#3 largest exporter in Missouri



ST. Joseph Economic Development Partnership

Choose St. Joseph if you want to Manufacture in the Midwest, Distribute in the Midwest, Process Food in the Midwest, or serve Agriculture in the Midwest.

Our low-cost and low-risk location in the center of the United States provides industry with the business advantages they need to secure higher profits and achieve tremendous growth.

With easy access to multiple interstates and within minutes of Kansas City International Airport, your company can easily reach primary customers and suppliers in a single day.

About Us

Think Outside The Limits

There’s no other city in the Midwest offering resources like St. Joseph. Our metropolitan area is known for its skilled manufacturing and quality workforce, including global accolades for our role in the Agricultural Research Triangle, all conveniently located just 35 minutes from Kansas City International Airport and at the crossroads of major interstate highways.

Economic Development Partnership

Our People Are Our Greatest
Resource - And Yours

It's all right here in st. joseph

We are partners with the Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) and Missouri Partnership.

Industry leader

No. 3 in exports

St. Joseph, Missouri, is an industry leader and Made With Uncommon Character. The number three exporter in the state, St. Joseph has been a business innovator for 175 years.

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think outside the limits

Natalie Redmond

President & CEO

(816) 364-4107

Brad Lau

Vice President, Economic Development

(816) 364-4110


The Partnership for Success is a public/private partnership that serves as the funding mechanism for the Economic Development Division of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce. More than 150 companies have invested in the program and provided 47 percent of its funding. The remaining 53 percent of funding came from contracts with the City of St. Joseph and Buchanan County.

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