Flexsteel President Karel Czanderna speaks at groundbreaking

Flexsteel Industries officially broke ground on its new facility in Dubuque, Iowa, on Monday (Oct.) 2.

KCRG reported that in May, Flexsteel announced they would build a $25 million facility in the Dubuque Industrial Center South. By building the new facility, more than 200 jobs will be kept in the city.

Rick Dickinson with Greater Dubuque Development Corp. kicked off the groundbreaking event by thanking each person, group or government entity that was involved in making the project happen.

Dickinson said, “They could be anywhere in the world. They had multiple sites around the nation, but they chose to be in Dubuque.”

“It’s a lot of people saying it’s important to retain businesses like Flexsteel that have good, very good manufacturing jobs, good engineering jobs, good product development jobs, and to keep those jobs here in the city of Dubuque,” said Flexsteel President Karel Czanderna.

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