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If You’re In the Energy Storage Business, Missouri is the Right Place For You

When it comes to driving innovation and continually finding new ways to explore new frontiers in the energy storage industry, Missouri is a global leader in next generation technology. The Show-Me state is home to leading developers and producers of batteries and energy storage devices for the defense, space, automotive, and consumer industries. The energy storage created right here in Missouri powers NASA’s space program, including the multiple missions to Mars and the International Space Station. We’re a top three state for battery production, and a leading developer of next-generation lithium batteries.


What Makes Missouri So Great?

Part of fostering the success of an expanding or relocating businesses is making sure that they have all the resources that they need to deliver as soon as they start operating. Our central location and extensive logistics infrastructure make it simple and efficient to ship energy-related products all around the world. When combined with the low cost of living and operation for business, Missouri is the perfect location for manufacturers in the energy business sector.


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Are You Ready to Grow?

Energy talent comes here, because we’re leading the way in so many unique categories. And our recent significant investment in customized talent development and workforce training makes us a top state for workforce solutions. Our solar power market has grown significantly faster than the national average since 2009; Northwest Missouri is located on the edge of the wind belt, making it the perfect place to invest in the wind industry supply chain. We’re also leading the way in energy storage development, with Centers of Excellence research facilities including:


Batteries from EaglePicher in Joplin Missouri power the International Space Station

All the Resources You Need, All In One Place

When you expand your business and begin your site selection process, you need to be positive that your investment destination has the resources available to help foster your success. Missouri offers business-supporting tax policies and customized training programs that provide your company the tools you need to make sure your products are profitable and your operation is cost-effective. Between quality site selection consultation, talent pool acquisition, and continual support, Missouri Partnership is the perfect resource to help you succeed and grow in a new business environment. We’re confident that we can make your entire moving or expansion process efficient and seamless; with the right resources available, you won’t have to worry about hitting your business goals, keeping your personnel satisfied, and reaching the target market you had in mind. Contact us today, and get your journey started.


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By the way, look who’s already here:

ABB Group EaglePicher Technologies Emerson Energizer EnerSys Hubbell Milbank WatlowWEG 3M

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In Their Words

From a strategic standpoint, we figured Missouri was the right place to be, because most of our competition was out on the west coast.

— ProEnergy Services / Jeff and Cara Canon

This workforce at our Lebanon, Missouri facility is as resilient as any I’ve seen, and this community works very closely with us. The city officials and economic development people call on us personally, and that is important to us as a corporate and community partner.

— Emerson Climate Technologies / Randy Nielsen

There are cost advantages to working out of Missouri. Corporate taxes, fuel taxes and property taxes are very low in the state. Utility costs among the lowest in the country.

— Integrated Wind Energy / Hugh Gilmore

The work ethic here is really good. People come in and work hard. They’re used to working hard before we hire them.

— Jack Henry & Associates / Jack Prim

I've lived in a lot of places, and there is a difference here in how people conduct themselves. There is a strong work ethic and friendliness that I haven't found elsewhere.

— Triumph Pharmaceuticals / Dr. Susanne Cohen

Kansas City is the ideal location for our punched grid manufacturing center of excellence given its proximity to key Exide customers and our existing manufacturing facilities as well as access to an experienced local workforce.

— Exide Technologies / Vic Koelsch

The new production facility in Joplin will drastically scale up production to several thousand batteries per month, enabling us to keep pace with growing demand while also refining manufacturing processes and accelerating development efforts. The end result will be a turnkey engineering package we can deliver to manufacturers with customer demand already built into the equation.

— ZAF Energy Systems Inc. / Randy Moore