Missouri Enterprise: MATTR: Connecting the Needs of Missouri Manufacturers with the Resources of the NIST Laboratories

Small or mid-sized manufacturers in Missouri face many challenges in their daily operations.  Some of these challenges are technical in nature, involving processes crucial to product design, development, and manufacture.  Often, there aren’t readily available resources to help small and mid-sized manufacturers solve these issues – until now.  NIST MEP is piloting the MEP-Assisted Technology… Read More Missouri Enterprise: MATTR: Connecting the Needs of Missouri Manufacturers with the Resources of the NIST Laboratories

Lawsuit over Lieutenant Governor appointment to go to court next week

A lawsuit about whether Governor Mike Parson had the legal authority to appoint the position of Lieutenant Governor will be going before a Cole County judge next week. On June 18th, Parson appointed former Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe as Lieutenant Governor. The Missouri Democratic Party and lead plaintiff Darrell Cope filed a lawsuit… Read More Lawsuit over Lieutenant Governor appointment to go to court next week

Mark J. Rhoads: Tariffs Threaten Missouri’s Key Industries

Mark J. Rhoads, Missouri Energy Forum The Trump Administration announced that it would move to impose $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese products which elicited an immediate response from China that it would retaliate in-kind. News reports indicate that China plans to answer with additional tariffs of 25% on $50 billion worth of U.S. products… Read More Mark J. Rhoads: Tariffs Threaten Missouri’s Key Industries

Regional workforce development meetings start with statewide economic summit

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED), the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE), and the Hawthorn Foundation are launching an initiative to help Missouri meet its workforce needs. Associated Industries of Missouri is participating in the effort as well as other business, political and civic leaders across Missouri. The project is a set of… Read More Regional workforce development meetings start with statewide economic summit