Yearly Archives: 2013

World Wide Technology forms partnership to deliver service to data centers

World Wide Technology (WWT) and Embrane have formed a strategic partnership to provide software-defined network services to enterprises building data centers WWT is demonstrating Embrane’s software-defined network in its executive centers ... Read More

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

DED announces bio tech startup to expand in Columbia, expected creation of 50 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Nanova Biomaterials, Inc., (NBI), an early stage bio technology company in Columbia, is expanding its operations. The company’s expansion project includes ... Read More

Gov. Nixon announces Jasper County as nation’s first Certified Work Ready Community

Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Jasper County has been designated as the nation’s first Certified Work Ready Community by American College Testing (ACT). ACT is the nonprofit organization responsible for ... 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

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

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

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

3M expansion could add 50 jobs in Columbia

3M started producing Ultra Barrier Solar Film, a protective film for solar panels, at the Columbia facility in 2010, the Columbia Tribune reports. The $20 million investment was expected to add ... Read More