Yearly Archives: 2013

Expansion of Kansas City marketing firm, expected creation of 30 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that a Kansas City retail marketing firm will be expanding its local operations. Two West Inc.’s expansion, a capital investment of $560,000, ... Read More

New distributor to Republic, expected creation of 32 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that Covington Retail Partners, a Springfield-based company, will build a new distribution center in Republic. The company’s expansion project will include a ... Read More

Expansion of U.S. Bank in Earth City, expected creation of up to 260 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that U.S. Bank will be expanding its operations in Earth City. The Minneapolis-based company’s expansion is expected to create up to 260 ... Read More

St. Louis entrepreneurs launch $800,000 accelerator program for startups

SixThirty, a new financial services tech accelerator, launched Tuesday and plans to pump $800,000 into financial-based startups each year for at least three years. Backed by the St. Louis Regional Chamber ... Read More

SensoryEffects acquires Wisconsin dairy and creamer business

SensoryEffects, a Bridgeton-based manufacturer of food and beverage ingredients and flavors, has bought the dairy and non-dairy creamer business from Quality Ingredients Corp. in Wisconsin. Following the acquisition, SensoryEffects officials projected ... Read More

Certara expands drug development analysis with acquisition

Certara, a St. Louis-based provider of scientific software and consulting services, has acquired drug development consultancy firm Great Lakes Drug Development Inc., based in Brighton, Mich. [St. Louis Business Journal] ... Read More

Gov. Nixon joins Leggett & Platt in announcing $5 million expansion of Carthage facility

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined company leadership and local economic development officials to announce a $5.1 million expansion by Leggett & Platt in Carthage. The company’s expansion project will add 28,000 ... Read More

Alpha Packaging to expand pharmaceutical bottle facility

Alpha Packaging plans to spend $3.5 million on new machines and equipment for the first phase of a plan to create bottles for pharmaceutical and nutritional companies. The high-density polyethylene bottles ... Read More

Danuser Machine Company Expands in Fulton

Work has begun on expansion plans for Danuser Machine Company in Fulton. Established in 1910 and run by fourth-generation sibling owners Glenn and Janea Danuser, manager Roland Bartley said the company’s ... Read More

Mid-Missouri schools launching ‘Innovation Campus’

With help from a $1 million state grant, Linn State Technical College and Lincoln University are working with three area high schools to improve information technology training. Their work is part ... Read More