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  • Volpi Foods on April 19 will begin operations at its new 86,000-square-foot facility in Union, Missouri, where it will slice and package various meat products. Pictured here (from left) are Marketing Manager Deanna Depke, Supply Chain Manager Derek Depke, CEO Lorenza Pasetti and Commercialization Manager Daniela Walker.

    As it preps for new factory opening in Union, Volpi Foods searches for some willing meat slicers

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on April 9, 2021.  Volpi Foods, the St. Louis-based purveyor of dry-cured…

  • The Amazon fulfillment center at Gateway TradePort Logistics Park.

    Strategically located Gateway TradePort Logistics Park in Pontoon Beach delivers opportunity for industrial market

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on April 9, 2021.  Kansas City-based developer NorthPoint secured 600 acres in…

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    Flopak’s Patent Pending Paklite Shipping System Revolutionizes Floral Industry; Design Creates Savings, Operational Efficiencies

    This article originally ran on Yahoo! Finance on April 1, 2021.  Flopak USA, the leading full-service floral packaging provider, has a patent…

  • A Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern freight train. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)

    Nearly 260 entities lend support to proposed CP-KCS merger

    This article originally ran in Freight Waves on April 1, 2021.  Vessel operators, industrial companies and agricultural interests are among those that…

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    Inside the Chesterfield, Missouri lab where Pfizer’s Covid vaccine originates

    This article originally ran on NBC Nightly News on April 1, 2021.  Video: NBC News’ Stephanie Gosk was given exclusive access to…

  • Photo shows front of Anheuser-Busch's North American headquarters located in Soulard.

    Anheuser-Busch to invest $100M in St. Louis for novel grain repurposing facility

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on March 25, 2021.  Global brewer Anheuser-Busch has announced that it will…

  • Trent Broberg, CEO of ACERTUS

    Fast-growing St. Louis logistics firm names new CEO

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on March 25, 2021.  Fast-growing technology-focused logistics firm ACERTUS has a new…

  • FreightWeekSTL 2021 logo with the dates May 24-28, 2021

    Registration Now Open: FreightWeekSTL | May 24-28, 2021

    Join us for FreightWeekSTL 2021 from May 24-28 Registration is open for the Virtual FreightWeekSTL 2021 set for May 24 through May…

  • Angelina Twardawa, owner of Angie's Transportation, stands between two trucks.

    Driven by Proximity: Angie’s Transportation finds opportunity in the center of the country

    This article originally ran in the St. Louis Business Journal on March 25, 2021.  As much as she would love to operate…

  • Coal being poured at the Hall Street Terminal.

    End of an Era: St. Louis Coal Terminal to Close

    This article originally ran in the Waterways Journal on March 19, 2021. One of the largest and most important rail-to-barge transloading facilities…