Yearly Archives: 2010

Missouri cities rank highly in Milken’s 2010 Best-Performing Cities Index

Seven Missouri cities are among the best-performing in the nation for creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth in 2010 according to the Milken Institute. St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield ... Read More

USDA to bring 400 jobs to Overland

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to bring 100 full-time jobs and 300 part-time jobs to Overland. The workers will be added to a newly established USDA operations center, to be ... Read More

10 car brands to watch for

A host of new models are poised to enter the North American market – some new, some familiar. More ... Read More

Ford’s Kansas City plant builds new, fuel-efficient F-150 pickup

Ford Motor Co.’s most fuel-efficient full-size pickup is planting its roots in Kansas City. The 2011 F-150, which Ford says is the most fuel-efficient of its kind among any manufacturer, is ... Read More

St. Louis Community College to open corporate center

St. Louis Community College to open corporate center.More ... Read More

ABC Laboratories

Byron Hill “ABC Laboratories has a long-standing relationship with the university. We were literally born out of MU. Our founder, Dr. Charles Gehrke, was a highly regarded biochemistry researcher there, and ... Read More


Augie Grasis III “One of our top executives was working for us out in Los Altos, California. And he came to us and said,’Please let me move there.’ He’s been in ... Read More

ProEnergy Services

Jeff and Cara Canon “The state of Missouri made things pretty attractive for us with the Enhanced Enterprise Zone and Quality Jobs incentives. And, from a strategic standpoint, we figured Missouri ... Read More


Jack Stack “Springfield is so diversified and so entrepreneurial. There’s opportunity here, even in a down time. That tells you something about the resiliency of the people and the local economy.”More ... Read More

Triumph Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Susanne Cohen “I’ve lived in a lot of places, and there is a difference here is how people conduct themselves. There is a strong work ethic and friendliness that I ... Read More