Yearly Archives: 2015

Eight Missouri cities rank among the Best Small Cities in America

A recent ranking from WalletHub demonstrates that Missouri has multiple areas great for raising families and growing businesses. Small cities in the Show-Me State are amongst the best in America. In ... Read More

Kraft plans $114 million Columbia expansion

Kraft Foods is seeking a 75 percent property tax break for 10 years on a planned $114 million investment in equipment and infrastructure at its Columbia plant. The Columbia Board of ... Read More

KC startup lands invitation to prestigious international tech conference, plans to add jobs

Brands that have used the company’s content marketing platform include Ben & Jerry’s, General Mills and the National Geographic Channel. In a few short days, the DivvyHQ founders will be in ... Read More

$120 million manure-to-energy project underway in Missouri

The project is providing $120 million in new work for Missouri supply chain, manufacturing, and construction companies and their employees. Roeslein Alternative Energy announced the turnkey facility to create and inject ... Read More

Global building material manufacturer to open a facility in Joplin, Gov. Nixon announces

JOPLIN, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined local leaders and company executives from Ohio-based Owens Corning to announce the company’s plan to open a manufacturing facility in Joplin. The nearly ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturing Firm Detroit Tool Metal Products announces $4.2 million expansion in Lebanon

Detroit Tool Metal Products in Lebanon recently announced plans to bring two new lines of coatings production and 30 new jobs to the area. The expansion is associated with a $4.2 ... Read More

Missouri Talent Delivers Quality for La-Z-Boy

Manufacturing employs more than 256,000 Missourians in more than 6,000 establishments, making up 9.4 percent of the state’s total employment. — The La-Z-Boy manufacturing facility in Neosho, Missouri was recently recognized ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturing Company Continental Casting to Create 75 New Jobs in Missouri

Continental Casting will add the new positions at both the Monroe City and Palmyra production facilities beginning immediately. The company is looking for entry level positions applicants as well as experienced ... Read More

Missouri jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2007

According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri’s unemployment rate fell by three-tenths of a point in October to 5.0 percent, the lowest rate ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturing Firm R&S Machining investing $6 million in Missouri

R&S Machining, which makes aerospace components and does machining work for other industries, is investing $6 million to build a second facility to handle current and anticipated growth. The company plans ... Read More