Get to Know Our Thriving Businesses

A Healthy Industrial Base & An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Newton has a strong industrial history and an entrepreneurial spirit, having been home to F.L. Maytag and the Maytag Corporation. Newton’s long tradition of successful business includes manufacturing, advertising specialties, printing, distribution, and warehousing. In recent years, Newton has seen new businesses in clean energy, new technology, engineering, and prototyping. Since 2007, nearly 2,000 new jobs have been created. 

Companies located in Newton include:

AueronCline ToolDePenning & Associates
Gates CorporationGlobal Fiberglass Solutions, Inc.Graphic Packaging, Inc.
Harris RebarMaytag Dairy FarmsPatriot Converting
PyramidRealm Inc.REG
Rock CommunicationsThe Vernon CompanyThombert, Inc.
TPI Composites, Inc.Trinity Structural TowersUL Verification Services
Van Maanen ElectricWindstream

Dine Like the Future President

Newton has become a popular stop along the presidential campaign trail with many presidential candidates dining at local restaurants. There’s something for everyone’s taste buds from Chinese to Mexican, Greek to Italian  —  if you’re craving it, you’ll probably find it in Newton! Here are some local places to grab a bite to eat or a sweet treat in Newton:

Bridgehouse CoffeeCardinal Corner (open seasonally)
China King
Gezellig Brewery & Taproom
La Cabana
Lemon Tree Tea Room
Midtown CafeMoos' BBQ
Okoboji Grill
Panda Garden
Pit Row
PJ's Deli
Uncle Nancy's Coffeehouse & Eatery
The Cellar Peanut Pub
Stacy's Sweet Stuff

Discover Your New Favorite Store

Newton’s downtown square has a history dating back to the 1800s and since that time has been home to a wide variety of shops and boutiques. A few favorites located in our historic downtown Main Street District include:

Baqara Floral LoungeBook Trader/Tan AmericaChoices
Fine Things ReclaimedMattingly Music & Book StoreMojo Cycling of Newton
Olive 'et BoutiqueRelicsSilverado Jewelry
The Farmer's Wife

Great Promotional Opportunities

From sponsorships to corporate outings, the Iowa Speedway in Newton offers a wide array of assets for businesses. Race weekends generate worldwide exposure and provide top-notch family entertainment. Many organizations host events to get businesses involved; whether it’s through Young Professionals of Jasper County’s Thanks with Franks event, the Fourth of July activities at Agnes Patterson Memorial Park, a United Way of Jasper County event or Newton Fest, there are many ways for your business to generate exposure in our community. 

With the help of organizations such as the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, Newton Development Corporation and Newton Main Street, business owners can make connections throughout the community.