Altec Expands In St. Joseph, Adds 105 Jobs

February 24, 2017 2:39 pm

Altec Industries has announced that it is expanding its facilities in St. Joseph, Missouri.  The company manufactures heavy mobile equipment and related parts primarily for the utility, telecommunications and tree care industries. The main manufacturing facility is located at 2106...

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HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel Opens, Employs 50

November 7, 2016 10:50 am

About 100 members of the St. Joseph agribusiness community came together on Oct. 17 to celebrate the grand opening of HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel, a new addition to the Stockyards Industrial Area that employs 50 people. HPB-St. Joe BioDiesel, a subsidiary...

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Animal Health Company Tonisity Opens in St. Joseph

November 7, 2016 10:47 am

Tonisity is the newest addition to St. Joseph’s animal health employer base. Tonisity Px is the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. From Day 2, Px helps pigs cope with stress, decreases pre-weaning mortality, increases weaning weights an improves gut...

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New Employer Daily’s Premium Meats Celebrates Opening

November 7, 2016 10:44 am

Daily’s Premium Meats, a meat processing company specializing in “sliced-to-order” naturally smoked bacon, held its grand opening ceremony on Sept. 9. Daily’s expects to hire 212 employees during its first five years of operations. The company announced the building of...

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St. Joseph Area Sets Record for Goods and Exports in 2015

September 9, 2016 9:37 am

The St. Joseph area reached the $1 billion mark in exports in 2015. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker released a report on Sept. 8 highlighting goods exports from U.S. metropolitan areas for 2015. The International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan...

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December 17, 2015 5:18 am

St. Joseph was recently recognized in many categories in Southern Business & Development magazine’s “2015 Best of Economic Development in Missouri” list. St. Joseph was featured in the following categories: Best Small Town Manufacturing Locations in Missouri; Best Small Towns...

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St. Joseph employers spoke, Chamber and educators listened and acted

September 18, 2015 4:50 pm

Local Certification Program to Address Need for Manufacturing Skills Begins This Week at Hillyard Business and education have partnered together to bring a manufacturing skills program to the community. The Manufacturing Technician Certification (MT1) Program was originated by the Manufacturing...

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