Poplar Bluff Region

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

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

Site Selection: Poplar Bluff, Thriving Central Location

Nestled in the foothills of the Ozarks in Southeast Missouri, half way between St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee, lies the town of Poplar Bluff. The small town in Butler County is ... 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

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

Video: Welcome To Poplar Bluff Industrial Site

Located in southeastern Missouri, the Poplar Bluff Industrial Site is zoned for heavy industrial. 10 acres of this certified site are currently available, along with an additional 74 adjacent acres. A ... 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

Multiple Companies Expanding, Creating 300 New Jobs In Missouri

The Missouri Department of Economic Development recently announced six business expansion projects representing more than $126 million in capital investment, and creating 300 new jobs across the state. Expanding companies include ... Read More

Three Missouri Counties Earn Work Ready Status

Crawford, Douglas and Polk counties in Missouri each recently earned Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) status bringing the total number of fully certified counties in Missouri to 49. CWRC is an ... Read More

Missouri Governor Outlines Future Of Economic Growth In State

At the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced several initiatives to strengthen the state’s economy and help spur job creation for Missouri families. “It’s time for Missouri ... Read More