Equipment Manufacturing

The Bismarck-Mandan region and North Dakota has long been an established center for farm and construction equipment manufacturers. Bismarck-Mandan is currently home to manufacturers of: building products, agriculture equipment & parts, construction equipment & parts and energy sector (Oil, gas, coal) equipment.


A skilled regional workforce, competitive manufacturing wages, low energy costs, strategic location and low unionization rates ensure Bismarck-Mandan is a top destination formanufacturing rms.



Skilled Workforce

The Bismarck-Mandan region also features a skilled workforce with roots in the agriculture industry and educational partners that develop occupational specialization in our workforce of tomorrow. The partnership of industry and education in Bismarck-Mandan is essential to not only training our future workforce, but to encourage entry into our region’s technical trade careers. The Bismarck Public School’s Career Academy is one example of the industry and education partnership. A world class career and technical education center located in Bismarck, the Career Academy works in conjunction with Bismarck State College to prepare students in technical careers which can be customized to a company’s needs.


Strategic Location

Bismarck-Mandan’s strategic location along Interstate-94 and U.S. Highway 83 provides access to markets across the upper Midwest and establishes our community as a natural logistical hub. The region is served by two Class-1 railroads in Burlington Norther Santa Fe and CanadianPaci c Rail as well as numerous daily ights to locations including Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Chicago O’Hare, and Dallas-Fort Worth.


Manufacturing Headquarters

The region is home to a large Doosan Bobcat manufacturing facility and many small manufacturers, including those that provide parts to larger OEMs like Bobcat-Doosan, Titan Machinery and John Deere Electronic Solutions.