Monthly Archives: September 2015

KC-centered Animal Health Corridor reaps global recognition

The corridor, through natural synergy and active economic development recruiting, has become a business site for more than 300 companies devoted to animal health. Companies are working on projects including controlling ... Read More

Port of KC barges into big plans for the future

After getting its feet wet, Kaw Valley Cos. Inc. has signed a long-term lease as the operator of the Port of Kansas City. Jason Jacobson, vice president of operations at the ... Read More

Two Missouri utility companies earn honorable mentions as top utilities for economic development

Ameren Corp. and KCP&L both earned honorable mentions in Site Selection magazine’s latest list of the nation’s top utilities for economic development. “This year’s top utility economic development teams know they’re ... Read More

Lakeview Energy, LLC Expanding Operations to Moberly

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation announced today that Lakeview Energy, LLC plans to expand its international bio fuels operations to Moberly. The company has purchased the assets of the former Producer’s ... Read More

Missouri governor honors business and leaders at 2015 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

ST. LOUIS – Gov. Jay Nixon today recognized outstanding leaders in business, community engagement and economic development at 2015 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development in St. Louis. Sherry Turner was presented ... Read More

Hunt Midwest announces 126-acre industrial park expansion in Kansas City

Responding to growing demand in the automotive supply, e-commerce and data center markets, Hunt Midwest Enterprises has completed a 126-acre surface business park expansion. The Hunt Midwest Business Center now can ... Read More

Global automotive supplier cuts ribbon on new facility in Riverside

Riverside, MO — Pat D’Eramo, President and CEO of Martinrea Riverside LLC, speaks during an event celebrating the completion of Martinrea’s new Missouri manufacturing facility in Riverside. The global auto supplier ... Read More

Community Wholesale Tire expands with $4 million distribution center

Community Wholesale Tire, one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, projects annual sales of $9 million from a newly opened warehouse in Springfield, Missouri, after its first year in operation. The ... Read More

Missouri Colleges and Universities Rank High in New Report

Twelve Missouri colleges and universities were ranked among the best overall in the United States in US News and World Report’s latest rankings of the Best Colleges. Washington University, tied for ... Read More

Global auto supplier completes Liberty facility expansion, unveils new Innovation & Training Center

LMV Automotive Systems new facility to supply parts to auto manufacturers with an employment level of 340 Liberty, MO – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during an event on Monday, September ... Read More