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Join us in building a strong community through Community Promise.

Timberline Manufacturing

Congratulations on your new facility!

Legacy Manufacturing Reduces Friction Points

Taking the work out of work.

Site Certified. Shovel Ready.

An exceptional business environment for YOU!

Upcoming Events

19
Dec
Loft Startup Exchange Meetup
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Cedar Rapids Marion
23
Jan
Marion's State of the City Address
Cedar Rapids Marriott
25
Feb
Business Leadership Series
Legacy Manufacturing
14
Apr
Business Leadership Series
Legacy Manufacturing

Competitive advantage takes partnerships.

These businesses represent significant investment in MEDCO. Together, as business partners, we’re making Marion the best place in Iowa to grow a business.

40K

Population in Marion

2

School Districts in Marion

1000+

Students Exposed to Community Promise

100

Ranked in Top 100 Best Small Cities in America

Key Industries

Marion is the best place in Iowa to grow a business. Let us prove it! With a higher concentration of the people you need, the ICR Iowa region provides you with a highly trained workforce at a competitive cost compared to other nationwide locations. Plus, Marion's population has increased over 7% in just the last six years. We're consistently one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa, making us a prime location for new investment and quality workforce. We're leaders in innovation across diverse industries and hyper-focused on the following emerging sectors. 

Insurance & Finance

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Food & Bio Processing

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Biotech & Medical Technology

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Engineering & Automation

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What Makes Marion Exceptional?

Hands down, it's the people who live and work in Marion. All cities have buildings and parks and commerce, but it is the extraordinary people in Marion that care about our community. This caring attitude combined with the vision of our civic and business leaders have cultivated tremendous business culture!
- Kevin King | Market President, Ohnward Bank & Trust
Its business environment, the engaged and assertive leadership, a blossoming restaurant resume and night life, its ever-improving recreational trail system, and its citizenry.
-Maxwell Grant | CEO, OHE Industries
Marion is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. It is the perfect balance of a small community that is also progressive and growing.
- Shannon Bisgard | Superintendent, Linn Mar Community School District
What makes Marion exceptional is its commitment to constantly improve, a common value between the business community and city institutions.
-Lon Pluckhahn | City Manager, City of Marion