New Company to Locate and Invest in St. Joseph

June 29, 2018 9:33 am

Yellow Frog Graphics announces it will build a new estimated $3.9 million facility in Mitchell Woods Business Park in St. Joseph, Mo., to house its operations. The total estimated project cost is $5.4 million. Currently, Yellow Frog Graphics operates out of its sister company facility, Summit Truck Bodies, in Wathena, Kan.

Yellow Frog Graphics has purchased approximately 9 acres in Mitchell Woods Business Park to the south of the Mitchell Woods pond from the St. Joseph Business Park Corporation. The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and St. Joseph Economic Development Partnership negotiated with the company to purchase the last parcel owned by the St. Joseph Business Park Corporation, developer of Mitchell Woods Business Park.

The project is expected to create 50 new jobs over a five-year period, with jobs classifications ranging from engineers and managers to designers and installers. Currently Yellow Frog Graphics has five employees.

“We are very pleased to welcome Yellow Frog Graphics to the St. Joseph business community,” said Patt Lilly, President and CEO of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and St. Joseph Economic Development Partnership said. “We appreciate the confidence Yellow Frog Graphics has shown in its decision to invest in St. Joseph and create such excellent new jobs in the community.”

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and the St. Joseph Economic Development Partnership was proud to collaborate with the following organizations in attracting Yellow Frog Graphics to St. Joseph:

  • City of St. Joseph
  • Buchanan County
  • State of Missouri – Department of Economic Development
  • Kansas City Power & Light

About Yellow Frog Graphics:

Yellow Frog Graphics is the region’s premier provider of custom vehicle graphics and wraps. With the new facility in St. Joseph it will have room to expand its product offering to include: apparel, embroidery, commercial window tinting, dimensional signage, paint protection films and more. It strives to provide top-notch service, design, products and installation for the local business community.

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About the St. Joseph Business Park Corporation:

The St. Joseph Business Park Corporation is the private/public non-profit development entity consisting of the Chamber, City of St. Joseph, Buchanan County and several private investors that recognized the need for shovel-ready sites to spur industrial and commercial development in St. Joseph. Mitchell Woods Business Park was developed in the mid-1990s.  The Business Park Corporation now has Eastowne Business Park that is located at Pickett and Route A/C (Riverside Road).

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