Flexsteel Breaks Ground on Dubuque Manufacturing Facility
Monday, October 02, 2017
Flexsteel Industries, Inc., along with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation (GDDC), held a ground breaking ceremony for Flexsteel’s Dubuque manufacturing facility on October 2 at 10:00 a.m. at 501 Seippel Road.
In May 2017, Flexsteel announced plans to build a $25 million facility on 22 acres of land in Dubuque Industrial Center South. This retains more than 200 jobs in the city, including those in product design and development, industrial engineering, office, management, trucking, and various manufacturing roles. Flexsteel expects to complete construction in late 2018, at which time operations will transition to Seippel Road.
Speakers included Karel Czanderna, President and CEO of Flexsteel Industries; Joyce Connors, Dubuque City Council member; Rick Dickinson, President and CEO of Greater Dubuque Development; and Jay Wickham, Dubuque County Supervisor.