Iron Horse Industrial Park full steam ahead into the new year

As the global landscape of manufacturing shifts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park sits at the cutting edge of the new world economy. The 700-acre rail-anchored Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) industrial park is on Native American trust land located at the crossroads of United States freight and rail transport. As 2022 ends, Iron Horse staff are pleased to report active international shipment, a manufacturing tenant preparing to begin hiring and production in the new year and major developments in their transport infrastructure.

Hownikan Podcast: November 2020

This episode includes a look at new international business prospects with CPN, a story of Thanksgiving donations from employees, a visit to a Tribal member’s boot-making workshop and a recipe for traditional corn pancakes.

Savings on the horizon for Pro-Pipe USA at Iron Horse

The first tenant at CPN’s Iron Horse Industrial Park is one step closer to moving product in and out of its foreign-trade zone after authorization of proposed production activity at Iron Horse FTZ 106 satellite site.

Pro-Pipe USA breaks ground at Iron Horse

Tribal leaders, congressional representatives and local officials welcomed Canadian firm Pro-Pipe USA LLC to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, for the pipeline manufacturer’s groundbreaking ceremony at Iron Horse Industrial Park.

Iron Horse on track with rail agreement

Work on Iron Horse Industrial Park continues to move forward, raising the potential for the long-planned Citizen Potawatomi Nation project to connect Pottawatomie County with global markets. Following a recent rail agreement between the tribe and the Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad, track will soon be laid inside the industrial park. Explained Tribal Economic Development Director James Collard, Read More »

Tribe adds new leasing and tax coordinator position

In each stage of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s growth as an economic engine and employer, the Tribe has often tapped into assets currently used by one of the many Tribal departments or commercial enterprises. CPN’s ability to find the best person for the job, whether searching inside or outside its current roster of employees, is a testament to its diversity as an employer. In its Read More »