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April 16, 2019

City of Norfolk, NPPD teaming up for solar project

A new agreement between the City of Norfolk and the Nebraska Public Power District could prove sunny for both entities.

Approval was given Monday at the Norfolk City Council meeting regarding the state's largest community solar project with NPPD. The project will be tied to a battery energy storage system (BESS) demonstration project expected to be in operation by mid-2020.

February 13, 2019

A new set of incentives

In a perfect world, business and economic development incentives wouldn’t be needed. The companies and industries successful enough to need to expand would assess possibilities and then decide. 

January 02, 2019

Norfolk Iron’s purchase of metals service center is finalized

The acquisition by Norfolk Iron & Metal Co. of a subsidiary of O’Neal Industries of Birmingham, Ala., has been finalized. The purchase was first announced in mid-November.

November 16, 2018

Norfolk Iron & Metal to grow significantly with new acquisition

Norfolk Iron & Metal Co. is expanding — in a big way.

The full-line steel service center has entered into an agreement to purchase O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of O’Neal Industries, Inc. of Birmingham, Ala.

September 27, 2018

NPPD, City of Norfolk seek solar project funding

Funding for a battery energy storage system demonstration project is being sought by the Nebraska Public Power District and the City of Norfolk that would be tied to a proposed community solar project planned for Norfolk in 2019.

January 08, 2018

Continental planning $9.3 million expansion of Norfolk plant

Continental announced Monday a $9.3 million expansion of the rubber mixing operations at its industrial hose plant in Norfolk — and plans to add more than 30 jobs in the process.

December 13, 2017

State-of-the-art facility to allow more services

Dr. Zackary Gangwer may be looking forward to the opening of Faith Regional Health Services’ four-story, 109,000-square-foot medical office building as much as anyone.

October 12, 2017

Ground broken at site of Fountain Point Project

The development of 55 acres in southwest Norfolk into a medical campus will be a gateway to the community and an opportunity for physicians to be afforded autonomy and to advocate for their patients.

July 31, 2017

Bottling Company Celebrates Expansion in Norfolk

Norfolk has been good to Mahaska, and an event on Thursday was designed to show their appreciation.

The bottling company held a ribbon-cutting Thursday to celebrate the completion of a major renovation of their Norfolk facility.

June 27, 2017

Weiland, Inc. Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in Norfolk, NE

In 1984, on a farm in Madison County, Nebraska, Leon Weiland built one of the first fiberglass doors for the meat-packing industry. The company grew on that farm for more than 20 years, increasing sales and providing high quality products and customer service.

June 27, 2017

MATHESON to Build ASU to Supply Gases for Nucor

MATHESON has entered into an agreement with Nucor Corporation to supply tonnage oxygen, nitrogen and argon to Nucor’s mini-mill steel facility in Norfolk, Nebraska.

“The ASU will be constructed, owned and operated by MATHESON. The ASU will share technology and expertise developed from the operation of more than thirty similar facilities across the United States. ”

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