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    Missouri's labor force is rated as one of the best in the country by an independent university.

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    CNBC ranked Missouri’s business costs 3rd lowest of any state in 2011.

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    The Moberly Area is near the population mean of the USA and major transport routes.

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    We have great schools, universities, health care, and diverse recreation opportunities.

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case studies>

Addison Labs :: Bio Tech

Addison Labs is a bio tech company that chose to locate in Howard County Missouri.

Monnig Industries :: Galvanizing

Monnig Industries has been in Howard County for three generations, and has a great labor force.

Lakeside Casting Solutions :: Die Casting

Lakeside continues to grow with the help of MAEDC.

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Danish Manufacturing Company to Establish U.S. Presence in Moberly


“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 partners

including 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.


Media Coverage


Link to Monitor Index Coverage of Chamber Event

Link to KOMU coverage

Link to Columbia Tribune Article


KBIA Interview


Moberly Monitor Index Article


Brighter Energy Article


North American WindPower


Area Development


Trade and Industry Development


Composite World


ReliableWindpower.Com Article


Power and Energy Solutions Article Article Article


DayLife.Com Article


Missouri Partnership Article

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