Gov. Nixon visits Maxion to highlight manufacturing jobs growth, recognize workforce development efforts of Pettis County

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

February 25, 2015 At automotive supplier Maxion Wheels, Gov. Nixon applauds Pettis County’s designation as a Certified Work Ready Community Sedalia, MO Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Maxion Wheels, a global leader in automotive wheel manufacturing, to highlight the continued resurgence of Missouri’s automotive manufacturing industry and applaud Pettis County for earning a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC) designation. The CWRC designation recognizes successful efforts by community, education … Read More

Jake’s Creative Woodworks, Inc. Announcement

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

October 8, 2014 Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County joined officials from Jake’s Creative Woodworks, Inc. to celebrate the announcement of an expansion for the company located south of Smithton. Jake’s Creative Woodworks, Inc., of Smithton, Missouri, is planning a $300,000 expansion to their existing facility.  The expansion will include a 9,000 square foot addition to the existing facility. This expansion will … Read More

Economic Development Sedalia Showcase features Waterloo

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

By Nicole Cooke August 14, 2014 The 2014 Economic Development Sedalia Showcase offered another look at the Sedalia community during the Missouri State Fair, focusing on the manufacturing industry with a tour of Waterloo Industries. About 250 community members and local and state politicians toured Waterloo Thursday morning, which was followed by a presentation from local leaders and Waterloo General … Read More

Stribling Packaging Announces $1 Million Expansion

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

June 18, 2014 Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County joined officials from Stribling, Inc., to celebrate the announcement of an expansion for the company in Sedalia. Stribling, Inc., of Rogers, Arkansas, is planning a $1 million expansion to their existing facility. The expansion will include a 42,000 square foot addition to the existing facility. This expansion will bring their total square footage … Read More

Linda Christle Honored with Economic Developer of the Year Award

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

June 16, 2014 Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County Executive Director Linda Christle was honored with a public reception at the Sedalia Municipal Building Monday afternoon after she was named the Missouri Economic Development Council’s Economic Developer of the Year for 2014. Christle, CEcD, was greeted by officials from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the City of Sedalia, Pettis County, EDSPC … Read More

Duke to Purchase Counter Craft

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

St. Louis (June 11, 2014) -Duke Manufacturing, a leading food-service equipment company, today announced it would purchase privately owned Counter Craft, a Houston-based Custom Serving and Counter Design and Manufacturing Company. Counter Craft will continue to operate out of its Houston, Texas location and will remain decentralized. “We have had a three-year joint venture with Counter Craft and are very … Read More

Linda Christle Awarded Missouri Economic Developer of the Year

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

June 11, 2014 Linda Christle (pictured fifth from left) received Missouri Economic Development Council’s, Economic Developer of the Year award at the annual MEDC’s conference on June 11, 2014 in Lake Ozark, Missouri. Ms. Christle is the executive director for Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County.

BioStar Systems – Renewable Energy Plant in Pettis County

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

May 28, 2014 The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that BioStar Systems has selected Pettis County as the location of its new biogas production facility. DED officials joined company leadership and local economic development partners in Sedalia this morning to celebrate the 23 new jobs created by BioStar’s $60 million capital investment in the company’s newest facility. … Read More

Energy Innovation Center gets Turned On

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

April 21, 2014 State Fair Community College’s Energy Innovation Center came to ceremonial life with a flip of the switch courtesy of Missouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel on Monday.  The EIC – a partnership between SFCC, KCP&L, Waste Corporation of America and PPS Group – was celebrated as a “napkin idea” that eventually drew in local, statewide and national supporters in … Read More