A Record Year 2022: Advanced Manufacturer Invests in St. Joseph, Missouri

As 2022 draws to a close, we’re celebrating a record-breaking year at Missouri Partnership by taking a look back at some of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from the past year. Today, we are highlighting Hillyard’s expansion in St. Joseph, Missouri.

In June, Hillyard, Inc., an advanced manufacturer and distributor of cleaning and hygiene solutions, announced plans to invest more than $50 million in St. Joseph, Missouri.

“We’re excited that Hillyard is growing and helping revitalize downtown St. Joseph with a local workforce,” said Governor Mike Parson. “As a Missouri-made company, Hillyard is creating good-paying jobs and supplying essential products that are needed across the nation. Hillyard’s expansion is great news for the community and our state, and we’re proud to see its continued success here in Missouri.”

“Downtown St. Joseph has been an important part of our history; we’ve thrived here for generations,” said Brett Carolus, Hillyard Chief Administrative Officer. “Hillyard is committed to St. Joseph, and plan to be here for decades to come.”

Check out our full coverage of this major expansion here.

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