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Business
8:18 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Roofing company to build plant in Moberly, Mo.

Storefronts in Moberly, Mo.
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A leading shingle manufacturing company says it will build a new production facility in the central Missouri town of Moberly.

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Business
10:24 am
Mon June 10, 2013

STEM jobs make up a big part of the Columbia work force

The shamrock is the symbol of the MU Engineering School.
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  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.

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Education
11:29 am
Tue October 16, 2012

State Fair Community College receives funds to enhance programs

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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 MOManufacturingWINs, provides specialized training. Dana Kelchner, State Fair Community College spokeswoman, said the program might change, but it’s to guide the students toward certification.

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Business
2:43 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Report shows increase in Jefferson City manufacturing jobs

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A new report from the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce showed 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.

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Education
9:14 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Manufacturing leads the way in Mo. job creation

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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.

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.

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Business
9:07 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Building company moves to Montgomery City, projects 20 new jobs

Porta-King Building Systems, a manufacturing company, announced an expansion in Montgomery City.

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