Advanced Manufacturer Expands, Adds New Jobs In Kansas City, Missouri

Midwest Industrial Rubber, an independent specialty fabricator and distributor of conveyor belting and accessories, is expanding in Kansas City, Missouri. The expansion represents $1 million in capital investment and is expected to add 10 new jobs in the Kansas City region.

“This project’s announcement represents new jobs and higher pay for Missouri families,” said Rob Dixon, Director of Economic Development. “We’re working hard to make sure companies want to invest in Missouri, because every company, every dollar of investment and every job helps our state.”

Founded in January 1980, Midwest Industrial Rubber provides value-added products and services through their more than 20 full-service sales and fabrication facilities and satellite locations across the United States. MIR currently provides products and services to manufacturing facilities nationwide.

“This is an extremely exciting time for the entire Midwest Industrial Rubber organization,” said Midwest Industrial Rubber President, Mark Hambacker. “As we continue to hire and expand, we are positioned to provide world-class service to our customers locally and nationwide.”

“Kansas City is proud to be part of Midwest Industrial Rubber’s (MIR) expansion in the Midwest and West Coast,” said Kansas City Mayor Sly James. “MIR shows us that not only is Kansas City a great place to grow a successful business, it’s a place where talented, skilled people want to work, raise their families, and be a part of our city’s incredible energy and momentum.”

For more information on Missouri’s advanced manufacturing industry check out our industry webpage, or contact Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership, at 314.725.2688 or via our contact form. We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have, and show you how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion, collaboration and investment needs.

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