The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

October 10, 2012

LMI Aerospace expanding in St. Charles, Mo.

From The Associated Press

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — An aerospace manufacturer plans a $4.3 million expansion of its suburban St. Louis facilities that could add about 100 new jobs.

Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration said Wednesday that LMI Aerospace is adding nearly 49,000 square feet to its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in St. Charles. The state Department of Economic Development is offering up to $1.6 million of incentives through the Quality Jobs program.

Nixon says the expansion could create 100 jobs over the next five years.

LMI Aerospace fabricates metal products for aircraft.