Recent Press

Missouri Makes Statewide Bid For Amazon HQ2

The State of Missouri announced its proposal to support Kansas City and St. Louis in their efforts to win the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters. “Amazon is a company full of ... Read More

ZAF Energy Systems Opens Manufacturing Plant in Joplin, Missouri, Adds 100 Jobs

ZAF Energy Systems Inc. (ZAF), a developer of next-generation battery technology, announced the opening of a new production facility in Joplin, Missouri. The new facility is dedicated to manufacturing its initial ... Read More

AIA Magazine: Missouri Emerges as Aerospace Talent, Innovation Hub

In the Autumn Executive Report magazine published by the Aerospace Industries Association, Missouri’s statewide strengths in aerospace manufacturing and talent development were highlighted. “With more than 100 aerospace companies across Missouri, ... Read More

Missouri In 2017: A Year Of Change, A Year Of Growth

Missouri, the U.S. and the world have seen a lot of change this year. Missouri swore in a new governor, the U.S. swore in a new president, and important votes took ... Read More

Dollar Tree Breaks Ground On Missouri Distribution Center

Dollar Tree broke ground on their new 1.2 million sq. ft. distribution facility in Warrensburg, Missouri. The new facility was announced earlier this year, and represents more than $110 million in ... Read More

Governor Greitens Sits Down With Site Selection Magazine

Recently, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talked with Site Selection Magazine about reform, right-to-work, renewing state competitiveness and more. “We’re really excited about the fact we’re a right-to-work state, one of the ... Read More

Inc.: Missouri Is A Great Place To Grow Your Business

Missouri is a great place for business, according to the article “5 Reasons a Move to the Midwest Might Be Good for Your Business” on Inc.com. And Missouri’s global agtech leadership ... Read More

Amazon Chooses Missouri For Its Logistics Strengths

Amazon, the global leader in Internet retail, is expanding into Missouri with it’s first two locations. The sortation and delivery centers will be located in the Hazelwood Logistics Center in Hazelwood, ... 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

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