Norland Expansion Is the Talk of the Town

Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, Norland International is one of those companies that manufactures products we tend to take for granted. From water bottles to treatment tanks, storage systems, and more, Norland is the manufacturer who brings bottled water to customers in a safe, efficient, and timely manner. The next time you take a swig from […]

Recapping Nebraska’s 2015 Rural Futures Conference

If you were at the Lincoln Innovation Campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln or the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture this past weekend, you may have noticed a little more buzz surrounding the schools than usual. That’s because both institutions were host sites for the 2015 Rural Futures Conference, the third annual event hosted by […]

Governor Ricketts Visits George Risk Industries In Kimball

Nebraska’s governor, Pete Ricketts, had a busy road trip to take last Friday on Manufacturing Day in Nebraska! Joined by Joseph Young, the executive vice president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he traversed the state to visit Nucor Steel in Norfolk, Sargent Pipe Company in Broken Bow, and a manufacturer in a […]

Nebraska Companies Chosen to Expand State Workforce

Remember back in July when we posted about applying for the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative? Early this week, Governor Pete Ricketts announced two awards for Nebraska companies who will be involved in the initiative. According to the governor’s office, Ricketts congratulated Flowserve Corporation and Hollman Media, LLC, on their “successful applications which highlighted strong […]

Fortune Magazine Recognizes Nebraska’s Quality Labor Force

This week, Fortune Magazine ran a piece titled “How This State Ended up with America’s Lowest Unemployment Rate.” If you haven’t figured it out yet, “this state” referred to Nebraska, the holder of the title of lowest unemployment rate in the entire nation. With a 2.6% unemployment rate, the current rate for June is Nebraska’s […]