Monthly Archives: August 2014

18 public Missouri high schools among the top in the U.S.

The Daily Beast has ranked 18 public high schools in Missouri among the top in the nation. The list includes 13 in the St. Louis metro area and four in the ... Read More

DED announces expansion of Turbo Supply headquarters in Joplin, expected creation of 70 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that a Joplin-based remanufacturer of turbochargers will increase its local operations. Turbo Supply Inc., will expand and relocate to the Joplin Crossroads ... Read More

HealthcareFirst to add 20 jobs at new Springfield HQ

HealthcareFirst Inc. plans to hire an additional 20 local employees during the first year of occupation at its new Springfield headquarters. Bobby Robertson, president and CEO of the Web-based software firm, ... Read More

Danforth Center, universities win $20 million from NSF to study climate impact

A state-wide research collaboration that includes the nonprofit Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and St. Louis universities has won a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study ... Read More

Three Missouri businesses make NRF’s hot 100 retailers list

Three Missouri retailers have been named on the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Hot 100 Retailers list. Helzberg’s Diamond Shops is listed at No. 20, Bass Pro Shops is listed at No. ... Read More

St. Louis No. 2 in ease of starting new business

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked the city of St. Louis as the second most favorable city for starting a business in the United States, coming in after first-ranked Dallas ... Read More

Eight Missouri cities named “best places for business and careers” by Forbes

Eight Missouri cities have been named to the Forbes 2014 lists of The Best Places for Business and Careers and The Small Places for Business and Careers. The 16th annual ranking ... Read More

New report says Missouri has grown in solar energy use

A new report from Environment Missouri shows Missouri more than tripled its growth in solar energy in 2013. P.J. Wilson, executive director of Environment Missouri, said Missouri’s solar policies are allowing ... Read More

Fulton business opens its $3.7 million expanded facility to the public, plans to hire 10

One of the oldest manufacturing companies in Mid-Missouri revealed its latest expansion effort on Friday. Danuser Machine Company in Fulton produces its own product line as well as machine parts for ... Read More

Scholastic expands product line in JC

When Scholastic Inc. contracts with area schools to put on book fairs this year, the publishing company will bring the books from its Jefferson City distribution center. Previously, Scholastic’s operations in ... Read More