Missouri Sees Boom as More & More Companies Expand in State


15 Missouri companies have announced expansion plans in the state marking one of the busiest periods for expansion announcements in recent history.

More than a dozen Missouri companies have announced plans to expand in the state in recent weeks.  A total of 15 company expansions around the state have made this one of the busiest two weeks for expansion announcements in recent history.

Centene was the first to kick off the wave of expansions with its announcement of the opening of its new $25 million dollar service center. Paulo Products Co., which operates heat-treating facilities, also announced plans for a future expansion with the purchase of a new St. Louis facility.

FedEx Ground, Cohen Architectural Woodworking, Manchester Packaging Company, Henry Wurst Inc., Weld Racing LLC, Varsity Tutors, USA800 Inc., Pittsburgh Pipe, Anacomp Inc., R.P. Lumber, Metal Container Corp., The Hicor Group and Rockwell Beer Co. round out the expanding companies.

These companies and more choose to expand in Missouri due to its strategic location, globally connected infrastructure, stable fiscal atmosphere, economic diversity, competitive business and labor costs, certified work-ready communities, highly-skilled and hard working talent, quality of life, reliable and inexpensive energy, and its available and affordable real estate. Missouri is a place where companies come to grow and thrive.