Kansas Dairy Ingredients, led by Springfield businessperson Brent Davis, plans a $44 million upgrade.
CEO Karl Glassman earns $8.7 million, a 14% decrease.
SBJ launches a new series on the budding medical marijuana industry.
Producer applications are down slightly from last year's inaugural growing season.
An independent panel of judges chose 40 rising professionals for Springfield Business Journal’s 2021 40 Under 40 class.
Company officials cite an impairment charge related to its European subsidiary.
The Bass Pro division plans to hire 250 by this summer.
The remanufacturing division of Deere & Co. plans to add 130 workers.
The Springfield-based group of remanufacturing businesses intends to expand existing Queen City properties to the tune of 1.1 million square feet over the next 10 years.
Local firms submitted 26 projects showcasing their expertise and portfolios.
Results of the city’s 2021 Momentum State of the Workforce Survey revealed a high number of respondents struggling to find qualified applicants, among other concerns, in a year disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
The company targets a spring 2022 opening for a brewing and bottling operation with a taproom.
The company intends to add 1 million square feet in the Queen City.
Wire Road plans to employ 10 at the 3,500-square-foot shop.
Ozark apparel manufacturer Third Street Sportswear maintains workforce as pandemic cuts into sales and alters product line.
However, the company gains ground in the fourth quarter and predicts continued recovery in 2021.
SBJ interviews the senior vice president and general manager of SMC Packaging Group.
The Bark Yard dog park and bar concept launched; Charity Fent Cake Design LLC moved; and a pair of business owners collaborated on opening The Hidden Hut LLC.
This poll is not a scientific sampling. It offers a snapshot of what readers are thinking.
Heather Kite, owner of startup business Rooted Deep Farms, talks about tough times during the winter of 2020-2021. She says determination was a necessary component that kept her going.
Jeramey and Julia Henson, co-owners of HM Dentworks Academy, discuss the importance of family in work-life balance. They say you can’t make up for the major life events. HM Dentworks Academy is also co-owned by Chris McWhirter.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistry Pottery, talks about her struggle with PXE, or Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, a disease that affects the eyes. She says that despite her struggle, she is ultimately thankful.
Jessica Burkland, a Missouri State University business instructor in the Department of Management, talks about small business start-up trends in a post-pandemic year. Burkland, who owns Activate Consulting & Training and volunteers as a small business mentor for SCORE of Southwest Missouri, says startups that offer new services and products to help people work from home or that enhance mental health could find greater success.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen, co-owners of TCI Graphics, say the past year has been one of the toughest they have faced. Now in the company's 50th year, the couple says they learned a few things in 2020.
Charlie Rosenbury, president of Self-Interactive, calls on his experience in programming to illustrate lessons he has learned running a business and life in general. Springfield Business Journal's 90 Ideas is presented by Great Southern Bank.
Darline Mabins talks with SBJ’s Christine Temple about growing up after a tragic accident took the lives of her mother and older brother. Mabins is now the regional branch sales manager for Arvest Bank. No Ceiling is an SBJ podcast, going in depth with local women, sharing their journey to the top of their professions.
Caleb Scott, owner, coach and player for Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football team, talks about the ways that the team works to support each other on and off the field. Scott says you can’t force people to become leaders, they have to come naturally.
Steve Williams, owner of Crosstown Barbecue, discusses the role relationships have played throughout the 51 years that Crosstown Barbecue has been in business. He says that while he puts effort into providing the best food he can, ultimately “people like to do business with people they like.”
Randy Bacon, professional photographer and humanitarian, relates his experience building relationships with clients since he became a photographer. He says building relationships with his clients and perfecting his craft are the most important things he does to spread his business.