Advanced Manufacturing

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

Drone Wars, Hack Blocks Now Part of Aerospace & Defense Growth Story

According to a 2017 study from Deloitte, 2017 will see an increase in global aerospace and defense revenues. As aerospace and defense are key parts of Missouri’s economy, with 100 aerospace ... Read More

Manufacturing Company Expanding In Springfield, Missouri, Adding 90 Jobs

3M, a global manufacturing company, announced plans to expand in Springfield, Missouri. The expansion represents $40 million in investment and is expected to add 90 new jobs to the region. “We ... Read More

Manufacturing Isn’t Dead, It’s Evolving

If you watch the news every night, you probably think that manufacturing in the U.S. is on the verge of death. Fortunately, that’s not the case, writes Steve Johnson, CEO, Missouri Partnership, ... Read More

Could reshoring be the key to America’s resurgence?

  ‘What if the age of offshoring has come to an end?’ asks Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership. ‘What if the global market is adjusting so that reshoring (or keeping ... Read More

Boeing Chooses Missouri Talent For Air Force T-X Trainer

Boeing announced its plans to manufacture the new T-X advanced pilot training jet for the U.S. Air Force in St. Louis, Missouri. The company said the decision to produce the aircraft ... Read More

Made In Missouri: Boeing’s F/A-18 & EA-18 Aircraft Ready To Meet Future Challenges

Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security division has a very challenging job: to produce fighter jets that meet both the current and future needs of the U.S. military. This job falls on ... Read More

Missouri Defense Company Innovates New Launcher for US Military

Arnold Defense, a Missouri-based defense contractor, supplies most of the aircraft mounted missile launchers for the US military and allied militaries around the world. Since 1961, the Missouri team has produced ... Read More

10 Months in Missouri = 3,400+ Jobs, $185M+ in Payroll, & $545M+ Invested

Missouri Partnership is tasked with one goal—attracting companies from around the world to invest in Missouri. Companies that create jobs, pay salaries and grow Missouri’s economy. These companies cut across our ... Read More

Boeing T-X Trainers Take Flight Over Missouri

Boeing’s first two, Missouri-made, T-X trainer aircraft took part in their first joint test flight in the skies over Missouri. Boeing’s Defense, Space & Security division unveiled the new T-X advanced ... Read More