Industries investing in Jefferson City

A climate of expansion growing in Missouri, expert says

Pressman Randy Schmitz operates the command console for Modern Litho’s brand new multimillion dollar Heidelberg S press during an open house celebration marking the company’s 75th anniversary on Thursday.

Pressman Randy Schmitz operates the command console for Modern Litho’s brand new multimillion dollar Heidelberg S press during an open house celebration marking the company’s 75th anniversary on Thursday. Photo by Kris Wilson.

After a period of economic downturn, some industries are making large investments in the Jefferson City area, mirroring a larger state trend.

Modern Litho Print recently showcased its new Heidelberg press, a nearly $4 million investment that will help make the company’s operations more efficient.

Darrell Moore, president of Modern Litho, said the $3.7 million investment will help the company continue to grow and attract more business from out of state to the area.

According to Chamber Today, expansion projects announced in 2011 from Modern Litho, RR Donnelley, Scholastic and DeLongs contributed to 200 jobs and $6 million in new investments throughout the city.

Read additional details in our newspaper or e-Edition. Newspaper subscribers: Click on an e-Edition article and log in using your current account information at no extra charge. For e-edition help, e-mail circ@newstribune.com. Click here to purchase the full version of archived articles.

Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments