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Manufacturing


Region Index Shows Manufacturing Jobs Openings Sunk in February

Posted March 1, 2024 Creighton University released its Mid-America Business Conditions Index which shows the region dropped back below growth neutral and a decrease in job openings and layoffs over the past 12 months for all states in the region.… more

Harmar Mobility Merges its Two Missouri Facilities to Raymore, Triples in Space

Posted February 27, 2024 Sarasota, Fl.-based Harmar Mobility LLC announced it has consolidated both of its Missouri manufacturing facilities to a new location in Raymore. Harmer is an accessibility and mobility equipment supplier that specializes in stairlifts, platform lifts, vehicle… more

Keystone Automotive Industries Expands to KC, Joins Heartland Logistics Park

Posted February 20, 2024 Keystone Automotive Industries will expand its Kansas City operations at a new facility in Hunt Midwest‘s Heartland Logistics Park in Shawnee. Keystone will lease 530,455-square-feet of Heartland Logistics Park Building III, according to a release. Construction… more

Honeywell Invests $84M in Olathe Facility, Creating 156 News Jobs

Posted February 5, 2024 North Carolina-based Honeywell is investing $84 million to expand its aerospace manufacturing facility in Olathe, elevating the facility to one of the company’s most technologically advanced and creating 156 new jobs. “Expanding this facility will enable… more

Region Index Shows Manufacturing Sector Sheds 800 Jobs In January

Posted February 5, 2024 Creighton University released its Mid-America Manufacturing Index which shows job losses in the sector across all states in the ten-state region, excluding South Dakota, in January. The Business Conditions Index (BCI), which uses the national Institute… more

Industrial Battery Manufacturer to Open First U.S. HQ in Liberty

Posted January 17, 2024 TAB, an international manufacturer of industrial, SLI, and lithium-ion batteries, announced it has chosen Liberty, Missouri as the location of its United States headquarters. TAB is a Slovenia-based company and this new U.S. headquarters marks the… more

Regions Manufacturing Index Shows Rise in Conditions, Supply Managers Expect Recession

Posted on January 2, 2024 Updated 2:00 p.m., March 1, 2024 Creighton University released its Mid-America Business Conditions Index which shows a positive rise in the region's business conditions but many supply managers still see a recession looming in 2024.… more

Manufacturing Index Shows Recession Risk, Drop in Employment

Posted December 1, 2023 Creighton University released its Mid-America Business Conditions Index survey that shows the manufacturing economy throughout the Midwest region teetering into a recession risk. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index, an economic indicator for the nine-state region including… more

KC Manufacturer Orange EV Sells 1,000th Electric Yard Truck

November 27, 2023 Kansas City, Kansas-based Orange EV sold its 1,000th electric vehicle marking its position in the industry as a leading manufacturer with zero emissions. The 1,000th truck will join the fleet of other Orange EV electric trucks operated… more

Ingram’s September 2023 Digital Edition

You can read all about the Ingram's 250 in the September Digital Edition here.   more