What do Royal Canin and Æsir Technologies Have in Common?

Royal Canin and Æsir Technologies are both investing in Right to Work South Dakota! Royal Canin is expanding soon in Right to Work North Sioux City. Meanwhile, Æsir Technologies is adding a new location in Rapid City. Altogether, these two companies will create 549 new jobs. So this is great news for South Dakota’s economy!

Royal Canin:

Royal Canin is investing $185 million in order to expand in Right to Work North Sioux City, South Dakota. This will also create 149 new jobs!

“Over the past two years, the country experienced a boom in pet ownership and heightened focus on pets’ health. Royal Canin is seeing significant growth as a result. We want to continue to invest in our business to support these pets, their owners, and our professional partners. We already know what an incredible place the North Sioux City community is and are thrilled to expand our presence here.” […]

“Back in 2016, Royal Canin decided to build a new state-of-the-art facility. Since then, they’ve continued to invest in their facility and this project is just the latest commitment to North Sioux City and South Dakota. We are pleased we could partner with them on their continued growth.” […]

“Royal Canin is an innovative company and a valued member of the North Sioux City business community. […] North Sioux City is appreciative of Royal Canin choosing to expand here and are proud to collaborate with them on their expansion project.”


Æsir Technologies:

Æsir Technologies is investing $300 million in order to locate to Right to Work Rapid City, South Dakota. Here, they will create 400 new jobs!

“We are excited about this phase of our company’s growth. […] It is important to note that we will continue to serve the aerospace and defense part of our business plan out of our Joplin, Missouri, manufacturing plant.” […]

“I want to thank Æsir Technologies for selecting Rapid City as the location for its new gigafactory. To all the employees who are planning to make the move, we look forward to welcoming you to your new home. […] We appreciate companies that dream big in the Mount Rushmore state. We want South Dakota to be the place where Æsir Technologies drives new innovations in its industry.”

The batteries manufactured at the complex will power data centers and telecommunications networks. The final campus, with four buildings overall, will be able to produce 4.8 million batteries annually and house 1,200 to 1,500 workers.


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