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State tax breaks approved for business expansions in Manly, Norway and Des Moines


October 17th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board has awarded state tax breaks to three Iowa-based companies that promise to expand and hire three dozen more people. Sukup Manufacturing, a family-owned company with headquarters in Sheffield, makes grain handling equipment. The company plans to spend four-point-seven MILLION dollars to expand its facility in Manly and promises to hire 10 more employees once it’s done. The Frontier Co-op in Norway sells organic herbs and spices throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The Co-op plans to spend more than seven MILLION dollars expanding its warehouse and hire two dozen people once the project is completed. The third company to be awarded state tax breaks Electrical Power Products in Des Moines. The company promises to add two more people to its payroll once a five-and-a-half MILLION dollar expansion is completed.