Joplin Region

Missouri Companies Continue To Lead The World In Battery Development Industry

Missouri is home to leading developers and producers of batteries for the defense, space, automotive, and consumer industries. Our batteries power NASA’s space program, we are in the top three states ... Read More

Missouri Is Primed For Continued Success In 2019

Missouri’s economy had another great year in 2018. Missouri saw 75+ major expansions, creating more than 8,400 new jobs across the state. Companies that expanded in Missouri in 2018 included industry ... Read More

Health Innovation Company Expanding With New Facility In Southwest Missouri

CoxHealth, a Missouri-based health innovation company, recently announced plans to upgrade its facilities serving rural southwest Missouri with a new $42 million hospital in Monett, Missouri. The investment is part of ... Read More

Missouri Is A Global Hub of Aerospace & Defense Talent

Boeing was recently awarded a $9.2 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force to produce the T-X trainer jet in Missouri. Boeing and its partner Saab designed, developed, and flight-tested two ... Read More

Missouri Batteries Power NASA’s InSight Lander On Surface Of Mars

More than thirty three million miles from earth a new lander has touched down on the surface of Mars. It is the culmination of years of work by thousands of individuals, ... Read More

Missouri Governor Signs Foreign Direct Investment Proclamation

Missouri Governor Mike Parson made history recently by signing the state’s first Open Investment Policy statement, declaring that Missouri’s economy is stronger because of its successful attraction of foreign direct investment, ... Read More

Smith Seed Services Chooses Lamar, Missouri for New Seed Coating Plant

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced today that Smith Seed Services has selected Lamar, Missouri, as the location of its new Midwest seed coating plant. “We are thrilled to welcome ... Read More

Site Selection: Innovation Central

Across the state, innovators are bringing their ideas to market and creating opportunities around the globe. Missouri’s nearly two-dozen innovation communities are located around the state and work to develop the ... Read More

Missouri-Made Batteries Power U.S. Army

When it comes to powering the U.S. military, failure is not an option. Whether it is equipment used for search and rescue or life saving communications in the field, military leaders ... Read More

Food Solutions Companies With Locations In Missouri Earn Top Rankings

Missouri’s robust food production sector includes nearly 400 companies, and now several of those companies have been highlighted among the “Top 100 Food and Beverage Companies for 2017,” according to Food Processing. ... Read More