Monthly Archives: July 2014

Completion of Semo Port’s latest North Track project celebrated

Southeast Missouri Regional Port is on tracks to even greater success. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for Semo Port’s 2014 North Tracks was celebrated Tuesday at the Port. John ... Read More

Two Missouri BBQ restaurants included on Zagat’s “hottest BBQ joints” list

Two Missouri BBQ restaurants were recently named on Zagat’s list of the top 15 great newcomers to the BBQ scene: Q39 in Kansas City was ranked No. 7 and Spare No ... Read More

IT consulting firm expands Kansas City headquarters, creating 96 new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that ECCO Select, a Kansas City-based consulting firm, will invest more than $1 million to expand its headquarters, creating 96 new information technology jobs. The expansion ... Read More selects Kansas City to locate its newest distribution center

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that (FSW), a leading e-commerce company focused on high-quality restaurant equipment and supplies, has selected Kansas City as the location for ... Read More

Federal grant to help Danforth scientists find drought genes

The Danforth Plant Science Center announced Wednesday a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture to map the genes that control drought response in grasses used as ... Read More

Two Missouri cities receive portions of a $30 million grant to boost local entrepreneurial networks

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Free Enterprise Center and BioSTL in St. Louis are in line to each receive a portion of a $30 million grant from JPMorgan Chase’s Small Business ... Read More

Kansas City gets a big IT job training grant

The Full Employment Council announced Thursday that it is one of three agencies nationally getting “coding bootcamp” funds to provide job training in information technology. Agencies in Kansas City, Minneapolis and ... Read More

Leading logistics firm to open office in St. Louis, create 95 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces

Total Quality Logistics to invest $1.2 million to open office in Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that Total Quality Logistics, one of the largest freight brokerage firms in the nation, ... Read More

Liberty National opening new St. Louis office, looking to hire over 100

Liberty National Insurance Co. has opened a new office in St. Peters and is looking to hire more than 100 independently contracted sales agents and managers. The new location is at ... Read More