AIM calls on President Obama to change EPA emissions standards

Calling the EPA’s latest regulations on carbon dioxide emissions “inconsistent with sound energy policy,” Associated Industries of Missouri president Ray McCarty has written a letter to President Obama asking for the EPA to stand down from its latest New Source Performance Standards rule. The letter follows: Dear Mr. President: I am writing to respectfully urge… Read More AIM calls on President Obama to change EPA emissions standards

AIM Educates Fourth Graders on Legislative Process

The fourth grade class of Parkview Elementary School from Sedalia, MO, learned about the legislative process by “passing” a bill to make Neapolitan ice cream the official ice cream of the State of Missouri in a mock exercise sponsored by Associated Industries of Missouri.  The students visited the State Capitol building today to learn more… Read More AIM Educates Fourth Graders on Legislative Process

Major auto supplier plans to build new manufacturing facility in Riverside

The AIM-supported Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act of 2010 continues to pay off, creating jobs for the Missouri economy. In the latest example of Missouri’s resurgent automotive industry, a major auto supply company based in China is planning to construct a new manufacturing plant in Riverside, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today.  Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, a Michigan-based… Read More Major auto supplier plans to build new manufacturing facility in Riverside

Ford sees record profits in North America in first quarter

  The New York Times (4/25, Vlasic, Subscription Publication) reports, “The Ford Motor Company said on Wednesday that its net income improved 15 percent in the first quarter to $1.6 billion, as record results in North America compensated for losses in Europe and South America.” The automaker’s sales in the US “rose 11 percent in the first… Read More Ford sees record profits in North America in first quarter