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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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Chamber To Launch Small Business Website

May 17, 2013 8:42 am

The St. Joseph Metro Chamber will launch a new website aimed at helping small businesses. It will serve as a place small business owners and entrepreneurs can go to get questions answered, gather information, perhaps view an educational video and...

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Triumph Foods Expands Again

May 10, 2013 3:07 pm

Global market growth for premium pork products and incremental processing opportunities are spurring Triumph Foods, LLC to make a near $7.5 million investment in its thriving business. Triumph recently commenced activities on various capital projects to increase its processing capabilities,...

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Federal Reserve President to speak at Chamber event

April 12, 2013 8:58 am

Each year the St. Joseph Metro Chamber hosts a meeting devoted to economic development and the economy. This year, the Chamber is pleased to announce that Esther George, President of the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, will be the...

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