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DICA Nominated for Iowa Legends in Manufacturing Award

Fri October 05, 2018 - Midwest Edition

Carolyn and Dick Koberg at the Legends in Manufacturing event hosted by Iowa Association of Business and Industry.
Carolyn and Dick Koberg at the Legends in Manufacturing event hosted by Iowa Association of Business and Industry.

DICA was recently nominated as Exporter of the Year by Midwest Partnerships as part of the Legends in Manufacturing event presented by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry. Midwest Partnerships is an economic development corporation serving Adair, Audubon, Greene and Guthrie counties in West Central Iowa.

Nominees for the Manufacturing Export Award were presented for being stewards of global business activities.

“DICA's Made in the USA line of outrigger pads and crane pads are used in over 40 countries and on six continents and the company has distribution in Canada, the USA, Mexico, Australia, the United Kingdom and the Middle East,” said Midwest Partnership in their nomination of the company.

Initially a supplier of fiberglass utility bodies, aerial buckets, small excavating equipment and electrical inverters, DICA developed its first engineered outrigger pad in 1988.

“They've led the way in outrigger pad product innovation ever since,” said Midwest Partnership. “It was an honor to be nominated for this award. While we were recognized for our export activities, we are equally committed to plan for future job growth and economic development here in Central Iowa,” said Dick Koberg, DICA founder.

About DICA

Since 1988, DICA has specialized in building engineered outrigger pads, crane pads and cribbing products that deliver equipment stability, ergonomic safety and profitability.

With 50+ standard models in the SafetyTech, FiberMax and ProStackproduct lines, DICA is the only foundational support company that provides engineered solutions for equipment ranging from RV's, light duty equipment trailers and aerial equipment up to 500-ton capacity cranes.Learn more at

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