Nebraska is truly right-in-the-middle-of-it-all offering an endless array of advantages that make living, working, and doing business here a wonderful and rewarding experience. Within our borders, you’ll discover people who are genuine, hardworking, and proud of their heritage. Nebraskans are excited about the future and eagerly welcome new industry and development to the state. Ask Nebraskans what they love about this state and they’ll tell you it’s a great place to grow up, raise a family, start a career or business, and prosper. It is this high quality of life that has created an environment where the possibilities for prosperity and happiness are truly endless.

A few more of the endless possibilities Nebraska also has to offer:

Employees with an unmatched work ethic
– Central location offering an integrated system of interstates, mainline railroads, and airports
– Industrial sites and buildings ready for immediate occupancy
– A 100% public power system – the only state that offers it – providing customers with electrical power at some of the lowest rates in the nation
– Nebraska Quality of Life Brochure – .pdf

Many companies in the U.S. and around the world have discovered that Nebraska offers the ideal location, quality workforce, and positive economic environment for a wide variety of industries and business endeavors. Over 55 million people are located within a 500-mile radius of Nebraska. Our balanced economic base and vast market potential have provided a profitable home for five Fortune 500 Companies including Berkshire Hathaway, ConAgra Foods, Mutual of Omaha, Peter Kiewit Sons, and Union Pacific Railroad.

America’s leading companies realize Nebraska Advantages:

Becton Dickinson, Inc. – “BD Expands in Columbus, Holdrege and Broken Bow, Neb.”
Kaufman Trailers – “Kaufman Trailers Expands in Rural Nebraska”
NUCOR – “Vulcraft Detailing Center Creates 200-400 Jobs in Norfolk, Neb.”
Oriental Trading Company – “Oriental Trading Chooses La Vista, Neb.”
PayPal – “PayPal Announces 600 New Jobs (in Nebraska)”
Pacific Life – “Company Re-Domesticates to Nebraska”
TAG, A Perot Systems Company – “Perot Systems Purchases Lincoln, Neb.-based Company; Plans for Growth”
Talent + – “New Corporate Headquarter Opened in Lincoln, Neb.”
Technologent – “Technologent Expands in Ainsworth, Neb., and Starts Sister Company”
The Gallup Organization – “Gallup Builds University Along Riverfront (Omaha, Neb.)”
Tractor Supply Co. – “TSC Locates in Rural Lancaster County, Neb.”

What are companies saying about doing business in Nebraska?

“For the last many decades, I could have lived any place in the country I’d wanted to and conducted my business from there and I’ve never given a thought to being any place but in Nebraska.”
Warren Buffet, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway, Omaha, NE

“It stands to reason that the quality of life here is as exceptional as the quality of people… Our hometown atmosphere offers the best of both worlds. It boasts safety, security and familiarity as a great place to raise a family.”
Gayle-Ann Douglas, Vice President, Douglas Manufacturing Corporation, Crete, NE

“Direct Mail companies thrive on central location, and Nebraska has everything we look for in fulfilling our customer’s demands for quick shipment and excellent service. Our products and services are only as good as the people that stand behind our company, and we have the best. For us, Nebraska is number one.“
Jim Beardsley, Cabela’s Inc., Sidney, NE

“With Nebraska’s favorable business climate, the state boasts the largest concentration of Union Pacific Employees of any in its 19-state system. Some 5,500 railroaders enjoy the advantages of living in Nebraska with its ”good life” mix of midwestern values and unbridled opportunities.”
Richard K Davidson, Chairman and CEO, Union Pacific Railroad Company

“Eaton Corporation has been a proud resident of Nebraska for over 20 years. Our plant in Kearney has earned a reputation throughout Eaton as having one of the finest work forces in the company. The success of our plant is directly attributed to the pride and work ethic of our employees. We have one of the lowest absentee rates, highest education levels, and best productivity records of any work force within Eaton.”
Bob Dyer, Plant Manager, Eaton Corporation, Kearney, NE