Ben Hayle

Communications Coordinator, City of Blaine

763-785-6181 – Office

612-360-8233 – Cell


BLAINE, Minn. – Crown Iron Works is constructing a 70,000 square foot office and research and development facility in Blaine, MN. This new location will be the global headquarters for Crown Iron Works. Crown’s new facility is an approximately $14,000,000 investment in Blaine. Over 100 jobs will come to Blaine, with 70 percent of those jobs paying over $110,000 per year. Construction will begin this fall with completion and occupancy of the facility next summer.


About Crown Iron Works:

Crown Iron Works is a global supplier of oilseed extraction technology, refining plants, and process equipment. Since 1878, Crown has delivered solutions that surpass all customers’ expectations. Crown is a leader in their business with over 400 Crown designed facilities in operations worldwide. From innovation, to education, to service, to support, Crown is committed to the agricultural processing and industrial industries. Crown supports customers from start to finish, and crown is there to deliver support for the life of the equipment.