TBIC Member


Jolene Schalper Senior Vice President

www.growgreatfallsmontana.org JSchalper@GrowGreatFalls.org 001-406-750-4481
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Great Falls Montana Development Authority

Great Falls Montana Regional Economic Development Authority

Results matter!

Great Falls is located on the Rocky Mountain front on Interstate 15 between Calgary and Salt Lake City with 24/7 customs, foreign trade zone, and category 1 all-weather international airport. Our economy excels in food/bio/agricultural processing, steel fabrication, energy production and support, logistics, and back office/call center operations.

Great Falls Montana is your team on the ground serving a 12 county region across North Central Montana, 44,000 square miles. We are an internationally accredited public/private economic development organization. We offer a new BNSF-certified rail industrial park, custom workforce training, and an array of economic development incentives. Business operating costs are 92 % of the national average, cost of living 93 %, with low renewable electric rates and substantial water rights, including spring water. We are home to successful Canadian, French, Japanese and Spanish owned operations.

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Great Falls Montana Development Authority

Community Profile


158,715 (Regional population)


(Central location of Cascade County)

GDP per Capita

40,844 $ (Cascade County)





(Cascade County)

Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Aviation / Aerospace, Defense / Security, Energy, Fabrication, Food / Beverage Processing

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Great Falls Montana Development Authority

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
MaltEurop (France) Malting Barley 50
NaturErner (Spain) Renewable Energy Varies
Gaelectric (Ireland) Renewable Energy 12