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Elite Tool and Swafford-Kientzy Machine & Fabrication (SKMF) announced today that they will both expand in Lincoln County, investing a combined total of more than $30.25 million and creating a total of 36 new jobs.

“We’re proud to see businesses like Elite Tool and Swafford-Kientzy Machine & Fabrication growing in our state,” said Governor Mike Parson. “Expansions like these

Quaker Windows and Doors, a premier manufacturer of top-quality windows and doors, announced today that it will significantly expand its Eldon manufacturing facility, investing more than $30 million and creating 220 new jobs. The company’s expansion will add a vertical paint line and increased capabilities for insulating glass production while helping meet demand for its high-quality commercial,
Air Products, the global leader in the production of gas separation and purification membranes, announced today that it will significantly expand its manufacturing and logistics center in Maryland Heights, investing more than $70 million and creating 30 new jobs. The company’s expansion, the largest ever for its Air Products Membrane Solutions unit, will help meet growing demand for its products.
The Department of Economic Development announced today that it will award $6 million in 50% tax credits to 37 organizations throughout Missouri through the Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) during its 2024 cycle.


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