Yearly Archives: 2015

Missouri employers to see workers’ compensation rates drop again in 2016

For the second consecutive year, most Missouri businesses are expected to see a decrease in their workers’ compensation insurance rates in 2016, Gov. Nixon announced today during a visit to the ... Read More

Community Wholesale Tire expands with $4 million distribution center

Community Wholesale Tire, one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, projects annual sales of $9 million from a newly opened warehouse in Springfield, Missouri, after its first year in operation. The ... Read More

Missouri Colleges and Universities Rank High in New Report

Twelve Missouri colleges and universities were ranked among the best overall in the United States in US News and World Report’s latest rankings of the Best Colleges. Washington University, tied for ... Read More

Global auto supplier completes Liberty facility expansion, unveils new Innovation & Training Center

LMV Automotive Systems new facility to supply parts to auto manufacturers with an employment level of 340 Liberty, MO – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during an event on Monday, September ... Read More

Cultivation Capital among nation’s most active seed investors

Cultivation Capital, the St. Louis-based venture capital firm focusing on pre-series A rounds for startups in St. Louis and across the Midwest, was among the most active seed venture capital firms, ... Read More

Maryville council approved bonds for Kawasaki expansion

Maryville City leaders are backing a plan to issue up to $25 million in bonds for a major expansion of a Kawasaki Motors plant in the city. The Maryville City Council ... Read More

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