Starline awarded second EEZ, Barb Hayden recognized by Governor

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

September 10, 2012 By Randy Kirby, Managing editor Starline Brass Manufacturing and its administrator, Barbara Hayden, were recognized for outstanding achievements by EDSPC (Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County) during a ceremony held at the EDSPC offices on Monday afternoon. Starline was approved by the Missouri State Department of Economic Development (MoDED) for an EEZ (Enhanced Enterprise Zone) expansion at the company’s … Read More

Derksen Buildings Midwest opens ‘Barnyard’ here

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

June 6, 2012 During a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, Derksen Buildings Midwest was welcomed into the business community with open arms. Derksen Buildings Midwest has been in operation in El Dorado Springs since 2003, but the company recently relocated to the old Little Bit of Everything building on S. 65 and Highway V. Since moving into the building, Derksen has … Read More

Xceligent Enters Strategic Alliance; Plans to Expand Service to Top 65 U.S. Markets

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

May 3, 2012 The transaction follows a Federal Trade Commission consent order intended to create a national competitor to the merged CoStar Group and LoopNet entity. Xceligent’s founder and management team has partnered with dmg :: information (dmgi) to purchase the company from LoopNet and other investors. As a result of the transaction, dmgi will provide Xceligent necessary funding to … Read More

Tyson Foods’ Sedalia Plant Plans Expansion

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

SEDALIA, Mo. – April 27, 2012 – As part of an effort to be the best-in-class protein supplier, Tyson Foods, Inc. recently began work on a multi-million dollar improvement and expansion project at its poultry complex in Sedalia, Missouri. The expansion will create as many as 200 additional jobs in the next two years. The complex currently employs about 1,450 … Read More

Sierra Bullets plans new equipment, 15 new jobs

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

April 11, 2012 During a ceremony Wednesday, Sierra Bullets President and General Manager Pat Daly announced an expansion and the creation of 15 jobs at the Sedalia plant. Daly said that Sierra Bullets was named an Enhanced Enterprise Zone “EEZ” recipient in November, allowing the company to add three new pieces of equipment and hire workers. “EEZ is a Missouri … Read More

2012 CiCi Awards Announced by Trade & Industry Development

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

March 14, 2012 Corporate Development Investments total more than $11.6 billion; over 34,500 jobs created and retained BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Trade & Industry Development, the leading magazine dedicated to site selection, has announced its 7th Annual CiCi (Corporate Investment & Community Impact) Awards. The 30 recipients of the 2012 CiCi Awards helped create 26,605 new jobs, retain 7,902 jobs, and … Read More

Gardner Denver announces expansion

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

March 5, 2012 Gardner-Denver Machinery, Inc., announced today that the closure of IPGA operations at the company’s Quincy, Illinois facility means the addition of those operations at the Sedalia plant, located at 305 N. State Fair Blvd., with a completion date of May 15. Engineering manager David Wolf thanked the Missouri Department of Economic Development (represented by Mike Downing and … Read More

Local, state and company officials applaud WireCo’s facility expansion

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

November 16, 2011 WireCo WorldGroup on Wednesday announced the completion of an expansion of its distribution center in Sedalia that more than doubled the size of the facility and added a dozen jobs. Representatives from WireCo, local and state economic development leaders and local elected officials gathered at the company’s distribution center at 303 Curry Drive for the announcement and … Read More

Christle honored with reception at City Hall

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

September 23, 2011 Linda Christle, executive director of Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County (EDSPC) was honored with a reception Friday at the Sedalia Municipal Building, 2nd and Osage, after being presented with the Governor’s Career Service in Economic Development Award 2011 last Thursday. The event was attended by several state, county and local dignitaries. Christle was selected by the Missouri Department … Read More

Christle Receives Development Award

Barbara BremerEDSPC News

September 22, 2011 Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County Executive Director Linda Christle recently received the Governor’s Career Service in Economic Development Award for her work to promote development in the county. Christle was presented the award in recognition of her dedicated work in the development industry during the 2011 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development last week in Springfield. She described the … Read More