Centrally and conveniently located in the heart of the Midwest and Iowa, Ames is known for its healthy, stable economy, flourishing cultural environment, and the world-renowned Iowa State University.
Designated as the 9th Best Place to Live in the United States by CNNMoney.com (2010), Ames is an attractive location for new businesses to locate and for existing businesses to expand. World class companies including 3M, Barilla, Becker Underwood, Boehringer Ingelheim, Hach, Sauer-Danfoss, Syngenta, and many others are located in Ames.
Ames was also selected as one of the top 20 Best Small Places for Business and Careers by Forbes.com (2010).
As a vibrant circle of university, commerce, and cooperation, the city of Ames is definitley a smart choice when in the midst of a relocation.The community's commitment to excellence is contagious.