Central States Manufacturing, Inc. is the latest company to join the business boom in St. Peters with a new manufacturing and retail operation in Premier 370 Business Park. The $6.3 million dollar project is the first operation for Central States in Missouri and is expected to open later this year. The new 53,600 square-foot plant will have 88 new jobs when it is completed on a 12.4 acre site at 9001 Premier Parkway in St. Peters.
Groundbreaking for the new facility was held on site today following the event announcing the new Central States Manufacturing operation in St. Peters.
“We are so happy to welcome Central States Manufacturing to St. Peters and the new, full-time jobs with benefits they are bringing to our hometown,” said St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano. “Central States is the newest business to speed their idea into reality with the hard work of our FasTrac team and I look forward to working with our new neighbors as they join our outstanding community.”
“We want to extend a big, warm welcome to Central States Manufacturing,” Governor Mike Parson said. “We’re excited to be part of this company’s growth, and we look forward to working together as they create jobs and continue to invest in this region.”
The St. Peters site will be the tenth location for Central States Manufacturing. “We are very excited about our new facility in St. Peters,” said Adam Haynes, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Central States Manufacturing, Inc. “This location will allow us to better serve our customers in the Missouri and Illinois area with faster lead-time to help grow their business. The community has been very receptive, and I look forward to working with our new employees to find ways to serve and to be an outstanding resource for our neighbors.”
The new full-time jobs will bring another $2.641 million dollars in annual payroll to St. Charles County, already one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.
“We are pleased that Central States Manufacturing has chosen to locate their new facility in St. Peters,” says St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann. “It takes all of us, working together, to continue to bring major investments to the region.”
The expansion by Central States Manufacturing is yet another example of how the Missouri Partnership, Missouri Department of Economic Development, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Charles County and the City of St. Peters are teaming up to bring great companies and jobs to our region.
“We are excited that Central States Manufacturing is expanding its operations to St. Peters, Missouri, the new jobs will have a positive impact on our region. Again, this demonstrates that this is a great place to work, live, and invest. Thank you Central States for investing in the St. Louis metropolitan area,” said Tom Chulick, President and CEO, St. Louis Regional Chamber, who led the regional recruitment effort.
“It was a great pleasure to work alongside the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the St. Louis Regional Chamber and the City of St. Peters to support Central States Manufacturing as they create 88 new jobs in St. Peters,” said Steve Johnson, CEO of Missouri Partnership. “Missouri’s highly skilled labor and low business costs were key factors in Central States Manufacturing strategic decision to grow their business here and we are proud to welcome Central States Manufacturing to Missouri and look forward to their continued success.”