Industrial Sites and Buildings

Belmond is fortunate to have access to several major highways. Providing service from north to south is U.S Highway 69, and Interstate 35 is only 15 miles to the east. Belmond's municipal Airport includes a lighted 330 foot turf runway and hangar facility. Daily commercial air service is only 45 minutes away.

BIDCO has available L.O.I.S information ( which is a collection of Belmond data pertinent to the investment of industrial sites and/or purchase of existing buildings. Labor force, wage rates, local employers, utilities, tax structure, transportation services in addition to other facts are included in the material.

BIDCO is a committee of community leaders who strive to work on improving the business climate of today and enhance the opportunities for tomorrow. We encourage any industry to join others in operating your business in Belmond.

Present Manufacturing and Agriculture Industries

Belmond hosts several industries, including Eaton Cooperation, which makes engine components; Printing Services, inc., which has nationwide printing customers; and several other industries. Belmond proudly features three Fortune 500 companies. BIDCO works with prospective companies to provide building sites, city services, and financial assistance.

Family farms, surrounding the town of Belmond, are an important part of our heritage. Agriculture industries in the area offer a full complement of implement, fertilizer, and chemical products. Some of the industries include; Golden Harvest, an agricultural seed company. Max Yield is a major grain handling company. Farm and Home Publishers has been in business for over 25 years and is the largest publisher of farm plat and directory books. Other agri-businesses are grain elevators and a variety of agri-suppliers and services.

BIDCO would be honored to send any requested information to your company in assisting you in finding an industrial site or if you wish to receive information on a particular building size. You may reach BIDCO at 223 East Main St., Belmond, Iowa 50421, phone 641-444-3937 or E-mail at We look forward to tell you why Belmond has always been known as a friendly community. While many communities are considered as a place to live, we believe that Belmond is THE place to live! We welcome your inquiry and look forward to the opportunity of relating the "Belmond Story" to you.