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Member and Association News


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.

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Boone Center, Inc. Names Esposito New Chief Operations Officer

Dec. 7, 2021

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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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EaglePicher Technologies is Winner of SBJ's first Coolest Things Awards

Apr. 29, 2022

EaglePicher Technologies -  Joplin, MO

EaglePicher Technologies LLC's Perseverance rover battery won Best in Show at Springfield Business Journal's inaugural Coolest Things Made in the Ozarks event.

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GKN Aerospace Named Supplier of all-new Gulfstream G800 and G400 Business Jets

Jan. 13, 2022

GKN Aerospace - Hazelwood, MO

GKN Aerospace has been selected as a supplier on Gulfstream’s new Gulfstream G800 and Gulfstream G400 business jets. GKN Aerospace is using its world-leading capability in design and manufacture of business jet empennages and aerostructures on the advanced aircraft.

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SRC & Jack Stack's
$100 Million Plan

Jan. 7, 2022

SRC -  Springfield, MO

SRC Holdings Corp. is pursuing a big, ambitious goal. CEO/Founder/President Jack Stack believes it’s the right plan for the economic conditions on the horizon. Stack says: “You’ll have 71 million people sucking down healthcare, social costs, social security. That is very troublesome for us, and we don’t see anything being done about it now.”

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True Manufacturing expands to bring 175 jobs to Poplar Bluff

Dec. 17, 2021

True Manufacturing - Poplar Bluff, MO

True Manufacturing is investing $21 million in Missouri and opening a new Poplar Bluff facility that is expected to bring 175 new jobs to the area. The commercial refrigeration manufacturer will now occupy 54 acres of Poplar Bluff’s newest industrial park.

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