Yearly Archives: 2015

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

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

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

Gov. Nixon visits Barry County dairy farm to sign legislation supporting Missouri agriculture

Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Edgewood Dairy, a pasture-based dairy farm in Barry County, to sign House Bill 259, the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act; and Senate Bill 12, an omnibus agriculture ... Read More

ASIFlex Expanding Operations to Moberly

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation announced today that ASIFlex plans to expand its benefit administration service operations to Moberly. The company will lease space next to GE Capital at 1961 Hirst ... Read More