“Springfield is so diversified and so entrepreneurial. There’s opportunity here, even in a down time. That tells you something about the resiliency of the people and the local economy.” - Jack Stack
"What I like about Missouri is the people. I like the work ethic that comes with the people. I like the honesty you encounter."- Gregg Scheller
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“We export to Japan, China, France, Spain, Hungary, and Scotland. I have also shipped to South Africa, and I’ll be looking to start some work in New Zealand before too long." - Leroy Cardwell
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"I’m not sure what my expectations were, but I’ve been surprised by the talent of the pool we’ve got to work with in the local area, and by ‘the local area’ I mean not only Columbia, but St. Louis, Kansas City, and Rolla." - Jim Chapdelaine
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Data centers in Missouri benefit from low electricity costs and the presence of a strong cluster of IT firms, suppliers, and educators throughout the state.
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"We train displaced workers in rural Missouri for today's IT jobs to keep those jobs in the country. Missouri incentives got us started. The work ethic of our employees keeps us going." - Shane Mayes
“What I like about Missouri is the local and state support of manufacturing. And the economic development contribution is tremendous, whether it’s through manufacturing itself or through grants for workforce education." - Chris McMurrough
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“The “animal health corridor” aims to encourage more businesses to come to Missouri and to help local universities and high schools build up a pool of competent graduates.” - George Heidgerken