Economic Development

Poplar Bluff Industries

Past Economic Development Projects

2021 - Announcement of True Manufacturing

Learn more about True Manufacturing here

2020 - Primo Grills Manufacturing

Learn more about Primo Grills here

2019-2020 - Briggs & Stratton Expansion

Briggs announced closing of Murray, Kentucky plant and moving their small vertical-shaft engines operation to Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

2019 - Empire Comfort Systems

Our 2019 Economic development Project was a new manufacturing facility on certified site for Empire Comfort Systems. Visit their website for more information:

2019 - Industrial Park Overpass

2017 - Legacy Fasteners/M&J Carriers

Legacy Fasteners (new manufacturing facility), M&J Carriers (new trucking company)

2017 - Pepsi Mid America Distribution Center

Pepsi Mid America Distribution Center, creating 75 new jobs

2016 - 10 acre Certified Site

First Missouri Department of Economic Development CERTIFIED SITE in Southeast Missouri.

2015 - Mid Continent Steel & Wire

Mid Continent Steel & Wire, the largest bulk pallet nail producers in the U.S.A., announced a $5 million cap ex, 91 job expansion in Poplar Bluff, Mo.