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Missouri's extensive infrastructure provides quick and efficient transport.

No state is more perfectly centered than Missouri. Not only is the country’s population center located in Missouri, the state is also within 600 miles of 53% of all U.S. manufacturing plants.

The high quality of Missouri's infrastructure gives Missouri businesses an edge over the competition, insuring efficient accessibility to major markets for all their distribution and telecommunication needs.

 

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MISSOURI'S CENTRAL LOCATION

Missouri is within a two-days drive of most of the country.

Highways

With major interstates including I-64, I-44, I-70, I-55, I-35, I-49 and I-29, Missouri has the 6th largest public road and highway system in the nation and boasts some of the least congested highways in the country (Federal Highway Administration).

Missouri roads by the numbers:

All public roads: 131,900 miles
Interstate miles: 1,379
Road bridges: 24,334


(Federal Highway Administration, 2013)

 

 

 

 

Airports

Missouri travelers can reach most cities in the United States and Canada in less than three hours by air. Which means you and your business are only a short flight away from nearly everywhere in North America. 

The airport system in Missouri consists of approximately 130 public airports, with two airports supporting major commercial passenger traffic: Lambert-St. Louis International and Kansas City International.

Springfield, Branson, Joplin, Columbia, Cape Girardeau, Kirksville and Waynesville (Fort Leonard Wood) also have commercial service.

Rail

Missouri is ideally suited for exporting products across the United States via rail. Two of the largest rail terminals in the United States are located in Kansas City and St. Louis, linking over 4,000 miles of track throughout the state. Missouri is ranked 10th in the U.S. for railroad mileage.

Missouri ranks 4th in tons and 3rd in rail carloads carried by state (Association of American Railroads).

Missouri provides inexpensive and efficient shipping across the country via all class-one carriers: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Kansas City Southern, Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific, CSX, CN and Canadian Pacific.
 


Foreign trade zones

For companies looking to engage in foreign trade, Missouri has three trade zones spread throughout the state:

Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, Inc.–FTZ #15
Fifth Street, Suite 200,
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Phone: 816-474-2227

St. Louis County Port Authority, FTZ #102
121 South Meramec, Suite 900,
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Phone: 314-889-7663

City of Springfield, FTZ #225
202 S. John Q. Hammons Pkwy,
Springfield, MO 65801
Phone: 417-862-5567


Waterways

By housing the confluence of the two largest river systems in North America, Missouri provides efficient channels for trade and distribution through over 1,000 miles of navigable waterways, which move an average of $4.1 billion in cargo annually. Missouri ranks 10th for inland waterway mileage in the United States.

Twenty-nine industrial centers, with a combined population of 90 million, can be reached from St. Louis by barge.

Missouri has 14 public port authorities (Missouri Port Authorities). 

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L'État du Missouri est considéré comme un centre d'excellence de la fabrication, ceci appuyé par un environnement tarifaire compétitif et clairement tourné vers les affaires, par un exceptionnel bassin de talents aux approches novatrices, des programmes de formation, un accès aux matières premières et à une infrastructure reliée avec le monde entier.

Le Missouri est un leader mondial dans le domaine de l'aérospatiale et de la fabrication automobile, et exporte chaque année plus de 2,4 milliards $ de produits manufacturés de pointe à destination de plus de 80 pays.

Les États-Unis représentent le plus grand producteur de l'aérospatiale dans le monde, et l'État du Missouri dispose d'une riche histoire dans le secteur de l'aviation. Charles Lindbergh, le programme spatial Mercury, les dernières innovations dans le domaine de l'aérospatiale par Boeing, le Missouri a ouvert la voie dans tous les aspects de l'aviation depuis près de 100 ans.

Aujourd'hui, les talents que compte le Missouri construisent les avions de combat F/A-18, EA-18 et F-15 afin de satisfaire un large éventail de commandes militaires.

À travers l'État, les talents du Missouri orientent la fabrication automobile vers le futur avec une production importante de véhicules Ford, Harley Davidson et GM. Le Missouri est stratégiquement situé sur l'axe de l'automobile d'Amérique du Nord qui va de Toronto à Mexico, et la région de Kansas City est, selon le think tank Brookings, le deuxième plus grand centre d'activités commerciales automobiles derrière Detroit.

En 2015, l'État du Missouri a produit plus de 630 000 véhicules, avions militaires de pointe pour les forces américaines et les armées alliées, et plus encore. Que pouvons-nous faire pour vous ?

 

 

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Saint Louis, MO 63105

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Kansas City, MO 64163