Member and Association News
Reyco Granning Announces Retirement and Naming of Presidential Role
Apr. 29, 2022
Vital Farms' 'Egg Central Station' Wins Sustainable Plant of the Year
Feb. 16, 2023
Vital Farms - Springfield, MO
Vital Farms' Egg Central Station has won FOOD ENGINEERING magazine's Sustainable Plant of the Year Award. The plant will be featured as the cover story in FOOD ENGINEERING’s June 2023 issue, and the award will also be presented at the Food Automation & Manufacturing Symposium and Expo.
NewStream Enterprises Assembly Team Reaches 100,000 QLS Sensors Built
Jan. 17, 2023
NewStream Enterprises - Springfield, MO
Starting the project in June 2020, just recently in December 2022, NewStream Enterprises' assembly team has completed building 100,000 QLS Sensors. For the team, reaching this milestone is particularly significant, especially in light of all the challenges they have faced thus far.
Reyco Granning featured in Manufacturing Today publication (pg. 94)
Jan. 6, 2023
Reyco Granning - Mt. Vernon, MO
Reyco Granning was recently spotlighted in Manufacturing Today, an industry publication that addresses the needs of manufacturers and helps them prosper in today’s volatile climate, with regular features including areas such as additive manufacturing, production management, Industry 4.0, disruptive technology, maintenance and logistics. (They are featured on page 94 of the electronic publication.)
Boone Center, Inc. Names Esposito New Chief Operations Officer
Dec. 7, 2022
Boone Center, Inc. - St. Louis, MO
Tim Esposito has joined Boone Center, Inc. (BCI) as Chief Operations Officer (COO). In this role, Esposito is responsible for multiple departments within BCI Packaging, the nonprofit’s contract packaging subsidiary that provides jobs for 235 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
BCI Partners with Warren County Agency to Meet Capacity, Increase Opportunities
June 2, 2022
St. Peters, MO
Partnership with Warren County Sheltered Workshop (WCSW) will strengthen both organizations’ ability to serve adults with developmental disabilities through meaningful employment.
Boone Center, Inc. (BCI)—a nonprofit that improves the lives of adults with disabilities through employment opportunities—has partnered with Warren County Sheltered Workshop, Inc. (WCSW) in Truesdale, Mo. to expand job opportunities and production capacity for both organizations.
Why a Missouri Cave Stores Millions of Pounds of Cheese
May 18, 2022
Springfield Underground - Springfield, MO
Springfield, Missouri, a city of about 170,000 in the southwestern part of the "Show-Me State," has been nicknamed the "Queen City of the Ozarks." For decades, travelers on Route 66 passed through the community, and indeed, Springfield considers itself the "Birthplace of Route 66," but what many people don't know is that Kraft Foods stores millions of pounds of cheese and related products in a former limestone mine.
SRC Logistics Unveils New Springfield Facility, Plans for Expansion
May 13, 2022
SRC Logistics - Springfield, MO
SRC Logistics occupied the space immediately upon completion in March 2022 after 11 months of construction. The additional 150,000 square feet is an expansion on the existing 162,000 square-foot facility completed in 2021 as part of SRC Holdings Corp.’s $100 million plan for realty development.