Simply Put We Have a Low Cost of Doing Business
- Low cost of land and buildings.
- Skilled, affordable laborforce from surrounding counties.
- Workers compensation premium costs are 11% lower than national average.
- Utility rates 20% lower than the national average.
The State of Iowa brings notable advantages which cause Iowa to consistently rank as a state with one of the lowest costs of doing business in the nation. #2 Lowest Cost of Doing Business - Business Facilities, 2017.
Iowa is a Right-to-Work State which means under Iowa law an employee cannot be required to join a union or pay dues or fees to any labor union, association or organization as a condition of employment.
Easy Access to Major Markets
We have an excellent transportation system. Franklin County straddles I-35 which gives you access to I-80 and I-90 and our central Midwest location provides efficient access to major markets throughout the country. Several commercial airports are within an hour's drive however locally corporate jets land at the Hampton Airport (HPT) which is adjacent to the industrial park. Runway dimensions: 4020 x 75 ft / 1225 x 23 m Jet A fuel available Pilot louge, 24/7 courtesy car, free wifi