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Aerospace Manufacturer Expands, Creates 39 New Jobs In Missouri

Alpine Aviation Group, Inc., an aerospace-focused advanced manufacturing company, is expanding into Missouri with a new facility that will be used to assemble wiring harnesses for aircraft in Ozark, Missouri. The ... Read More

NASA Spacecraft Powered By Missouri-Made Batteries Breaks Record

NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft, which is powered by Missouri-made batteries, recently set a new record for the closest distance a spacecraft has orbited to a body in the solar system. It accomplished ... Read More

Site Selection: Joplin, A Portrait in Resilience

When an EF5 tornado ripped through Joplin and killed 161 people on May 22, 2011, some wondered whether the city of 52,195 people in Southwest Missouri would ever fully recover. Eight ... Read More

Missouri Partnership Expands Business Recruitment Team in Kansas City

Missouri Partnership announced today that Kylee Garretson has been promoted to Director of Business Recruitment & Capacity Building. In this new role, Kylee will manage business attraction projects for Missouri, provide ... Read More

Missouri-based Energy Solutions Company Announces Major Breakthrough

ZAF Energy Systems, a developer of next-generation battery technology, recently announced a technology breakthrough in their nickel-zinc (NiZn) battery technology that extends cycle life and improves reliability. ZAF’s NiZn batteries have ... Read More

Missouri Partnership Announces Subash Alias as Permanent CEO

MISSOURI – Missouri Partnership announced today that their full Board of Directors has named Subash Alias as CEO, effective immediately. Alias had been serving as Interim CEO since March 1 and ... Read More

Missouri-Made Batteries Power NASA Spacecraft

Late in 2018, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached it destination, the asteroid Bennu, and from launch to arrival it was powered by Missouri-made batteries. Joplin, Missouri-based EaglePicher Technologies designed the batteries that helped ... Read More

NASA Lander Powered By Missouri-Made Batteries Launches “Mole” On Surface Of Mars

A “mole” has started to burrow into the ground on the surface of Mars. It is the first-ever interplanetary mole and is purely mechanical, but has a very important role in ... Read More

Energy Solutions Company Ramps Up Production In Missouri With New Investment

ZAF Energy Systems, an energy solutions company that develops next-generation battery technology, and Wirtz Manufacturing, an equipment designer and technology expert for the lead-acid battery market, recently announced that Wirtz has ... Read More

Industrial Gas Manufacturer Expands In Neosho, Missouri

Praxair, Inc., an industrial gases manufacturer and distributor, is expand production capacity at its air separation plant in Neosho, Missouri. According to company officials, the expansion is in response to the ... Read More