Monthly Archives: June 2016

International animal health company names KC as its U.S. headquarters

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Jurox Pty Ltd, an Australian veterinary pharmaceutical company, is expanding to North America and has selected Kansas City as to be ... Read More

Global food packaging manufacturer opens first U.S. location in Rolla with ground breaking ceremony

Global food packaging manufacturer Brodrene Hartmann A/S opened its first U.S. location in Rolla, Missouri, with a ground breaking ceremony and event. The $30 million project is expected to bring 50 ... Read More

Video: Advanced Manufacturing Company Hartmann Enters US Market Via Missouri

On June 2, 2016, Brodrene Hartmann entered the US market with the groundbreaking at its first US manufacturing plant. We grabbed our iPhone 6 and heading out to Rolla, Missouri, to capture ... Read More

Video: CertainTeed Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Missouri

On June 7, CertainTeed Roofing opened its new $100 million facility in Jonesburg, Missouri. The 60,000 square-foot manufacturing plant and adjacent 150,000 square-foot warehouse will serve as the production and distribution ... Read More

How did St. Louis become an entrepreneurial boomtown?

Last year, Popular Mechanics deemed St. Louis to be one of the 14 best startup cities in America; in January, Business Insider said it had the “fastest-growing startup scene” in the country. ... Read More

President Obama Highlights Missouri’s AgTech Strength in Keynote Address

On June 20, 2016, President Barack Obama gave the keynote speech at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC. At the 2015 “summit, an agricultural tech company from Surat [India] ... Read More

Missouri’s AgTech Leadership Expands with Nation’s Largest Ag Drone Company

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just announced the first rules for the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems, commonly referred to as drones. With these new rules in place, companies ... Read More

Missouri Innovation On Display In World’s First Virtual Care Center

Have you ever been sitting at home and feeling unwell but not sure if you should go to the hospital? Have you ever been in the hospital and needed a specialist ... Read More

F/A-18: Made in Missouri

Missouri is a center for advanced manufacturing excellence Every summer hundreds of thousands of spectators will head to air shows, and look to the skies to watch the U.S Navy Flight ... Read More

Missouri Program Fosters Culture of Innovation in Youth

When a company looks at expanding into a new area one of the first things they look at is the availability of highly skilled talent.  Companies want employees who are hard ... Read More