Ford invests $900 million in Kentucky plant to build new Expedition, Navigator

Ford announced manufacturing actions centered on improving the company’s operational fitness and building vehicles that excite customers around the world. Ford is investing $900 million in Kentucky Truck Plant for plant upgrades to build the all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator, which begin arriving in dealerships this fall. Both full-size SUVs will be exported to… Read More Ford invests $900 million in Kentucky plant to build new Expedition, Navigator

Manufacturers respond to Speaker Ryan’s tax pitch

Associated Industries of Missouri is Missouri’s sole designated partner of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).  The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) hosted House Speaker Paul Ryan at the 2017 Manufacturing Summit today, where he delivered a major address on tax reform, a top priority for manufacturers. Below are responses to the Speaker’s speech: “Today,… Read More Manufacturers respond to Speaker Ryan’s tax pitch

Missouri Energy Forum: Natural Gas and Oil Infrastructure in Missouri

By Mark Rhoads When we talk about infrastructure, we immediately think about roads, bridges and other transportation-related improvements.  Infrastructure can also apply to energy related-issues including transmission of natural gas and oil. Did you know that our state is home to twelve major natural gas transmission pipelines that touch 50% of our counties?  Our state… Read More Missouri Energy Forum: Natural Gas and Oil Infrastructure in Missouri