A Tradition of Innovation

Apply for Leadership Red Rock

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Marion County Housing Study

Marion County Comprehensive Housing Study 

2015 Marion County Existing Business Report Released

Marion County Existing Business Report 

Regional Report Released on Workforce and Economic Development

The State of Iowa has just released a Regional Workforce and Economic Development Report which includes important data for decision makers.  Go to Annual Business Reports under the By the Numbers section to read the report.

Welcome to Marion County!

The Red Rock Area has been growing businesses for over 100 years. Marion County, Iowa ranks 46th out of 3,141 counties in the United States for having the highest percentage of all jobs in manufacturing. We are the corporate headquarters for Pella Corporation, Vermeer Manufacturing Company, Precision Pulley, Van Gorp, Heritage Lace, Five Star Industries, LDJ Manufacturing and many others. In addtion, we have manufacturing facilities for 3M Company, Hormel, Cascade Lumber Co., Chem-Tech and several others. Our advanced manufacturing sector builds on strong traditions of entreprenuership, innovation and lean pricipals to deliver world class products.

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