Category: Business

Young Professionals of Iowa Conference coming to Spencer
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Young Professionals of Iowa Conference coming to Spencer

Spencer will host the 2018 Young Professionals of Iowa Conference, the Young Professionals of Iowa announced. A pre-conference social will kick off events on Thursday, Sept. 20, and conference events will take place all day Friday, Sept. 21. “Having been chosen to host the 2018 YP Iowa Annual Conference is a great honor for Spencer....

Spencer mayor happy to see Eaton building filled
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Spencer mayor happy to see Eaton building filled

Spencer Mayor Kevin Robinson is happy to see the former Eaton building in Spencer won’t sit empty. At Monday evening’s Spencer City Council meeting, Robinson issued a welcome to Syngenta, which last week announced it will be partnering with Pivot Point Spencer to use the facility as a seed distribution center. “It’s exciting to see...

Former Eaton facility to become Syngenta seed distribution center
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Former Eaton facility to become Syngenta seed distribution center

The former Eaton facility in Spencer will become a Syngenta seed distribution center. On Thursday, Syngenta announced in a press release it is partnering with Pivot Point Spencer, Inc. to manage the center, which will be a cold storage facility. Once ramped up, the center is expected to add 24 new jobs over three years,...

Eaton Corporation property sells for $2.55 million
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Eaton Corporation property sells for $2.55 million

Western Iowa Associates of Fort Wayne, Ind., has purchased the Eaton Corporation property in Spencer for $2.55 million, although the company that firm represents has not been disclosed. On Wednesday, Kiley Miller, Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation President and CEO, confirmed the sale of the 330,000-square-foot building and property located along 32nd Avenue West in...

Spencer USA encourages community connection
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Spencer USA encourages community connection

Spencer USA wants to make sure every young professional employed in the city is engaged in the community. To make that happen, the young professional organization will be sending a quick survey to Spencer Chamber of Commerce members to get more information about their young employees. Kevin Brown, president of the chamber board of directors...

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