manufacturing http://kbia.org en Roofing company to build plant in Moberly, Mo. http://kbia.org/post/roofing-company-build-plant-moberly-mo <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A leading shingle manufacturing company says it will build a new production facility in the central Missouri town of Moberly.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:18:14 +0000 Associated Press 49860 at http://kbia.org Roofing company to build plant in Moberly, Mo. STEM jobs make up a big part of the Columbia work force http://kbia.org/post/stem-jobs-make-big-part-columbia-work-force <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The talk around STEM employment (jobs in the fields of science, technology, math and engineering) has largely circled around jobs that require a great deal of education.</span></p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:24:44 +0000 Scott Pham 35188 at http://kbia.org STEM jobs make up a big part of the Columbia work force State Fair Community College receives funds to enhance programs http://kbia.org/post/state-fair-community-college-receives-funds-enhance-programs <p>A new manufacturing consortium between nine community colleges around the state is focused on improving the education for manufacturing students. The $15 million program, in conjunction with <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2012/Gov_Nixon_announces_nearly_18_million_for_career_education_in_advanced_manufacturing_public_safety" target="_blank">MOManufacturingWINs</a>, provides specialized training. Dana Kelchner, State Fair Community College spokeswoman, said the program might change, but it’s to guide the students toward certification.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 16:29:55 +0000 Jonathan Deutsch 22884 at http://kbia.org State Fair Community College receives funds to enhance programs Report shows increase in Jefferson City manufacturing jobs http://kbia.org/post/report-shows-increase-jefferson-city-manufacturing-jobs <p>A new report from the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce showed&nbsp;the share of manufacturing jobs in the city has increased almost 23 percent. The chamber recently partnered with a Jefferson City-based economic research company, The Growth Service Group, to put together the report. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:43:57 +0000 William Joy 21580 at http://kbia.org Report shows increase in Jefferson City manufacturing jobs Manufacturing leads the way in Mo. job creation http://kbia.org/post/manufacturing-leads-way-mo-job-creation <p>The latest Department of Economic Development report shows there were almost 18,000 new jobs in Missouri in August. The manufacturing industry added the most jobs with an increase of nearly 5,000 new positions.</p><p>Missouri Department of Economic Development spokesperson John Fougere says Missouri’s progress in job creation continues to grow following a big drop during the recession.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:14:49 +0000 Connor Wist 21409 at http://kbia.org Manufacturing leads the way in Mo. job creation Building company moves to Montgomery City, projects 20 new jobs http://kbia.org/post/building-company-moves-montgomery-city-projects-20-new-jobs <p>Porta-King Building Systems, a manufacturing company, announced an expansion in Montgomery City. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:07:57 +0000 Samantha Sunne 11871 at http://kbia.org