September 6, 2019 (Ames, IA) – The Iowa State University Research Park is pleased to welcome Stellar Industries, Inc. as the newest research park tenant. “I am extremely excited to welcome Stellar Industries to our research park family,” said Rick Sanders, president of the ISU Research Park. “They are an Iowa-based company with a strong connection to Iowa State University and a long standing, successful relationship with the Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS). We look forward to partnering with them to help them to continue accessing even more resources from Iowa State and to help develop a more robust system for attracting and retaining talent.”

Stellar Industries, Inc. was founded in 1990 in Garner, Iowa. It is an employee owned and operated manufacturer of hydraulic truck mounted equipment. Products include hooklift hoists, cable hoists, container carriers, telescopic cranes, articulating cranes, and work truck
accessories. Stellar also offers complete mechanic service truck and tire service truck packages. Stellar is a progressive company that focuses on its people, as they are the key to making the products and the company successful.  Visit to learn more about this newest partner of the ISU Research Park.

For more information:
Rick Sanders, ISU Research Park
Phone: 515-296-4204

Rachel Lynch, Stellar Industries, Inc.
Phone: 641-923-3741 ext 4340

About ISU Research Park
Established in 1987, The Iowa State University Research Park (ISURP) is a real estate development community closely affiliated with Iowa State University. ISURP assists both established and startup companies in connecting with Iowa State’s vast infrastructure to grow their enterprises; whether through students, research entities, equipment or a multitude of other resources. ISURP is currently home to 93 companies and research centers and 11 affiliates, employing 2,155 and 135 people, respectively, and occupies approximately 800,000 square feet of commercial real estate on 400 acres. For more information on ISURP, call 515.296.4204 or visit