Category Archives: Missouri

L.L. Bean hikes into Kansas City with new jobs.

LEAWOOD, Kan. — Outdoor equipment, footwear and apparel retailer L.L. Bean has opened its new Kansas City-area store in Leawood, Kansas. The store, which is the Freeport, Maine-based company’s 26th brick-and-mortar location, is creating abou ...

Continental Casting hiring in Monroe City and Palmyra.

MONROE CITY, Mo. — Thanks to increased manufacturing nationwide, die casting solutions provider Continental Casting is expanding its operations at its facilities in Monroe City and Palmyra. To accommodate the additional business, the company is hiring f ...

EFCO opening a hiring window in Monett.

MONETT, Mo. — Architectural window, curtain wall and entrance system maker EFCO is expanding its workforce in Monett. The company is filling several maintenance, coordinator, and supervisor positions, as well as entry level manufacturing positions on al ...

Starbucks is perking up employment in Ferguson.

FERGUSON, Mo. — National coffee house chain Starbucks has begun construction on its new location in Ferguson. The store, which will open sometime in 2016, is creating about 25 jobs. The new Ferguson Starbucks, as well as 10 other company stores in the ...

BHC Rhodes expanding in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY — To accommodate the growth of its GIS teams, civil engineering and surveying from BHC Rhodes is expanding its operations in the Kansas City area. The company is expanding its headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, and relocating its surv ...

R&S Machining manufacturing more jobs in Mehlville.

MEHLVILLE, Mo. — Aerospace and defense component maker R&S Machining is expanding its operations in Mehlville. The company is investing $6 million in the expansion, which will create up to 15 jobs upon completion. R&S Machining, which currently ...

MOD Pizza cooking up Cottleville jobs.

COTTLEVILLE, Mo. — Fast-casual pizza chain MOD Pizza is opening a new location in Cottleville. The restaurant, which will be the company’s third in the St. Louis area, will create 30 to 40 jobs. MOD is also opening St. Louis-area restaurants in ...

Arch Grants growing St. Louis startups.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Thanks to new funding from the State of Missouri, St. Louis startups will have access to more opportunities and resources to build their business. The $1 million in funding is being administered by startup accelerator Arch Grants. “W ...

Missouri unemployment hits eight-year low.

MISSOURI — According to new data from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Missouri unemployment fell to 5.0 percent in October. That number is a .3 percent drop from September and the lowest rate in the Show-Me State since April 2007. ...

Black & McDonald expanding in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Electrical contracting and engineering firm Black & McDonald is expanding its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City. The company will expand into a recently purchased, 25,000-square-foot facility adjacent to its current headquarters. ...

Blooom tops the One in a Million startup competition.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Retirement fund advisory service platform provider Blooom won the grand prize in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation One in a Million startup competition. The company beat out more than 370 other entrants to take home the $10,0 ...