Pivot Bio Inc., a California-based agtech firm, is opening a new 48,000-square-foot manufacturing and research & development facility in Hazelwood, Missouri. St. Louis has become a midwest hub for Pivot Bio’s operations, reflecting the region’s strength in agriculture technology. The company has operated two labs in the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur for several years.
This expansion brings significant benefits to the state of Missouri; creating new jobs and contributing to the state’s already thriving agtech sector. Their products offer an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic fertilizers, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating environmental impacts. The company’s impressive revenue growth and mission to develop environmentally friendly crop nutrition technology demonstrates its potential for a positive impact on both the economy and the environment. The presence of yet another sustainable agtech firm in Missouri attracts talent, fosters innovation, and further positions Missouri as a prime location for sustainable agriculture institutions.
Pivot Bio’s expansion is a testament to the state’s growing role in agricultural innovation and sustainability, offering economic, environmental, and technological advantages for the region.