Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gov. Nixon helps celebrate opening of new Joplin manufacturer Cook Portable Warehouses

Gov. Jay Nixon visited Joplin today to highlight the recent monthly jobs report showing that Missouri added more jobs in 2014 than any year since 1997, and to celebrate the grand ... Read More

Ford will add 900 jobs at Kansas City Assembly Plant

Ford Motor Co. will add 900 new jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo to meet strong demand for the newly launched 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. The hiring in ... Read More

2014 was record-setting year for job creation and capital investment in Missouri

2014 was a record-setting year for job creation and capital investment in Missouri, with over 155 total projects announcing over 28,500 new jobs. The majority of the new jobs (over 16,000) were announced ... Read More

Missouri’s automotive industry continues to expand

The Missouri automotive industry is growing at a rapid pace. Since 2010, Ford, General Motors and more than 60 automotive suppliers have added—or announced plans to add—more than 9,900 new jobs ... Read More

Missouri Economic Development Accolades 2014

Record year for jobs and capital investment: FY2014 was a record-setting year for new job creation and capital investment from growing companies partnering with the state to expand. Largest-ever expansion in ... Read More

Growth in Missouri’s Aviation and Aerospace Industry Led by Boeing and ATS

Missouri has seen a tremendous growth in the aviation and aerospace industry with over 2,500 new jobs announced within the last year and a half alone, including Boeing’s plans to create ... Read More

Missouri’s professional services industry growing rapidly

Within the past year, Missouri companies have added—or announced plans to add—nearly 19,000 new jobs and over $4.3 billion in capital investment in the state’s professional services industry. In each of ... Read More

Columbia exceeds renewable energy goal for 2014

The Columbia Water and Light Department generated 7.22 percent of its energy for utility customers using renewable sources, exceeding the 5 percent goal for 2014 and nearly halfway to the 15 ... Read More

T-Mobile hosts job fair to attract 145 new Springfield employees

T-Mobile US Inc. held a Feb. 9 job fair at its Springfield call center as part of plans to hire an additional 145 customer service workers. Scott Goldberg, a spokesman for ... Read More

Israeli biotech company to build $10 million R&D facility in St. Louis

Evogene Ltd., a biotech company that has partnered with Monsanto for nearly a decade, has plans in place to build a 6,000-square-foot research and development facility at Bio-Research & Development Growth ... Read More

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