Candidates expressed widely different approaches for business at the first presidential debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head-to-head last night for the first presidential debate of the 2016 election. The debate pulled in over 80 million viewers, making it the most watched in history. The moderator, Lester Holt, focused his questions on three different topics: Achieving prosperity; America’s direction; and securing America. The candidates each had two… Read More Candidates expressed widely different approaches for business at the first presidential debate

Doe Run Names Human Resources Manager for Mining and Milling Operations

The Doe Run Company (Doe Run) recently announced the hiring of Mark Clark as the new human resources manager for the Southeast Missouri Mining and Milling Division (SEMO). Clark will oversee approximately 800 SEMO employees working at Doe Run’s six underground mines and four mills. Clark brings nearly two decades of mining and human resources… Read More Doe Run Names Human Resources Manager for Mining and Milling Operations

NAM’s Newhouse, keynote speaker of AIM’s annual conference, awarded Lobbyist of the Year

CEO Update awarded NAM Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse as Association Lobbyist of the Year at a luncheon at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. Nearly 450 members of the association community gathered to honor Newhouse and the other award winners. Newhouse will be the keynote speaker this year at… Read More NAM’s Newhouse, keynote speaker of AIM’s annual conference, awarded Lobbyist of the Year

Alere eScreen expands in Kansas City with $6.8 million investment and 30 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that eScreen, Inc., a subsidiary of Alere Inc. will move its headquarters to Kansas City. In addition to its more than 235 current employees, today’s announcement includes the creation of 30 new jobs and a capital investment of more than $6.8 million. “More and more innovative… Read More Alere eScreen expands in Kansas City with $6.8 million investment and 30 new jobs

New NAM study outlines cost of labor regulations

Associated Industries of Missouri is the sole official designated partner of the National Association of Manufacturers in Missouri. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a new study today that outlines the destructive legacy this administration’s relentless labor regulatory agenda will leave for manufacturers, their employees and the communities in which they live. Regulations on issues… Read More New NAM study outlines cost of labor regulations

Missouri gained more than 8,700 private sector employers in 2015, up five percent from 2014

On Tuesday, the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced that Missouri’s 2015 private sector employer community comprised of 182,004 employing units or establishments and saw a net growth of five percent or 8,742 units from 2014. Over that same time, 18,342 new businesses formed in Missouri, a 5.7 percent increase compared to 2014. “More and… Read More Missouri gained more than 8,700 private sector employers in 2015, up five percent from 2014