Corridor manufacturers capitalize on subassembly shift

The increasingly consolidated supply chain of manufacturers is generating growth in the Corridor, where at least three established suppliers have announced major facil­ity investments to serve growing demand.

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Panelists at a May 8 economic forecast event in Iowa City were overwhelmingly positive, but how long will the good times last?

Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with David Tominsky, managing director of the Iowa Startup Accelerator, to talk entrepreneurship, innovation and why ideas aren’t enough in the latest edition of the CBJ’s new monthly feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding.

What’s in a name? It’s an existential question that has arisen at the CBJ offices over the past few months following the roll-out of a new brand for the region’s joint venture and the region itself. So we set out to see how many businesses and brands still use the word “Corridor” in their names.

If your business wants to reach Gen Z, you need to be on Snapchat – here’s how you do it, according to these Corridor marketing experts.

Who is Generation Z?

May 8, 2018

The Corridor’s next generation of innovators and leaders take after the boomers and learned from the millennials. So who will they resemble more?


Be curious about automation

May 21, 2018

By Jen Neumann / Guest Column
Automation was once the realm of the Jet­sons, and high-tech manufacturing – the robots are coming for our jobs! – was beyond the grasp of most small and mid-size companies. But with constant advances, automation is now available to almost all industries – not to men­tion in our homes, cars and daily lives.

The importance of self-improvement

May 21, 2018

By Greg Dardis / Guest Column
There is a considerable confidence boost that comes with refining your public-speaking skills. It helps you articulate and own your profession­al achievements.

Johnson County comprehensive plan proposal would stunt growth

May 13, 2018

By Casey Cook / Guest Opinion
While attending the League of Women Voters fo­rum for Johnson County supervisor candidates, I kept hearing the two incumbents express con­cerns about “sprawl” and “managing growth.” But phrases like “managing growth” and “pre­venting sprawl” should be examined more close­ly.

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