Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO
LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million.
In Missouri, LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their existing St. Joseph facilities, totaling more than $34 million.
“We are very pleased to have LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim’s continued investment in St. Joseph,” said R. Patt Lilly, President & CEO of the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce. “We appreciate the confidence both companies have shown in their decisions to invest in St. Joseph, which maintains and creates excellent jobs for our residents.”
LifeLine Foods has a 780,000 square-foot SQF Level 2-certified milling facility in St. Joseph, and will expand its masa flour production by adding a second mill. The project includes $5.5 million in existing building improvements and $6.5 million in new machinery equipment, for a total project of $12 million. This project will create 13 new jobs with an average annual compensation of $60,000. Incentives that assisted to make the project viable for LifeLine Foods include the Chapter 100 program, the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program, the Missouri Works program, and the Kansas City Power and Light Company (KCP&L) Economic Development Rider.
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