BEST of Iowa Annual Report Results In

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Business Expansion and Strategic Trends (BEST of Iowa) is a statewide business retention and expansion program. The program is a collaborative effort between the local developer, MidAmerican Energy, Alliant Energy, Black Hills Energy, Iowa Area Development Group and the Iowa Economic Development Authority. BESTis a national model for using existing business data collected through Synchronist PRIME® interviews with local employers.

In Ottumwa, site interviews are conducted regularly with C&C Manufacturing, Elliott Oil, JBS, John Deere, Keurig Dr Pepper, and Plastipak. In 2020, Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress will add Ottumwa Regional Health Center. If your manufacturing facility would like to be included, please contact Sharon Stroh @ 641-799-1203 or

For an Executive Summary of the report, please click on the link below:

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Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation 217 East Main Street Ottumwa, Iowa  52501
Phone 641-682-3465 Fax 641-682-3466