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Orscheln Products L.L.C. announces construction in Moberly

Orscheln Products L.L.C. announces construction of a state of the art 15,000 square foot test laboratory on its Moberly, Missouri campus. This new lab will include mechanical, environmental, vibration, electronics, and corrosion testing equipment and capabilities. It will be located on the former Moberly cheese plant site on Washington Street. Upon completion of the new lab, Orscheln Products’ growing electronics manufacturing business will expand into the space currently occupied by the existing lab. Orscheln Products L.L.C. is a third generation privately held company established in 1946 and is a global supplier of Motion Control Systems, Mechanical Cables, Parking Brake Systems, Control C

Moberly Receives CiCi Award for Community Impact

For the second time this month Moberly has earned a very prestigious designation. Trade & Industry Development magazine, a leading industry trade magazine has bestowed upon the City of Moberly and its business community their coveted CiCi Award for Community Impact. The announcement in the spring of 2015 that GAF Corporation will construct a new roofing shingle manufacturing plant on a site in the Moberly Area Industrial Park at the north end of the community placed Moberly on the list. “We are very appreciative of yet another recognition of our community”, said Corey Mehaffy, President of Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation. Each year Trade & Industry Development magazine ranks t

City of Moberly Commissions Hotel Feasibility Study

The City of Moberly has retained the Growth Services Group (GSG), a national workforce intelligence and consulting firm, to conduct a Hotel Feasibility Study for the community. This Market Study provides a demographic and economic overview of the subject area to determine the overall feasibility of a new greenfield hotel development. The purpose of this Market Study is to estimate the perceived demand and to estimate financial performance of a new hotel in Moberly, Missouri. GSG will analyze market conditions, economic and demographic factors, and site conditions to determine their impact on a potential project. GSG will utilize both primary and secondary data sources to analyze the subject

Moberly Named A Top Micropolitan Community

Moberly, MO – Once again Moberly has received national attention for new business investment. Moberly was recently named as one of the Top 100 Micropolitan Communities in the country for 2014. The United States Census Bureau defines a Micropolitan as a community with a population of at least 10,000 residents but less than 50,000 in total population. Each year Site Selection magazine, an industry leading publication ranks Micropolitan communities based upon the growth in their business community. To be considered as one of the top 100 communities in the nation a community must have a business project that involves a minimum $1 million of new capital investment, create 20 or more new full-ti

growFEST Comes To Monroe City

The small business development event, growFEST, brings entrepreneurs and investors together. The event is designed to provide assistance to those working to either start a new business or expand an existing small business. "Monroe City has a long history of entrepreneurs starting and running successful businesses", said Monroe City Mayor, Neal Minor. "Some of the major employers in town, were at one time, just individuals with a good idea. Having growFEST in Monroe City adds to that legacy of supporting and encouraging homegrown talent." Grow Mid-Missouri, the group that produces growFEST, is comprised of individuals and organizations that exist to help those developing an idea for a small b

Howard County Industrial Park Recertified

THE STAFF AT MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCED TODAY that their office received notification that the Howard County Industrial Park, a Missouri Certified Site, has received recertification for another three year term from the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The Howard County Industrial Park was the 11th Certified Site in the State of Missouri and earned its original designation on November 4, 2011. more The 45.21 acre site is located at 696 State Road DD in Howard County 15 miles north of Interstate 70, 35 miles west of 4-lane US Highway 63 with connection to 4-lane US Highway 36 with access to Interstate 72 and Interstate 35 and is home to Missouri Pacific

NMDP TO CONDUCT SURVEY TO ASSESS AREA’S WORKFORCE

The Northeast Missouri Development Partnership has retained the Growth Services Group, a national labor market research consulting firm, to administer a local household phone survey. The phone survey will be conducted by Answer Net a large national call center. The goal of the survey is to identify the available labor force at the local or regional level by type, education, experience, skills, costs, and under what conditions would be available for employment. This area of research, from the household survey, reflects the views and perspective of workers and non-employed from age 18 through 64 and represents the supply side of the workforce. The findings reflect both the current and desired

ASIFlex expanding operations to Moberly

President Corey Mehaffy indicates that his office has been working with the company for several weeks to locate appropriate office space that offers the required infrastructure for a technology based company and discuss the workforce assets in the area. Mehaffy added, “We are excited to welcome ASIFlex to Moberly and we look forward to supporting their efforts to bring this new expansion online as well as grow their business over the next few years.” ASIFlex provides third-party benefit administration service solutions to clients nationwide. Administrative services are provided for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and

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