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 […]
April 28, 2020

Pro Pipe USA infrastructure shapes up inside Iron Horse

For more information, please contact Dr. James Collard at (888) 396-6057 or jcollard@potawatomi.org,
Courtney Palmer at courtney.palmer@potawatomi.org or Vedrana Milakovic vedrana.milakovic@potawatomi.org.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a federally-recognized government and has inherent sovereign status recognized by treaty and federal law.

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December 29, 2016

Jim Collard appointed to International Economic Development Council Board of Directors

“This is a great honor for me,” said Collard. “With my background in economic development and planning, I have been an advocate of the IEDC’s work for many years. To […]
December 29, 2016

Asst. Secretary Washburn cites federal pre-emption regarding taxes on Indian land

A letter to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Chairman John Barrett, from Deputy Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn, reaffirmed the federal government’s position that businesses operating on tribal trust land […]
December 29, 2016

Tribal member and OK State Senator Smalley protects rail funding in southeast Oklahoma

With the State of Oklahoma facing an estimated $611 million revenue shortfall during the 2015 legislative session, lawmakers from across the state were on the lookout for money that could […]
December 29, 2016

Iron Horse Industrial Park moves forward with grant funding assistance

Progress on the long-planned Iron Horse Industrial Park continues, as the second phase of the project moves forward thanks in part to federal grant funds. The 2015 Department of Commerce, […]
December 29, 2016

Foreign Trade Zone created

SHAWNEE — The Port Authority of Greater Oklahoma City has approved an application request to designate the Iron Horse Industrial Park (IHIP), owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN), as […]
December 29, 2016

Oklahoma tribal industrial park designated as foreign trade zone

A Shawnee industrial park owned by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation is set to become the latest foreign trade zone designated by the Port Authority of Oklahoma City. The port authority, […]
December 29, 2016

CPN secures rail tug for Iron Horse Industrial Park

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation recently secured a rail yard tug for the Iron Horse Industrial Park internal track system, another sign of progress for the CPN-owned project. Like its waterborne […]
December 29, 2016

Bridge to progress: Dedication of bridge a milestone in rail revitalization, development

The milestone of the bridge is significant progress in the first phase of a railroad revitalization project to ultimately connect the Shawnee area’s rail line to the McAlester area, opening […]