Austin and Mower County are home to companies and institutions who produce goods and research with global impact. Hormel Foods Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturer and marketer of many of the best known and trusted brands in the food industry, calls Austin home.
The Hormel Institute, partner of Mayo Clinic, IBM and the University of MN, is rapidly becoming a world leader in the field of cancer research and bioscience.
Wind industry leaders enXco, Horizon and Florida Power & Light are currently operating in Mower County. Soon over 1,000 wind turbines will be in operation within a 50 mile radius of Mower County.
First Class Community
Quality of life is nearly guaranteed for decades to come because of unique annual investment of millions by the Hormel Foundation in the City of Austin and Mower County.
Our terrific schools, recreational opportunities and revitalized Main Street are only a few examples of how we are a first class community.