European ammunition co. selects Sedalia, Mo for new U.S. logistics center

Betty WoodEDSPC News

Pettis County, MO – Today, the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced that Nammo AS, an international aerospace and defense company headquartered in Norway, announced that the newly formed Capstone Precision Group LLC will launch their U.S. logistics center in Pettis County, which would create 13 jobs initially and up to 21 total over the next five years. “Capstone Precision … Read More

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Visits Sedalia

Betty WoodEDSPC News

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson visited Sedalia on Wednesday. The Lieutenant Governor toured Starline Brass and Waterloo Industries, met with area leaders to discuss tourism and economic development, and held a veterans town hall meeting. Starline Brass has expanded three times in the past decade, with 75 employees manufacturing over 100 different calibers of brass bullet casings and other brass components. … Read More

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County hosts Works for You banquet

Betty WoodEDSPC News

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County recognized an individual and a local entity that both contribute to the success of the local manufacturing industry during Thursday night’s Works for You banquet. Based on the slogan “Economic Development Works for You,” the Works for You award recognizes an individual, group, corporation or organization who have gone above and beyond to support, promote and … Read More

Pettis County manufacturers get inside look

Betty WoodEDSPC News

A group of about 25 Pettis County manufacturing leaders and employees on Tuesday (April 18) toured BRHC as part of an ongoing focus of Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County (EDSPC). EDSPC specializes in helping to grow the Sedalia and Pettis County industrial base while marketing the region to companies that might be interested in moving here. One way it does that … Read More

1 Million Cups Sedalia marks 1 year anniversary

Betty WoodEDSPC News

It’s been one year since the first cup of coffee was served at a 1 Million Cups Sedalia program, and 11 past presenters came back Wednesday morning to join the celebration. Wednesday’s 1 Million Cups Sedalia program marked the one-year anniversary of the program, which helps foster networking between entrepreneurs and small business owners, as well as promote community support … Read More

WireCo WorldGroup’s $14M Expansion Underway in Pettis County

Betty WoodEDSPC News

WireCo WorldGroup, a leading global manufacturer of both steel and synthetic rope, specialty wire and engineered products, continues to grow within Central Missouri with an investment of $14 million to expand their facility in Pettis County located just outside Sedalia at 24150 Oak Grove Lane. WireCo has started working on the addition to their existing manufacturing facility and is targeting … Read More

Waterloo Partners With WalMart

Betty WoodEDSPC News

A year after the Waterloo Industries Headquarters was located to Sedalia, the company is expanding its product reach with a number of companies, including Walmart. The new partnership is part of Walmart’s 2013 U.S. Manufacturing Commitment to buy an additional $250 billion in U.S. products that support American jobs by 2023. “Back in January 2013, Walmart committed to purchase $250 … Read More

Manufacturer’s Milestone banquet honors local companies

Betty WoodEDSPC News

Local manufacturers were recognized for their long-term commitments to the Sedalia-Pettis County community during Thursday night’s 12th annual Manufacturing Milestone Anniversary Recognition Banquet. The event, hosted by Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County at the Sedalia Country Club, honored 13 companies for their anniversaries, ranging from newer companies celebrating five-year anniversaries like Grellner Sales and 8760 Service Group, which is already constructing … Read More

Waterloo adds jobs, products since Sedalia named Headquarters

Betty WoodEDSPC News

It’s been about a year since Sedalia was named Waterloo Industries Inc. Headquarters, and CEO Bill Nictakis spoke with community members Wednesday afternoon at the facility about the progress that has been made since making that decision. Waterloo Industries Inc. announced in September 2015 it had been purchased by AFI Partners. After consolidating plants, including one in Nogales, Mexico, Sedalia … Read More

1 Million Cups

Betty WoodEDSPC News

After launching in April, Sedalia has been part of the 1 Million Cups community for almost six months and it’s already gained a loyal following. 1 Million Cups was created by the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City as a way to help entrepreneurs connect and engage with each other, with more than 90 communities participating across the country. 1 Million … Read More