Manufacturing

Dailys Premium Meats to Build New Facility in St. Joseph, Create 212 New Jobs

Daily’s Premium Meats, a meat processing company specializing in “sliced-to-order” naturally smoked bacon, announced it will build a new, 100,000 square-foot facility in St. Joseph, Mo. Daily’s expects to hire 212 ... Read More

Rolla Is One of the Top 15 Metro Areas with Highest Growth of Engineering Graduates

Site Selection Group, a full service location advisory firm, identified the metro areas that experienced the greatest growth in engineering graduates from 2013-2014. Rolla experienced an increase of greater than 10% in ... Read More

EaglePicher breaks ground on new manufacturing facility in Joplin expected to create 171 jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined local officials and company leaders of EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of batteries and energy devices, to break ground on the company’s new 100,000 square-foot ... Read More

European auto supplier Universal Components Group establishes its first North American facility

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Universal Components Group (UCG), a UK-based aftermarket automotive parts supplier, will expand operations to the U.S., selecting O’Fallon as the location ... Read More

Major Missouri manufacturer Leggett & Platt brings new product introduction operation to Joplin

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group will expand in Joplin. The company has signed a lease for a 42,000 square-foot facility ... Read More

Columbia exceeds renewable energy goal for 2014

The Columbia Water and Light Department generated 7.22 percent of its energy for utility customers using renewable sources, exceeding the 5 percent goal for 2014 and nearly halfway to the 15 ... Read More

Missouri’s automotive industry continues to expand

The Missouri automotive industry is growing at a rapid pace. Since 2010, Ford, General Motors and more than 60 automotive suppliers have added—or announced plans to add—more than 9,900 new jobs ... Read More

Growth in Missouri’s Aviation and Aerospace Industry Led by Boeing and ATS

Missouri has seen a tremendous growth in the aviation and aerospace industry with over 2,500 new jobs announced within the last year and a half alone, including Boeing’s plans to create ... Read More

Ford will add 900 jobs at Kansas City Assembly Plant

Ford Motor Co. will add 900 new jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo to meet strong demand for the newly launched 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. The hiring in ... Read More

Gov. Nixon helps celebrate opening of new Joplin manufacturer Cook Portable Warehouses

Gov. Jay Nixon visited Joplin today to highlight the recent monthly jobs report showing that Missouri added more jobs in 2014 than any year since 1997, and to celebrate the grand ... Read More