Columbia/Jefferson City Region

#MoreMissouri21: Swift Prepared Foods Opens New Meat Production Facility in Missouri

As 2021 draws to a close, Missouri Partnership is taking a look back at some of Missouri’s biggest stories in economic development from the past year. In May, Swift Prepared Foods, ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturer Invests with New Facility in Boonville, Missouri

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., recently announced plans to invest in a new manufacturing facility in Boonville, Missouri. “We’re thrilled to see Kawasaki’s continued success in Missouri and are proud to ... Read More

#ThrowbackThursday: CertainTeed Roofing Invests in Jonesburg, Missouri

In the summer of 2016, CertainTeed Roofing, an advanced manufacturer of roofing materials, opened its new $100 million facility in Jonesburg, Missouri. The 60,000 square foot manufacturing plant, and adjacent 150,000 ... Read More

Virgin Hyperloop Keeps an Eye on Missouri as It Looks to The Future

A few years ago, if you mentioned the Hyperloop in Missouri, you would have been met with a great deal of excitement. But that excitement declined in 2020 when Virgin Hyperloop ... Read More

#ThrowbackThursday: American Outdoor Brands Invests in Missouri

In March 2017, American Outdoor Brands (AOB), a manufacturer of outdoor sports and recreation products, announced plans to establish a national distribution center near Columbia, Missouri. The 632,000 sq. ft. facility ... Read More

Columbia, Missouri, Named Among “50 Best Places to Live in the US”

What makes any town or city a great place to live? Is it low housing costs, nearby attractions, access to transportation, high wages? The truth is that it is different for ... Read More

#ThrowbackThursday: Aurora Organic Dairy Invests, Grows in Columbia, Missouri

In the Spring of 2017, Aurora Organic Dairy, a leading producer and processor of store-brand organic milk and butter for U.S. retailers, announced plans to construct a new dairy processing facility ... Read More

Missouri Companies Receive Billions in Military Defense Contracts

Missouri Governor Mike Parson recently announced that more than $14 billion in military defense contracts were awarded to Missouri companies in Fiscal Year 2019, according to a recent report. “We are ... Read More

Swift Prepared Foods Opens New Meat Production Facility in Missouri

Swift Prepared Foods, a leading food solutions company, cut the ribbon on its new $68 million facility in Moberly, Missouri. The new facility will produce ready-to-eat, fully cooked bacon, and it’s ... Read More

#ThrowbackThursday: Veteran United Sees Unprecedented Growth in Missouri

Columbia, Missouri-based Veterans United Home Loans (VU) is the nation’s leading full-service VA mortgage lender, and has seen tremendous growth in Missouri in recent years. In 2020, VU announced plans to ... Read More