Economic Development Sedalia Pettis County to celebrate National Economic Development Week


Sedalia, Missouri, May 10, 2021 – Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County (EDSPC) will celebrate National Economic Development Week May 9-12 by highlighting significant partners, success stories and the organization’s overall impact on the region’s economy. National Economic Development Week was created in 2016 to increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of … Read More

Prysmian Group Announces Expansion to Sedalia Facility; adding new jobs in Pettis County


World leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, Prysmian Group, announced plans to expand the manufacturing facility in Pettis County, Missouri. Located just outside the city limits of Sedalia, Prysmian Group, has a rich history of manufacturing in the community, having celebrated their 50-year anniversary in 2018. Known locally throughout those 50 years as Alcan Cable and General … Read More

Governor Parson and MO DED announce $7.8 million award to projects across Missouri


Governor Mike Parson and the Missouri Department of Economic Development announced the award of more than $7.8 million to 226 projects across Missouri for customized training assistance through Missouri One Start. The Missouri One Start customized training program provides eligible companies with resources to train or upskill their employees according to specific workforce needs. Flexibility within the program allows companies ... Read More

2019 Manufacturer’s Milestone Banquet Recap


Hello, everyone! Happy Halloween! If you have little ones, please stay safe and warm tonight! We hope everyone has had a great week--we've almost made it to the weekend! When we host events, it fills our cups seeing everyone come together to celebrate—ultimately, we couldn’t do it without our attendees, sponsors, board of directors, and host sites that happily take ... Read More

Rural Missouri Steel Plant Creates 250 Positions


AUGUST 28, 2019 BY BRIAN HAUSWIRTH SEDALIA, Mo.- About 500 construction workers are building a massive $400 million steel plant in west-central Missouri’s Sedalia. The plant, which is being built near Highway 65, will be the anchor tenant of Sedalia’s new rail industrial park. About 500 construction workers are building the $400 million Nucor steel plant in Sedalia (August 2019 photo courtesy of Charlotte-based ... Read More

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County Welcomes ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics Company, to the Community


New service center to bring nearly 100 jobs to the Sedalia community featuring state-of-the-art technology and employment diversification  ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics Company and leader in individual risk assessment services for life insurance companies, announced today that it will open a new service center in Sedalia, Missouri to collect health history information for life insurers across the country.   “As ... Read More

Blunt, Hartzler Announce Sedalia Rail Industrial Park Grant


WASHINGTON – Today, Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler announced the $10.09 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to the City of Sedalia to extend its existing railroad tracks to the new Sedalia Rail Industrial Park. “This grant funding will help keep the Sedalia Rail Industrial Park on track to become the largest, exclusive … Read More

PrintLynx up and running in new facility


After a busy four months, PrintLynx in Sedalia has a new home. It was announced in July that PrintLynx, doing business as Jostens, would consolidate its production and fulfillment operations on West Main Street to a 75,000-square-foot facility at 304 Curry Dr. in the Thompson Meadows Industrial Park. Employees officially moved into the new space in early September, according to … Read More

Longstanding companies honored


Twenty-five Pettis County businesses were recognized for their commitment to the community during Thursday night’s Manufacturer’s Milestone Anniversary Banquet. Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County hosts the annual event at the Sedalia Country Club to honor longstanding businesses in industries that create new economic prosperity within a community, EDSPC President Rusty Kahrs said. According to Kahrs, manufacturers encompass nearly 40 percent of the … Read More

Sedalia Showcase features expanded business


A local business showed off its new and larger location during the annual Sedalia Showcase hosted Thursday. Each year during the Missouri State Fair, Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County hosts Sedalia Showcase as a way to feature some of the best Missouri has to offer, including a local manufacturer. This year EDSPC chose to highlight Load King LLC, a subsidiary of … Read More