacturer profiles. The blogs will cover some of the many manufacturers in the state of Nebraska. Check back later for more posts in the series. To see previous posts in the series, click here. Today, we’re delighted to highlight a manufacturer who holds a unique spot […]

The Role of Water In Manufacturing

Did you know that in addition to the machines, the employees, and the factory, one of the key players in a manufacturing facility is water? It’s true: This simple element is actually the key to many manufacturing processes. As the Alliance for Water Efficiency explains, “Many diverse manufacturing operations use water for cleaning and rinsing […]