Yearly Archives: 2017

Three Companies Expand In Missouri’s St. Joseph Region, Add 130+ New Jobs

Triumph Foods, Johnson Controls and St. Joe Petroleum have announced plans to expand in St. Joseph, Missouri, adding more than 130 new jobs to the region. The expansions represent more than $37 ... Read More

Norwegian Company Selects Missouri As Site Of New U.S. Distribution Center

Nammo AS, an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in Norway, announced today that they have chosen Pettis County, Missouri, as the site for their newly formed Capstone Precision Group LLC’s ... Read More

CEOWORLD: How to Move to the Deep End of the Talent Pool

What constitutes a talented employee? Adaptability, communication skills, time management, and technical know-how top the list. But the hardest and most expensive part of hiring a candidate who checks all those ... Read More

Missouri’s St. Louis Region, Not Just A Baseball Town

When you ask most people what they know about St. Louis, they will probably tell you it’s the home of eleven-time World Series champion baseball team St. Louis Cardinals. But St. ... Read More

Missouri Governor Launches Innovation Task Force

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced the launch of the Governor’s Innovation Task Force. The Task Force is being charged with assessing the current innovation climate in Missouri, and developing recommendations for ... Read More

Two Missouri Cities Named Among Top In U.S. For New College Grads

St. Louis and Kansas City, Missouri, have been named among the top cities in the U.S. for recent college grads, according to a study by The cities were ranked 10th ... Read More

American Grass is Looking Greener to International Manufacturers

A decade ago, articles about American manufacturers outsourcing to places like China and India choked the headlines. This mass exodus significantly affected the U.S. economy and still does: To date, we ... Read More

U.S. Navy Approves Upgrades To Missouri-Made F/A-18 Super Hornets

The U.S. Navy announced plans to fund Boeing’s fighter division to upgrade the service’s F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornets to the “Block III” configuration. The new configuration will improve the heads-up ... Read More

Austrian-based Start Up Launches In Kansas City, Missouri

BLITAB, an Austria-based startup that developed the world’s first tablet for blind people, has launched in its new home in Kansas City, Missouri. The company recently won a LaunchKC grant and ... Read More

Making Economic Development Work in Uncertain Times

The final months of 2016 were bleak for those with an outlook on the economy. U.S. growth rates in early 2017 shrank to a five-year low of 1.6 percent, making 2015’s ... Read More