October 20, 2020

Manufacturers, importers and exporters save money at Iron Horse

By Vedrana Milakovic, MBA, CCS Administrative Research Analyst of Planning & Economic Development at Citizen Potawatomi Nation When speaking about Iron Horse, I am often asked how a certified customs […]
October 1, 2020

Welcome to Iron Horse Industrial Park Video

September 14, 2020

Milakovic adds customs certification to Iron Horse client offerings

A lack of clarity on tax and customs rules often challenges businesses in international commerce. An Oklahoma-based firm that manufactures small components for a larger product here likely does not […]
August 25, 2020

CPN request for qualifications on Iron Horse engineering project

July 10, 2020

Savings on the horizon for Pro-Pipe USA at Iron Horse

The first tenant at Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park is one step closer to moving product in and out of its foreign-trade zone. Foreign-Trade Zone Board Executive Secretary […]
June 10, 2020

U.S. Department of Commerce awards $2.5m for enhanced infrastructure and jobs

U.S. Department of Commerce awards $2.5m for enhanced infrastructure and jobs In late May, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration awarded Citizen Potawatomi Nation a $2.5 million grant […]
June 5, 2020

Economic development will not stop environmental sustainability in Indian Country

Economic development will not stop environmental sustainability in Indian Country By James C. Collard, Ph.D. I’m often asked, how is it possible to marry two opposing principles in our mission […]
May 21, 2020

Iron Horse’s focus on sustainable economic development a must for Indian Country

Iron Horse’s focus on sustainable economic development a must for Indian Country The largescale cessation of travel doesn’t mean thought leaders stop finding ways to dialogue. In mid-May, Citizen Potawatomi […]
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Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a federally-recognized government and has inherent sovereign status recognized by treaty and federal law.

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October 23, 2019

Pro-Pipe USA LLC Breaks Ground on Iron Horse Industrial Park Site

Tribal leaders, congressional representatives and local officials welcomed Canadian firm Pro-Pipe USA LLC to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, for the pipeline manufacturer’s groundbreaking ceremony at Iron […]
March 28, 2017

‘Historic day’ as Chairman Barrett signs Iron Horse LLC agreement

With Vice-Chairman Linda Capps and Director of Economic Development and Planning James C. Collard Ph.D. standing alongside, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett signed what he termed “a historic piece of the tribe’s commercial history” […]
December 29, 2016

Tribe’s Iron Horse Industrial Park is on the rails

Long laid plans for Iron Horse Industrial Park are finally coming to fruition for the CPN Planning and Economic Development Department. Under the direction of Director James C. Collard Ph.D., […]
December 29, 2016

Canadian Consul General visits Iron Horse Industrial Park

Braving a cold front that had blown in the previous evening, Consul General of Canada Sara Wilshaw visited Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Iron Horse Industrial Park in mid-December to see the […]
December 29, 2016

Iron Horse Industrial Park update: August 2016

One of the most critical pieces of a rail-anchored industrial park is currently under construction at Iron Horse. The park is adding 7,000 feet of internal rail lines, which will […]
December 29, 2016

CPN legislative update: August 2016

Following the re-elections of representatives Paul Schmidlkofer and Paul Wesselhöft, the 2016-17 CPN Legislature met on June 27, 2016. Resolutions in support of several issues were fully supported, including the tribe’s […]
December 29, 2016

CPN construction update: June 2016

CPN’s progress on new construction and upgrades to existing facilities will be on full display at Festival 2016. From FireLake Wellness Center to FireLake Express Grocery’s newest location, the development […]
December 29, 2016

Iron Horse on track with rail agreement

Work on Iron Horse Industrial Park continues to move forward, raising the potential for the long-planned Citizen Potawatomi Nation project to connect Pottawatomie County with global markets. Following a recent […]