Geater Machining and Manufacturing, a remarkable small business located in Independence, Iowa, has been recognized as the Small Business of the Week by U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Small Business Committee. This recognition is part of an initiative to highlight a small business in every one of Iowa’s 99 counties throughout this Congress.
For over 61 years, three generations and a great deal of hard work, the Geater family has built Geater Machining and Manufacturing into a top-notch company with a global reach. The company prides itself on producing precision machines and fabricated parts for the aerospace, electronics, and high-tech industries.
Ranking Member Ernst commended the Geater family’s dedication to providing top quality products and supporting the next generation of high-tech leaders in Iowa. She said “Over 61 years, three generations, and a great deal of hard work, the Geater family has built Geater Machining and Manufacturing into a remarkable small business with a global reach.”
Geater Machining and Manufacturing is committed to giving back to the Buchanan County community by offering student outreach opportunities such as an apprenticeship program, job shadowing, academic speakers and more. The company’s products are used in equipment around the globe, most notably in helicopter radios used to transport Navy SEAL team that killed Osama Bin Laden.
Stay tuned as Ranking Member Ernst continues to recognize more Iowa small businesses across the state with her Small Business of the Week award.