Boeing, UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

Boeing today announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes. “These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe,” said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS Airlines. “The 747-8 will allow UPS to upsize our network in… Read More Boeing, UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

Rebecca Gubbels awarded by AIM at 2016 MU Extension Summit

  Last night, Associated Industries of Missouri awarded Rebecca Gubbels the Extension Industry Award at the 2016 MU Extension Summit. Gubbels, Business and Program Development Consultant, has experience has both a banker and a business owner. She has a finance background including managing an SBA Microloan Program, a decade of commerical lending, and financial product… Read More Rebecca Gubbels awarded by AIM at 2016 MU Extension Summit

Ray McCarty speaks at ‘Yes on 3!’ press conference

Ray McCarty, President/CEO of Associated Industries of Missouri, spoke today at a press conference on behalf of ‘Yes on 3!,’ an amendment that would raise tobacco tax in order to fund Missouri pre-schools. Amendment 3 is supported by AIM. According to information taken from the National Institute for Early Education Research’s 2015 State of Pre-School… Read More Ray McCarty speaks at ‘Yes on 3!’ press conference

AIM hosts annual Missouri Business, Tax and Manufacturing Conference

Associated Industries of Missouri held another successful Missouri Tax, Business and Manufacturing this year in Columbia. Over 100 attendees traveled from around the state to learn about hot topics in business, legislation, HR, and obtain CPE/CLE credits. Aric Newhouse, NAM’s Senior VP of Policy and Government Relations, flew in from Washington D.C. to be the… Read More AIM hosts annual Missouri Business, Tax and Manufacturing Conference

Business and community leaders say farewell to Linda Christle

Last night, Ray McCarty spoke to business and community leaders in Sedalia at a meeting of the Pettis County Management Association and Sedalia-Pettis County Economic Development group. He recapped the bills affecting businesses in the 2016 legislative session and gave a preview of bills Associated Industries is likely to pursue in 2017. At this meeting, attendees said… Read More Business and community leaders say farewell to Linda Christle