Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ferguson Municipal Public Library named 2015 Library of the Year by Library Journal and Gale

Recognized for Outstanding Courage, Service and Commitment to Community in Crisis Dilip Vishwanat | St. Louis Business Journal Ferguson Municipal Public Library of Ferguson, MO has been named the 2015 Library ... Read More

Three Missouri companies’ CEOs among highest rated of 2015

Three Missouri companies’ CEOs have been announced as winners of Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the Highest Rated CEOs in 2015. Glassdoor split the ranking between large companies—having 1,000+ employees—and ... Read More

Construction begins at Kawasaki

Construction is well under way at the Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp. U.S.A. plant, where crews are continuing to pour a massive 12-inch-thick ceramic concrete floor for what will soon become a ... Read More

Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum named one of the 10 best baseball pilgrimage sites

Looking for a place to take dad for Father’s Day? Check out Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which was recently named one of the 10 best baseball pilgrimage sites outside ... Read More

National project will push exporting in Kansas City area

By the end of the Brookings Institution’s Global Cities Initiative, Kansas City will join ranks with 27 other areas as a major metropolitan exporter. The Global Cities Initiative, a program funded by ... Read More

Financial services company to open office in Kansas City and create 18 professional jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Ameritas Investment Corp., an affiliate of Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. (Ameritas), has opened a public finance office in Kansas City and ... Read More

British company to expand divisional headquarters in downtown St. Louis and create new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon recently announced that Bull Moose Industries, a subsidiary of UK-based Caparo Group, founded by The Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone, will expand its North American headquarters in St. Louis and create up ... Read More

Two Missouri theme parks make Buzzfeed’s list of the top “underrated” amusement parks in the world

Two Missouri amusement parks were recently named to Buzzfeed’s list of the top “26 Underrated Amusement Parks to Visit Before You Die.” Kansas City’s Worlds of Fun, a combination amusement park ... Read More

Springfield manufacturer expands facility and plans to create 65 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) recently announced Digital Monitoring Products’ (DMP) plans to expand its Springfield operations, creating 65 new jobs in the area. The company’s expansion is associated ... Read More

Stadia Ventures Launches Accelerator and Expects to Invest $10M in Sports Startups

Stadia Ventures, the Sports Innovation Hub, announced the launch of Stadia Accelerator, a business development accelerator for sports-related startups. They expect to invest $10M over the next 5 years to help ... Read More