Monthly Archives: July 2013

Springfield is Ranked as a Best City for Job Growth

The website NewGeography recently released its annual rankings of the best U.S. cities for job growth. This year, Springfield rose 20 spots in the rankings to land at No. 13 in ... Read More

Missouri Industrial Park Receives National Recognition

Monroe City was recently honored by the business publication Trade and Industrial Development as the home of the Ralls County Industrial Park, which the publication dubbed the third best site for ... Read More

Hartzell ups job numbers, expands in Kirksville

Hartzell Hardwoods is continuing growing its local operations less than a year after opening its doors in Kirksville, expanding warehouse space and adding more than a dozen new employees, according to ... Read More

Coca-Cola distribution facility brings 50 new jobs to Joplin

The grand opening of the 56,000 square foot Coca-Cola distribution center in Crossroads Industrial Park has added 50 new jobs to the Joplin area market, according to distribution center Manager Jarrett ... Read More

Monsanto acquires ag biotech startup GrassRoots Biotechnology

The six-year-old company, which was spun out of research at Duke University, is focused on discovering genes that can improve crop performance. Since 2009, Monsanto and GrassRoots have had a technology ... Read More

Newly independent Mallinckrodt invests in headquarters

Company officials said the move could bring 150 new jobs to the Hazelwood facility, KTVI reports. Mallinckrodt was spun off by Covidien and traded as a independent public company on the ... Read More

Leading pharmaceutical manufacturer plans to strengthen presence in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon today praised plans by Mallinckrodt, a leading global provider of specialty pharmaceuticals, to strengthen its presence in Missouri. As part of its spinoff from former parent company Covidien, ... Read More

Manufacturing Company Invests $13 Million in Liberty

The Liberty Economic Development Corp. and the city of Liberty have announced that Holland 1916 Inc. will move its corporate headquarters here. Holland has leased a 98,000-square-foot facility located at 2901 ... Read More

Gov. Nixon signs Missouri Works legislation to continue economic growth in the Show-Me State

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed House Bill 184 and House Bill 196 which implement Missouri Works, comprehensive strategy to support economic growth and create career opportunities for Missourians. “From Day One, ... Read More

St. Louis Arch Angels among most active investor groups nationwide

In 2012 the St. Louis Arch Angels investing group was lauded as one of the most active in the region.Now, the Arch Angels are being recognized as one of the most ... Read More