Yearly Archives: 2015

Gov. Nixon announces more than $10 million in renovations at Southeast Missouri State University

Cape Girardeau, MO — Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Southeast Missouri State University to announce more than $10 million in improvements and renovations made possible through Building Affordability, an initiative proposed ... Read More

KC Bier embarks on $1.2M expansion, including bottling line

KC Bier Co.’s growth has far exceeded the expectations of founder Steve Holle, reaching the point where needs to launch a big expansion project. Based in Kansas City’s Waldo neighborhood, the ... Read More

Rating agencies reaffirm Missouri’s AAA credit rating

Gov. Jay Nixon recently announced the State of Missouri’s AAA credit rating has been reaffirmed by rating agencies. “Year after year, our bi-partisan work to maintain a balanced budget and make ... Read More

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

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s engineering program ranked 3rd best in the nation

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s engineering program is ranked the third best in the nation, according to a report issued by USA TODAY College. The report states that two of ... 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

Two Missouri cities consider solar energy farms

Two cities near Kansas City are considering making more use of solar energy, a trend that energy industry experts say is growing in the Midwest as costs to install facilities decline. ... Read More