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Animal Health Company to Add Jobs, Build New Facility

August 19, 2014 11:21 am

A historical part of St. Joseph’s economic past will very soon be seeing new life. The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that one of the city’s animal health and nutrition companies, a supplier of meat ingredients...

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Chamber Endorses Transportation Tax

July 24, 2014 10:49 am

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has agreed to endorse Amendment 7, the transportation tax that will repair roads, repair or replace unsafe bridges and fund priority transportation projects in Missouri. The issue is on the Aug....

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R. Patt Lilly Named as One of 50 Missourians to Know

July 23, 2014 1:49 pm

R. Patt Lilly, President and CEO of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, was named as one of Ingram’s “50 Missourians You Should Know” in the Kansas City business magazine’s June edition. Ingram’s Managing Editor Dennis Boone said his staff...

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Manufacturers Council Created

February 19, 2014 4:30 pm

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce recently formed a new group to help address the needs of some of St. Joseph’s major employers. The Manufacturers Council met for the first time on Feb. 13. In the past, two separate manufacturing...

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International Paper Invests in St. Joseph

January 23, 2014 12:06 pm

International Paper recently announced a $12 million expansion project for its St. Joseph facility. The $12 million in new capital investment in equipment will increase the local facility’s efficiency and capacity, said Brad Lau, Vice President of Economic Development for...

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St. Joseph Ranks Fourth in Real GDP Growth

September 18, 2013 3:18 pm

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report on Tuesday showing St. Joseph, Mo., as a leader in real gross domestic product growth. The BEA reported that Real GDP in metropolitan areas increased 2.5 percent in 2012, in comparison...

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State Reps Tour St. Joseph Port Authority

September 11, 2013 2:18 pm

The tour begins in a board room at the St. Joseph Metro Chamber. Brad Lau, Director of Business Development, leads a discussion that talks about just how big manufacturing is for St. Joseph – communicating to a group full of...

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Advanced Science Research Center Planned

June 13, 2013 3:08 pm

St. Joseph is working to add an Advanced Science Research Center to its roster of educational institutions. The center will help bolster the city’s workforce in order to meet the needs of the animal health industry. The effort got a...

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