West-North Central


MN: Barrett Petfood Innovations Expanding to Little Falls, Adding 85 Jobs

August 15, 2019

Barrett Petfood Innovations (BPI) will expand to Little Falls, Minn. The move is expected to create 85 jobs within the next three years. more >>


MO: TMS International Announces New Sedalia Facility, Adding 15 Jobs

August 1, 2019

State and community leaders gathered in Sedalia recently to announce the launch of TMS International’s new facility. more >>


MN: Andersen Corp. Breaks Ground on Expansion, to Create 125 Jobs

July 31, 2019

Andersen Corp. window and door manufacturer broke ground on an expansion of its manufacturing campus in Cottage Grove, Minn. more >>


IA: Economic Development Board OK's 2 Projects, to Create 27 Jobs

July 22, 2019

The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board approved projects for companies in Perry and Fairfield, which will assist in the creation of 27 jobs. more >>


MO: TTG Inc. Expanding in Higginsville, Adding 20 New Jobs

July 16, 2019

Trinity Technology Group (TTG Inc.) announced an investment of $7.25 million to expand its existing 65,000 square-foot manufacturing facility. more >>



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Dodge City Industrial Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Industrial Park site is flat, with no flood history. No major earthwork would be required for drainage or pre-construction leveling.... more >>


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Dodge City Business Park

April 5, 2016

The Dodge City Business Park is a planned development ideal for light-industrial, warehousing, distribution or for professional, medical and... more >>


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MO: State Receives $1.3 Million in Apprenticeship Funding

July 29, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Labor’s State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant program. more >>


MO: DED Issues Call for Workforce Training Initiative Proposals

July 25, 2019

The Missouri Dept. of Economic Development announced proposals are being accepted for the Workforce Training Initiative through Sept. 30. more >>


Case Studies

blank Case study | September 9, 2011
Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation Case study | March 9, 2011
Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation - Great Things are Happening in Rural Places   

By: Jennifer Alten

In rural, north central Missouri, a handful of counties have banded together to prove that their sum is greater than their parts. The driving... More>>


Case study | August 31, 2009
St. Charles, Missouri - The City that Works for Business   

By: Andrea Johnson

For more than two centuries, St. Charles has had a powerful reputation as a progressive community that’s an exceptional place to do business –... More>>


Case study | February 28, 2009
Joplin - Where the Past is Present   

By: Juli Anne Patty

There are some towns in America that truly remember the heritage that made them the vibrant cities they are today. They shape their own futures with... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | March 18, 2016
Cyberstates 2016   

CompTIA presents its 17th-annual edition of Cyberstates to use as an accessible reference tool for national and state-level tech sector data. More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>


White Paper | April 16, 2012
NAIOP: How Fuel Costs Affect Logistics Strategies   

Today's high oil and fuel prices are spurring companies to reevaluate their supply chains and distribution networks in a quest to find offsetting... More>>



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Articles

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Aviation is at the Heart of Kansas’ Growing Economy

By: Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas may be known for its geographically central location, as a leading producer of wheat and beef, and where freedom-loving pioneers would make a...   More>>


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2019 CiCi Awards: Community Impact

By: Peter Francesconi

A company’s decision to locate a new facility or expand an existing one can have a profound effect on a community. For the 14th annual CiCi Awards...   More>>


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Base of Operations: Finding the Best Location for a Corporate HQ

By: David Hickey

Location decisions require a strategic approach with attention placed on key factors specific to the project’s requirements. The decision should...   More>>


blank Article | March 23, 2019
Consider the Options in Medical Manufacturing Site Selection

By: Larry Gigerich

The global market for the medical device and equipment manufacturing industry, also known as Medtech, is estimated to reach $409.5 billion by 2023....   More>>


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Feeding the Economy

By: Jennifer Alten

Food and agricultural processing not only provide fuel for appetites. The prodigious output is also fueling economies throughout the U.S. These...   More>>




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