Associated Industries of Missouri is proud to endorse MFG Day activities during around MFG Day which is officially October 6, 2017. Several AIM members are hosting tours and events. Some are open to the public, but most are invitation-only. If your facility is having a MFG Day event, please let us know. Also, some local… Read More AIM members support MFG Day
A bad idea to sweep funds, including those supported by taxes and fees, into general revenue and use them to fund services cut in the budget this year once again reared its ugly head yesterday when lawmakers returned for the constitutionally-required veto session. HCB 3 was vetoed by Governor Eric Greitens and we supported that… Read More Fund sweep is still dead
We have all heard the saying, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help!” And most of us are extremely skeptical about government agencies and their ability to help with most anything. But I was glad I attended a public meeting of the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy this week in St. Louis.… Read More RECAP: SBA Office of Advocacy meeting in St. Louis
Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) today announced a rescheduled webinar regarding ERP systems entitled, “ERP – Is It Time?” We previously hosted this same program, but had technical difficulties and are rescheduling for November 1, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Join Vision 33’s Danny Gilmore for this informative and FREE webinar. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Many… Read More AIM Manufacturing and Mining Webinar on ERP systems rescheduled
The Hill reports a Texas judge has struck down an overtime regulation issued under the Obama administration that would have increased the amount that must be paid to an overtime-exempt worker to more than $47,000. The current level is little more than $23,000. The regulation had caused much fear and confusion in many businesses. The… Read More Texas judge strikes down Obama-era overtime regulation
President Donald Trump visited the Show Me State on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, to kick off his push for a thorough review and reworking of the American tax system. Jerry Jost, president of Jost Chemical Company and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) and AIM president/CEO Ray McCarty were… Read More President Donald Trump visits AIM member Loren Cook Company to kick off tax reform plan
Yesterday’s special election yielded a great outcome for the business community. Representative Sandy Crawford (R) was elected to the Missouri Senate, filling a seat left vacant when Lt. Governor Mike Parson was elected to his current position. Rep. Crawford has always been a friend of Missouri business, scoring a 100% voting record with Associated Industries… Read More Congratulations to winners of the special election: Sandy Crawford and Sara Walsh!