October is Manufacturing Month. Do you know how many workers in Phelps County are in manufacturing?
1 Oct 2015
October is Manufacturing Month, and we have reason to celebrate here in Phelps County! Manufacturing is one of the two largest economic drivers in our county.
Did you know that 18 Phelps County manufacturers employ 867 workers for an average of 48 employees per business. To put that economic impact into perspective, consider this. There are more than 675 businesses in Phelps County and fewer than 15 non-manufacturing employers employ more than 40 people!
Talent Comes Home for Jobs - Part 3Sep 21 2015
Three Phelps County students have received scholarships to return to the area after college to work in the agriculture and medical fields. Nolan Breece, Ethan Johnson and Terah Maaske were three of nine students who received a share of $30,000 in community-donated scholarship funds because they are...
When All the Pieces Fit TogetherSep 21 2015
The right size parcel of ground and a tax increment financing option were the final pieces of the puzzle to help Dan Janssen decide to expand and move his Ford dealership. Janssen & Sons Ford has purchased 5.53 acres on west Hwy. 6 & 34 from the...
Let's Name That Park!Aug 26 2015
Phelps County’s business and industry park will soon have an official name and will be annexed into the city of Holdrege, making the park more marketable to potential businesses and moving it one step closer to development. PCDC’s Industry Recruitment Committee has narrowed down a long list...