“These recent projects, with their substantial new job creation and capital investment, are excellent news for the state of Missouri,” said David Kerr, Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. “Collectively, they are another indication that our state economy is moving in the right direction, and we continue to fight every single day, for every single job, to keep it moving one way: forward."
The many wins for the state so far this year include the following:
• Doyle Equipment Manufacturing – Announced plans to move their headquarters to a $9 million, 220,000-square-
• Olympic Steel, Inc. – Selected Kansas City, Mo. for a new $1.3 million, 43,000-square-
“We are pleased with the first quarter results,” said Christopher Chung, Chief Executive Officer of The Missouri Partnership. “These projects represent new opportunities and growth for Missouri. With all of the resources and benefits Missouri offers, we expect to have continuing success bringing projects to the State.”
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About The Missouri Partnership:
Since 2007, the nonprofit The Missouri Partnership has worked in concert with state, regional and local economic development groups, as well as private industry, to attract new companies to Missouri by marketing the state’s business advantages. Through effective branding, advertising, earned media, trade show attendance, and targeted relationship-