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CNH Reman opens distribution facility in Springfield, Missouri

Apr 18, 2011

CNH has opened a remanufactured parts distribution center at its CNH Reman facility in Springfield, Missouri. The new center is located in the company’s existing 260,000-square-foot operations facility there. View as reported by Area Development

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Kraft finds the Springfield Underground sustainable and smart warehouse site

Mar 01, 2011

Kraft Foods has maintained an underground warehouse in Springfield, Missouri, since the 1960s. The 400,000-square-foot facility is located 100 feet below street level in an underground limestone mine called Springfield Underground. Kraft has reaffirmed its commitment to the site with a major...

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Four area companies make their debut on the Inc. 5000

Sep 14, 2010

Four southwest Missouri companies have been listed for the first time in Inc. magazine’s 2010 Inc. 5000, which ranks privately-held companies based on three-year percentage revenue growth.   Three Springfield companies – JMark Business Solutions, Altec Solutions Group and...

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Jack Henry moves into new $8.8M Springfield campus

Jul 30, 2010

Jack Henry & Associates Inc., the Monett-based banking software supplier, moved employees into two new buildings in Springfield in early July.  The 160,000 sq. ft. campus will consolidate 250 to 300 employees previously scattered across five leased properties in Springfield.  The...

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Solo Cup closing Springfield facility

Jun 09, 2010

Solo Cup Co. announced on June 8 it will close its Springfield facility in mid-2011, along with production facilities in Massachusetts and Maryland. According to the company’s news release, the consolidation will occur due to enhanced production efficiency as its 10 other North American...

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Springfield airport receives state award for role in leasing former terminal building

Jun 02, 2010

Springfield-Branson National Airport was awarded the Business Partnership Award during the Missouri Economic Development Council’s (MEDC) annual meeting held May 25 at the Lake of the Ozarks.The airport was honored for its commitment to jobs and economic development in leasing a portion of...

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Springfield home to first Fortune 500 company

May 10, 2010

For the first time since it was founded in 1957, O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (Nasdaq: ORLY) made its way onto the Fortune 500.  The Springfield-based auto parts dealer clocked in at No. 429 on the 2010 list of the country’s largest corporations, published in the May magazine.View...

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Missouri National Guard to lease space in former airport terminal

May 10, 2010

Roughly a year after moving into its new midfield terminal, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and officials with the Springfield-Branson National Airport announced a second tenant for the space left in the former terminal.  The Missouri Army and Air National Guard will occupy 25,000 square feet...

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Springfield airport adds destinations; traveler numbers climb

Mar 22, 2010

Delta Air Lines announced that it is restoring service from Springfield to Detroit and Minneapolis on June 10, 2010. The airline eliminated those services in 2009 in the wake of its 2008 merger with Northwest Airlines. Passenger numbers continued to climb in February accommodating 47,167...

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Chase call center hiring

Mar 17, 2010

Chase Card Services has been quietly adding jobs at the Springfield call center since January. More than 100 entry-level customer service positions have already been filled and the call center is continuing to hire in several departments. Read more as reported by the Springfield...

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