Monthly Archives: October 2016

Boeing Opens New Commercial Airplane Facility in Missouri

Boeing Co. opened their first commercial aircraft facility in St. Louis, Missouri. The 424,000 sq. ft. facility will be used to manufacture composite parts for the new 777X commercial jetliner. Production ... Read More

Missouri Expansions & Accolades On Rise In October

As the weather begins to cool, announcements of expansions and accolades are heating up in Missouri. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., a global producer of water management solutions and manufacturer of high ... Read More

McDonald & Nodaway Become Latest In Long Line Of Missouri Counties To Earn CWRC Status

McDonald & Nodaway counties have become the latest in the long line of Missouri counties to earn Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) status. CWRC is an American College Testing (ACT) designation ... Read More

Missouri-based Advanced Manufacturing Company Expands, Adds New Jobs

American Discovery Textile Manufacturing, LLC is expanding their operations in Glasgow, Missouri. The expansion represents more than $577,000 in new investment and the company plans to add 38 new jobs in ... Read More

Monsanto’s Fraley Discusses GMOs & Their Importance To The Future

“Thousands of independent researchers have consistently found that GMOs benefit not only farmers and the public, but also biodiversity, soil quality, water quality, carbon sequestration—in short, the environment.” These are the ... Read More

Every Aluminum Coca-Cola Bottle In North America Is #MadeInMissouri

Did you know that every aluminum Coca-Cola bottle in North America is made right here in Missouri? Coca-Cola’s bottling plant in Truesdale, Missouri is the sole producer of the aluminum bottles ... Read More

Missouri Cities Among Top In Nation For Global Trade

Joplin, Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri, have been named among the top U.S. cities for global trade, according to Global Trade Magazine. Joplin, Missouri was named among the top 15 ... Read More

Governor Jay Nixon Highlights Missouri’s Excellence In Advanced Manufacturing

Missouri is a center for advanced manufacturing excellence, supported by a cost-competitive, pro-business and innovative environment, exceptional talent, extensive training programs, access to raw materials and a globally connected infrastructure. “With ... Read More

Missouri’s Bass Pro to Acquire Cabela’s in $5.5B Deal

Bass Pro Shops, the Springfield, Missouri-based outdoor sports retailer, has agreed to buy competitor Cabela’s Inc. for $65.60 a share in cash, valuing the deal at about $5.5 billion. Cabela’s employs ... Read More