KC Assembly Plant plays huge role in Ford’s 2014 growth plan

Ford Motor Co. announced that next year it will launch 23 new vehicles, open three manufacturing facilities around the globe and add more than 5,000 new jobs in the United States. ... Read More

Boeing announces plans to bring up to 400 research and technology jobs to Missouri

Global aerospace giant Boeing will add an additional up to 400 research and technology jobs at its St. Louis County campus, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. This is the second major ... Read More

Lee’s Summit roofing company plans 300 new jobs

Aspen Contracting, a Lee’s Summit firm specializing in repairing post-storm building damage around the nation, plans to add 300 jobs in its sales, production and project management operations. The company was ... Read More

Morris Converting selects Jefferson City for new manufacturing facility

Morris Converting, a subsidiary of Morris Packaging, has selected Jefferson City as the location to build a new 32,000 square foot facility. The company specializes in creating packaging for the food ... Read More

AgBiTech opens new laboratory at University of Missouri

AgBiTech, an Australian company focused on developing innovative, high-quality products to make farming a more profitable and sustainable, has opened a research laboratory to develop new biological solutions for key insect ... Read More

Missouri University of Science and Technology gets grant for solar education

Missouri University of Science and Technology will receive about $4.3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to support innovative solar energy research and development. The funds will be used to ... Read More

DuPont Buys Danish Danisco for $6.6 Billion

Tender offer had been repeatedly delayed until DuPont upped its bid. ... Read More

Ameren forms separate transmission business

Ameren Corp. said Monday it created a new subsidiary dedicated to electric transmission infrastructure investment and identified $3 billion in potential projects. The new company, Ameren Transmission Co. (ATX), will build ... Read More

GE orders 100 jets from Boeing, Airbus

General Electric’s aircraft leasing unit announced at the Farnborough airshow on July 19 that it has placed an order for 100 planes from Boeing and Airbus. GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) ... Read More

Nixon signs the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act, Ford Incentives in Kansas City

Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday afternoon signed the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act in the Kansas City area, which has a Ford Motor Co. assembly plant that could be a key beneficiary ... Read More