Monthly Archives: September 2015

Community colleges bridge the skills gap, training students for good-paying jobs

Kansas City area community colleges are benefiting from a federally funded training program. The goal of the program was to give workers the skills, degrees and credentials needed for high-wage, high-skill ... Read More

St. Louis research firm gains attention from Silicon Valley investors

It’s rare for a company from the middle of the country to bechosen for Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s oldest and most prestigious boot camp for startup technology companies. It’s even rarer ... Read More

New K.C. office to boost sales at Netelligent

Technology solutions provider Netelligent Corp. will invest $1.7 million over the next two years to open a regional office in Kansas City. The move is expected to increase revenue roughly 15 ... Read More

New data center incentives make Missouri more competitive

Missouri’s new data center incentive legislation makes the Show-Me state highly competitive with many others—including Arizona, Nebraska, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia—by providing businesses sales and use tax exemptions on qualified equipment, ... Read More

Missouri S&T named top rank school by College Factual

Missouri University of Science and Technology has been ranked No. 3 among 283 colleges nationwide in the top ranked universities and colleges for engineering by College Factual, which uses customizable tools ... Read More

Square opens permanent office in St. Louis, creating 200 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces

ST. LOUIS, Mo—Missouri’s technology sector continued its growth today as Gov. Jay Nixon announced that the global technology company Square has opened a permanent office in St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community ... Read More

New Collaboration Between Honeywell and Missouri S&T to Focus on Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

Officials from Missouri University of Science and Technology announced a master collaboration agreement with Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies on Sept. 15 that will allow the two organizations to work more ... Read More

Menards to open new manufacturing and distribution campus in Sullivan, creating over 120 new jobs

SULLIVAN, Mo—The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that hardware and improvement store Menard, Inc., will break ground on a new 185,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in Sullivan, ... Read More

Mo. retains No. 11 rank on cost-of-living index

Missouri ranked 11th in the second quarter on a recently released cost-of-living study, on par with the first quarter of the year. The Show-Me State’s cost-of-living index for the three-month period ... Read More

New company supporting non-GMO production opens Missouri processing facility

Malden Specialty Soy, LLC announces plans to invest $2.2M in a new facility for processing non-GMO soybeans in Southeast Missouri Malden, MO, September 28, 2015 — Increased consumer demand for NON-GMO ... Read More