Fortune 500 companies are taking advantage of being in the heart of the supply chain. Frito Lay, Tyson Foods, and Monsanto have operations in Dawson County because of the superior quality of the agricultural industry in central Nebraska.

    32% of the total workforce of Dawson County is involved in manufacturing. If it can be assembled, fabricated, or processed we have the skills to get it accomplished. Our Dawson County Manufacturing Coalition works together to make this industry sector growing strong.

    Situated along Interstate 80 and the 100th Meridian puts Dawson County right in the center of it all. That would be like calling plays from the 50 yard line of the biggest field in the world. Over 80% of the U.S. is within a one day drive time.

FACT 1: Dawson County has THREE Certified Economic Development Communities. - FACT 2: Dawson County is located on Key transportation Corridor dating back to Oregon Trail & Pony Express. - FACT 3: Nebraska is ranked #6 – Best States for Business and Careers (Forbes – December 2012).