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“The past several months have been very exciting,” said Corey Mehaffy, President of Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation. “The Vest-Fiber project is another first in Missouri that is locating in Moberly. The Vest-Fiber project is the first foreign wind component investment in the State of Missouri and we are excited that the company chose to make the investment in the MAEDC region.”
David Gaines, MAEDC Vice-President went on to add, “Our first contact with the company came in August of this year. Since then a tremendous amount of work has taken place in a short period of time thanks to excellent cooperation from our partnersincluding the City, County, State, NEMO WIB, MACC, Moberly Public Schools, taxing jurisdictions and private businesses along with Vest-Fiber to make today’s announcement possible.”
Founded in 2000, Vest-Fiber produces fiberglass and materials to the Composite Industry mainly to applications as with turbine blades, Based in Denmark, the company specializes in cutting and kitting multi-axial reinforcement fabrics in glass and carbon fiber; structural foams/core material used in sandwich constructions; non-woven, plastic materials and vacuum bagging consumables; and “ready-to-use” resin infusion net-set kits. The company operates state-of-the-art cutting units that process more than 7,000 tons of fabrics and convert more than 600,000 square meters of core material on a yearly basis.