Automotive Manufacturing

Economic Partnership A Natural Fit For Missouri & U.K.

Missouri and the U.K. are natural economic partners. Don’t believe me? Ask Missouri Partnership’s Vice President of Market Strategies and U.K. native, Mark Sutherland. In a recent article he wrote, “For ... Read More

Do You Know Missouri’s Columbia And Jefferson City Region?

Missouri has many different and distinct regions, and at its center is one of the most vibrant of them all. The Columbia and Jefferson City region of Missouri sits at the ... Read More

Missouri Automotive Parts Manufacturer Announces Expansion, Plans To Create 135+ Jobs

Automotive parts manufacturer Dana Light Axle Products announced plans to expand its current manufacturing plant in Columbia, Missouri. The $39 million expansion is expected to create more than 135 new jobs ... Read More

Missouri-made Ford F-150s With EcoBoost Engines Reach One Million Sales

Ford announced in a press release that its Missouri-made F-150 pickup trucks with EcoBoost engines had reached and surpassed the one million vehicles sold mark. The F-150s are manufactured at the ... Read More

Work Begins on 1.13 Million Square Foot Automotive Plant

Work began this week on a 1.13 million square foot warehouse subassembly plant in Wentzville, right next door to the GM plant that builds every Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Express ... Read More

Community Wholesale Tire expands with $4 million distribution center

Community Wholesale Tire, one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, projects annual sales of $9 million from a newly opened warehouse in Springfield, Missouri, after its first year in operation. The ... Read More

Hunt Midwest announces 126-acre industrial park expansion in Kansas City

Responding to growing demand in the automotive supply, e-commerce and data center markets, Hunt Midwest Enterprises has completed a 126-acre surface business park expansion. The Hunt Midwest Business Center now can ... Read More

British company to expand divisional headquarters in downtown St. Louis and create new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon recently announced that Bull Moose Industries, a subsidiary of UK-based Caparo Group, founded by The Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone, will expand its North American headquarters in St. Louis and create up ... Read More

Construction begins at Kawasaki

Construction is well under way at the Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A. plant, where crews are continuing to pour a massive 12-inch-thick ceramic concrete floor for what will soon become a ... Read More

Hunt Midwest’s ‘Automotive Alley’ attracts another Ford upfitter

Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products, a Ford upfitter, has signed a lease for a 72,000-square-foot build-to-suit facility in Hunt Midwest’s Subtropolis, the world’s largest underground business complex. The deal also ... Read More