Major Employers

Auburn’s Manufacturing Employers

Ariens Company

Employees: 260
Known for performance and legendary durability, Ariens has the lawn equipment and snow removal equipment that you need to get the job done. Often passed down from one generation to the next, these all-steel machines are engineered with commercial-duty cast iron gear cases and large intake components that set the standard for reliability.

Magnolia Metal Corp

Employees: 70
We currently serve a diverse variety of customers, with a variety of standard and non-standard alloys available to perfectly fit any customer’s needs, large or small.

Built on quality and customer service, Magnolia ships world-wide. Our foundry and machine shop are located in Auburn, Nebraska, with a sales and accounting office in Omaha. As OSHA and EPA restrictions concerning lead have intensified, we have met the challenge by investing in the foundry to continue to produce leaded alloys & by developing a bearing alloy that does not contain lead.

Southeast Ready Mix

Employees: 12
At Ready Mixed Concrete, we are committed to providing quality products and unmatched service to our customers. We are committed to continually improving our products and services to keep current with the changes in our environment. We believe innovation and integrity form the foundation to building and maintaining customer relationships.

Auburn’s Top Ten Nonmanufacturing Employers

Nebraska Public Power District Sheridan Training Facility/Emergency Preparedness Center

Employees: 700

Electric utility

Auburn Public Schools

Employees: 150


Good Samaritan Society

Employees: 120

Health Care

Nemaha County Hospital

Employees: 86


Educational Service Unit 4

Employees: 70


Nemaha County

Employees: 62


Southeast Nebraska Developmental Services (SENDS)

Employees: 60

Social Services

Sun Mart

Employees: 35

Grocery store


Employees: 25


Stutheit Implement Co.

Employees: 23

Farm equipment dealer and repair