Economic Development Corporation
Fort Madison, Iowa
Since 1990, Iowa exports of manufactured products have more than doubled and stand in excess of $5 billion annually. Top markets for Iowa products include Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and South Korea. Lee County is home to companies from France, Sweden, Great Britain, and Norway.
Our communities are proud of their diversified industrial base that has developed throughout the years. Among those notable Fort Madison companies are: Pinnacle Foods Corp, Climax Molybdenum Company, Burrows Paper Corporation, Du Pont Corporation, Scott’s Miracle Gro, Silgan Container Corp, Cryotech Deicing, Siemens Wind Power and Independent Can Company.
These companies have cited the caliber of the workforce, quality of life, exceptional educational institutions, public amenities, and positive business environment as reasons they decided to develop their companies in the Fort Madison community.
Within a 60-mile radius of Fort Madison, you can find other Fortune 500 companies such as: General Electric, CNH, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Roquette America and Federal Mogul.