Yearly Archives: 2015

New Missouri training program certifies food and beverage industry technicians

The one of a kind program will initially only be available in Kansas City and Chicago. Through a partnership with ITT Technical Institute and leading food and beverage companies,the Food Processing ... Read More

Cities Where Millennials Can Afford to Pay Rent

Dear young people who are deep in the struggle of life as adults: would you like to pay a little less to sleep in your bed at night? If your answer ... Read More

U.S. Navy Continues to Grow Missouri’s Military Supply Chain

Earlier this week, Missouri-based defense contractor Arnold Defense announced they had been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for several hundred rocket launchers and related equipment worth more than $19 million. This ... Read More

Black & McDonald expands U.S. headquarters in Missouri

The electrical contracting and engineering company acquired a 25,000-square-foot office complex adjacent to its existing facility at 6001 Front St. in Kansas City, a release from the Toronto-based company said. Kansas ... Read More

Missouri company named one of the 50 smartest by MIT

  SunEdison, the renewable energy developer based in Maryland Heights, was tabbed one of the smartest companies in 2015, coming in at the No. 6 spot, via MIT Technology Review’s annual ranking. To make the list, MIT stated that “a company ... Read More

Two Missouri companies take home top Presidential honors

This year, half of the honored recipients of the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Awards, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, hail from Missouri! MidwayUSA in Columbia and Mid-America Transplant ... Read More

MMC Contractors will add 42 jobs as result of $3M expansion project

MMC Contractors is planning to add 42 jobs with an average annual salary of $94,000 through an expansion of its current location at 13800 Wyandotte St. in Kansas City’s Martin City ... Read More

Missouri Moves Up in Corporate Income Tax Index Ranking

Missouri’s corporate income tax rate of 6.25 percent, was bested only by South Dakota and Wyoming, which tied at No. 1 for having no corporate tax rates. Because Missouri allows 50% ... Read More

Growing investment firm enters the St. Louis market

Rapidly expanding Mariner Wealth Advisors has opened an office in St. Louis led by three former Moneta Group partners. The firm, based in Kansas City, has recruited Patrick Howley, Betsy Dow and Matt Fisher, who jointly manage $460 ... Read More

Monsanto gives Wash U STEM initiative $2.2 million

The Monsanto Fund has given Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership a $2.2 million grant to help better teach students in STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Washington University will use that money ... Read More