Yearly Archives: 2014

Freightquote will hire 400 in KC this year

Freightquote plans to hire 400 freight brokers at its Kansas City headquarters this year. The company said the additions are a response to its continued growth. The positions offer a base ... Read More

Burns & McDonnell will hire 600 this year

Burns & McDonnell plans to hire about 600 workers throughout the country by the end of the year. Roger Dick, a spokesman for the Kansas City-based architecture and engineering company, said ... Read More

Ozark tank manufacturer expanding, expected creation of 30 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that North American Tank, LLC will expand its operations in Ozark. The tank manufacturer’s expansion project includes a $200,000 capital investment and ... Read More

International law firm to open administration center in downtown Kansas City and create 100 jobs

Missouri’s economy continues to grow with international law firm Sedgwick LLP announcing plans to open a new administration center in downtown Kansas City and create 100 jobs over the next five ... Read More

Missouri is again fastest-growing state for tech jobs

Looking for work in the tech sector? Missouri is the place to be. For the second consecutive year, research from Dice.com, which tracks IT jobs, shows that Missouri is the fastest-growing ... Read More

Pharmaceutical firm adding 230 jobs

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical firm that acquired the Aptuit operation in south Kansas City three years ago is planning to hire an additional 230 employees over the next five years. Catalent ... Read More

Missouri DED announces expansion of Kansas City architecture firm, expected creation of 12 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that Kansas City architecture firm Hufft Projects, LLC will be expanding its operations locally and adding 12 new employees. “Investing in Missouri-grown ... Read More

Electric car industry hitting the tipping point

The age of the electric car is upon us, or so the numbers would suggest. Companies in cleantech, especially those making cars, received over $400 million in funding in the second ... Read More

Four reasons 2014 will be the ‘year of the distribution center’

Industrial real estate is poised for a spike in demand, development and delivery, according to research by Jones Lang LaSalle. Industrial markets nationwide have been recovering for more than four full ... Read More

St. Louis and Kansas City Rank among Top 20 Most Literate Cities

The Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) study recently ranked St. Louis and Kansas City in the top 20 most literate cities in the nation. The study was based on six key ... Read More