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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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EaglePicher Demonstrates Full-Power Testing of Non-Propagating Battery Modules

Dec. 7, 2021

EaglePicher Soultions -  St. Louis, MO

EaglePicher® Technologies, a leading provider of battery power systems, under contract from Leonardo DRS and the US Navy, conducted a full-power test of its lithium-ion battery system for the Navy’s Energy Magazine Prototype. The recent full-power test utilized a cabinet with multiple battery modules to meet the Navy Energy Magazine Prototype requirements.

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Nov. 17, 2021

BCI Skills Center - St. Peters, MO

The BCI Skills Center has received the 2021 Cutting Edge Award from the Missouri Association of County Developmental Disabilities Services (MACDDS). The Cutting Edge Award honors organizations that provide unique, inclusive, dignified programs and services that promote learning for people with disabilities so that they may live more independently.

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EnSight Solutions Showcases Fenceless Palletizing Robotics Systems

Nov. 5, 2021

EnSight Solutions - Strafford, MO

EnSight Solutions introduced an innovative new fenceless palletizing robotic system at the 2021 Process Expo in Chicago. The system was showcased as part of a demo production line at the Process Expo. Attendees who had the opportunity to see it in action expressed excitement about the efficiency opportunities the system offers.

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Champion Oil Announces 2022 Racing Contingency Program

Oct. 28, 2021

Champion Brands - Clinton, MO

The Champion 2022 Racing Contingency Program is an all-encompassing marketing program designed to link Champion Motor Oils directly to regional and national racers in many sanctioned racing events in North America.