Monthly Archives: April 2015

Pet, Home & Garden Division of Spectrum Brands to expand headquarters in St. Louis

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined company leadership from the Pet, Home & Garden division of Spectrum Brands to announce the division’s selection of St. Louis as its expanded headquarters. The project ... Read More

LaunchCode to start national expansion with Kansas City location

LaunchCode’s plan to expand nationally is becoming clearer. Kansas City Mayor Sly James will on Tuesday announce his intentions of luring LaunchCode to Kansas City during his State of the City ... Read More

15 Missouri organizations named America’s Best Employers by Forbes

Over a dozen Missouri businesses and organizations were named to Forbes magazine’s inaugural ranking of America’s Best Employers, including the state of Missouri itself. Both Washington University in Saint Louis and ... Read More

World Wide Technology signs letter of intent to build $60 million headquarters at Westport

Officials with World Wide Technology have signed a letter of intent to build a new $60 million headquarters in Westport Plaza, said Bob O’Loughlin of Lodging Hospitality Management. The project, which ... Read More

Beef company beefs up office presence at KCI

National Beef Packing Co. LLC has renewed and expanded its lease in the Ambassador Building at KCI at 12200 N.W. Ambassador Drive near Kansas City International Airport. The Kansas City-based packing ... Read More

Missouri medical school plans Joplin extension

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences recently announced that it plans to open a campus in Joplin, enrolling up to 150 students per class. The move will potentially turn ... Read More

Gov. Nixon signs bill to encourage high-tech data centers to locate and create jobs in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed Senate Bill 149, which provides a fiscally responsible incentive for new and expanding data centers that create jobs and make new capital investments in Missouri.  “Consistent ... Read More

Loan paves way for new manufacturing plant in Hazelwood

The Hazelwood City Council on Wednesday approved a $1.4 million loan agreement for Silgan Plastics Corp., a Chesterfield-based plastic bottling and packaging company, to help finance a new manufacturing facility on ... Read More

Global hardware distributor expands footprint in Sikeston creating 70 new jobs

Missouri’s transportation, logistics and warehousing industry continues to grow, as Gov. Jay Nixon was joined today in Sikeston by local leaders and company executives in announcing plans by Orgill to expand ... Read More

Missouri among fastest-growing solar markets

Missouri ranks as the 11th fastest-growing state for solar photovoltaics (PV) installations, according to an annual report published by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The state installed 73 megawatts (MW) ... Read More