Monthly Archives: December 2013

French tech company to open new North American headquarters in Kansas City

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that BIME Analytics, a France-based business intelligence technology company, will open its new North American headquarters in Kansas City. The company is investing ... Read More

St. Louis IKEA to open in 2015, bring hundreds of jobs

IKEA announced it will build a 380,000 sq. ft. store in expected to open in fall 2015 midtown St. Louis.The project is expected to bring about 500 construction jobs and IKEA ... Read More

Lee’s Summit roofing company plans 300 new jobs

Aspen Contracting, a Lee’s Summit firm specializing in repairing post-storm building damage around the nation, plans to add 300 jobs in its sales, production and project management operations. The company was ... Read More

Department of Economic Development announces expansion of KC architecture firm

Clockwork Architecture + Design, a Kansas City-based firm, will be expanding their operations locally. The expansion project includes a $1,035,800 capital investment and is expected to create eight new jobs. “Clockwork ... Read More

North Kansas City lands big PBI-Gordon distribution facility

PBI-Gordon Corp. has leased 212,000 square feet of office, warehouse and distribution space at 1300 Quebec St. in North Kansas City from Zimmer Real Estate Services LC. PBI-Gordon, a Kansas City-based ... Read More

Watson Metal Masters to invest $4.8 million in new manufacturing facility in Republic

The expansion is expected to create 77 new jobs A new $4.8 million manufacturing plant being built in Republic by Watson Metal Masters is expected to create 77 new jobs, Gov. ... Read More

Stainless Technology to expand Springfield facility, add 88 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Stainless Technology, a manufacturer of stainless steel tanks, is expanding its Springfield operations. The company plans to hire up to 88 ... Read More

Boeing announces plans to bring up to 400 research and technology jobs to Missouri

Global aerospace giant Boeing will add an additional up to 400 research and technology jobs at its St. Louis County campus, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. This is the second major ... Read More

KC Assembly Plant plays huge role in Ford’s 2014 growth plan

Ford Motor Co. announced that next year it will launch 23 new vehicles, open three manufacturing facilities around the globe and add more than 5,000 new jobs in the United States. ... Read More

Gov. Nixon announces Caring for Missourians: Mental Health

Program will prepare more students for careers in high-demand mental health care fields Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that his balanced budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015 will include $20 million ... Read More