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November 25, 2013

With $300M Acquisition, Heartland Express Becomes Nation’s 5th Largest Carrier!

In a conference call with investors Tuesday, a day after North Liberty-based Heartland Express  trucking company announced its purchase of Washington state-based Gordon Trucking, Heartland Express CEO Mike Gerdin (pictured left) and…
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August 26, 2013

13 Corridor Companies Among The Nation’s Fastest Growing!

Thirteen Corridor-based companies were named last week to the Inc 5000, Inc Magazine's prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies. Corridor companies include (click the company name to…
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July 29, 2013

Kelly Ortberg to Become Rockwell Collins CEO Thursday, Clay Jones Retires

Kelly Ortberg, Rockwell Collins Kelly Ortberg, a Dubuque native and 26-year veteran of Rockwell Collins will take the helm of the Cedar Rapids-based Fortune 500 aerospace and defense company on…
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July 28, 2013

Rockwell Collins Releases Its Airshow 3D Moving Map App for iPad

Airshow for iPad The fine folks at Rockwell Collins (a “little” tech company based in Cedar Rapids) recently released Airshow for iPad, which gives business aviation customers, a really cool…
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July 8, 2013

MediRevv and RuffaloCODY Growing Fast and Building New Facilities

Chris Klitgaard and Al Ruffalo Let’s just say growth is ahead of schedule for Coralville-based MediRevv and Cedar Rapids’ RuffaloCODY. MediRevv, a healthcare revenue cycle management company founded by Chris…
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June 24, 2013

M.C. Ginsberg and UIHC Surgeon Print 3-D Hearts

Mark Ginsberg and Dr. Joseph Turek The front page of The Press-Citizen this weekend featured a unique and innovative collaboration between Mark Ginsberg the owner of M.C. Ginsberg Objects of…
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June 24, 2013

Three Corridor Companies Win State Funds to Grow

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced last week financial assistance award to three companies from the Creative Corridor! Chris Klitgaard, MediRevv MediRevv, now one of the Corridor’s Fastest Growing…
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