Yearly Archives: 2015

Growth in Missouri’s Aviation and Aerospace Industry Led by Boeing and ATS

Missouri has seen a tremendous growth in the aviation and aerospace industry with over 2,500 new jobs announced within the last year and a half alone, including Boeing’s plans to create ... Read More

Missouri’s professional services industry growing rapidly

Within the past year, Missouri companies have added—or announced plans to add—nearly 19,000 new jobs and over $4.3 billion in capital investment in the state’s professional services industry. In each of ... Read More

Columbia exceeds renewable energy goal for 2014

The Columbia Water and Light Department generated 7.22 percent of its energy for utility customers using renewable sources, exceeding the 5 percent goal for 2014 and nearly halfway to the 15 ... Read More

T-Mobile hosts job fair to attract 145 new Springfield employees

T-Mobile US Inc. held a Feb. 9 job fair at its Springfield call center as part of plans to hire an additional 145 customer service workers. Scott Goldberg, a spokesman for ... Read More

Israeli biotech company to build $10 million R&D facility in St. Louis

Evogene Ltd., a biotech company that has partnered with Monsanto for nearly a decade, has plans in place to build a 6,000-square-foot research and development facility at Bio-Research & Development Growth ... Read More

Three Missouri universities rank among America’s top 100 public colleges

Three Missouri universities rank among the top 100 public colleges in America, more than any of the Show-Me state’s Midwestern neighbors, according to a new ranking released by The Business Journals. ... Read More

Major Missouri manufacturer Leggett & Platt brings new product introduction operation to Joplin

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group will expand in Joplin. The company has signed a lease for a 42,000 square-foot facility ... Read More

Logistics firm PLS opens St. Louis office

PLS Logistics Services, a Pennsylvania-based freight brokerage service and third party logistics provider, has opened a St. Louis branch office with 25 employees.  The office at 707 North 2nd Street that ... Read More

BioGenerator invests in three biotech startups

BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, announced seed investments in three local biotech startups in mid February. Those companies include Vasculox, which is developing drugs for disorders including leukemia and lymphoma; ... Read More

Missouri Partnership announces Steven Johnson as new CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ST. LOUIS, MO – 02/27/2015 — The Missouri Partnership today announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven Johnson as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 6, 2015. ... Read More