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Small Business of the Month: Ernst Recognizes Outstanding Achievements


Nov 20, 2023

Geater Machining and Manufacturing of Buchanan County has been recognized by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) as her Small Business of the Week for this Congress. Ranking Member Ernst plans to highlight a small business in every one of Iowa’s 99 counties throughout this term, and she is proud to recognize the family-owned business that has been operating for over 61 years, three generations, and with a great deal of hard work.

The Geater family built Geater Machining and Manufacturing into a remarkable small business with a global reach. The company produces precision machines and fabricated parts for the aerospace, electronics, and high-tech industries, with its roots firmly planted in Independence, Iowa. The company prides itself on giving back to the community through various student outreach opportunities such as an apprenticeship program, job shadowing, academic speakers, and more.

Ranking Member Ernst commended Geater Machining and Manufacturing for its commitment to producing top quality products and supporting the next generation of high-tech leaders in Iowa. The company’s products are used in equipment around the globe, including helicopter radios used to transport the Navy SEAL team that killed Osama Bin Laden.

Stay tuned as Ranking Member Ernst recognizes more Iowa small businesses across the state with her Small Business of the Week award.

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