News Feed: Department of Economic Development /news-rss?filter=economic_development News Feed: Department of Economic Development Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:32:23 +0000 en-us State announces projects creating 272 new jobs in Missouri 8511 at Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:53:17 +0000 June 15, 2018JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Today the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that five companies are expanding in Missouri with plans to create 272 new jobs at a total capital investment of $32,175,000. “We worked hard alongside our partners to help these companies create new jobs in Missouri,” Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development Rob Dixon said. “It’s exciting to see that work pay off, and we look forward to building a relationship that leads to further growth and job creation in the future.” DED releases May jobs report 8506 at Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:59:58 +0000 June 13, 2018Jefferson CityMissouri’s unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent in May, and total nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 400 jobs. Missouri’s smoothed seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been 3.6 percent since March and was 3.7 in May 2017. The estimated number of employed Missourians was 2,937,194 in May, while the number unemployed was 108,288.  The jobless total has been edging down since January. Energy Bulletin --- May 25, 2018 8501 at Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:43:00 +0000 $2.5 million financing available for energy improvements 8476 at Wed, 16 May 2018 09:39:10 +0000 May 15, 2018JEFFERSON CITY— Local governments, public and private higher education institutions and public and private not-for-profit hospitals will be able to apply to receive low interest energy loans from May 15 through July 15, 2018. State partners launch initiative to reset workforce development strategy 8471 at Tue, 15 May 2018 10:51:47 +0000 May 15, 2018Jefferson CityToday, the Hawthorn Foundation, the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Missouri Department of Higher Education launched Talent for Tomorrow, an initiative that will fundamentally reset Missouri’s approach to meeting the state’s workforce needs.   CTC Genomics Selects St. Louis to Establish its Commercial Development Pipeline in The U.S. 8456 at Mon, 07 May 2018 09:52:56 +0000 May 7, 2018Brazilian Ag Bio Firm Specializes in Sugarcane Leading financial services company Square to expand in Missouri creating 300+ new jobs 8446 at Mon, 07 May 2018 08:09:10 +0000 May 7, 2018St. Louis (city)Square Inc., a leading financial services company located in the Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis, Missouri, is doubling its footprint and creating an additional 300+ new jobs.  Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem of payments, hardware, and software that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company first established their presence in St. Louis in Cortex’s @4240 Building in September 2015 with 200+ new jobs to support their growing mobile payments company.  Spanish Engineering Firm Chooses Missouri for US HQ, Creates 20 New Jobs 8436 at Thu, 03 May 2018 10:12:39 +0000 May 2, 2018Hexa Ingenieros, a Spanish engineering services company focused on designing and implementing automation process control and industrial computing services, is entering the U.S. marketplace and establishing its U.S. headquarters in Missouri. The company will operate as Hexa Engineers in the U.S. Hexa Engineer’s U.S. HQ will be located in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in St. Louis, Missouri, and they will create 20 new programming and engineering jobs, with hiring beginning in Summer 2018. Spanish company moves US HQ from California to Missouri 8426 at Thu, 03 May 2018 10:08:35 +0000 May 1, 2018JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—BH North America Corporation, a Spanish-owned premium fitness equipment, bicycle and garage cabinetry company, is relocating its US headquarters from California to St. Charles, Missouri. The move brings 50 new jobs to the region. Disaster Recovery Moving at Expedited Pace for Missouri Communities as 1-Year Anniversary of Historic 2017 Flooding Approaches 8411 at Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:51:30 +0000