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Hinshaw East designated Missouri Certified Site

REDI is proud to announce that another Columbia industrial site has been designated as a Missouri Certified Site. It is the fourth certified site in Boone County and the 32nd certified site in the state. The newly certified Hinshaw East site is located at 5000 Paris Road. The site offers 57 certified acres and 81 Read More »


Collin Bunch certified as CEO roundtable facilitator

REDI Entrepreneurship Coordinator Collin Bunch has been certified as a PeerSpectives™ Roundtable System facilitator. PeerSpectives offers a roundtable experience that improves leadership skills, sharpens decision making abilities and builds lasting relationships with peers. A PeerSpectives facilitator leads roundtables of eight to 12 participants from noncompeting industries, and provides a confidential environment to share challenges and Read More »


Aurora Organic Dairy cuts ribbon on Columbia facility

Today state and local officials gathered for a special ceremony in Columbia to officially open Aurora Organic Dairy’s 127,000 sq. ft. milk production and storage facility. The plant is the company’s second milk bottling facility and is expected to have created more than 100 new jobs in the local community by year’s end. “Aurora Organic Read More »


ThermAvant Technologies Quadruples Space

Fueled by growing demand for its thermal management hardware and services, ThermAvant Technologies will more than quadruple its engineering and manufacturing space.  In May 2019, the firm will open a 33,000-square-foot facility at 2508 Paris Road in Columbia. Founded in 2007, ThermAvant is expanding rapidly as aero-defense and technology customers adopt its oscillating heat pipe Read More »


Beyond Meat triples production footprint in Columbia

Beyond Meat announced in June that it will increase its manufacturing footprint in Columbia from 30,000 to 100,000 sq. ft. Demand for Beyond Meat’s innovative plant-based products continues to skyrocket.  This expanded capacity will help support Beyond Meat’s popular line of plant-based fresh meat products as well as provide for increased growth across new product Read More »


    • Events

      may, 2019

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      8may11:30 am- 1:00 pmREDI Board Meeting11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      22may9:00 am- 10:00 am1 Million Cups9:00 am - 10:00 am CST
      29may9:00 am- 10:00 am1 Million Cups9:00 am - 10:00 am CST
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