Missouri Enterprise, Kansas City and Northwest Missouri

Missouri Enterprise is a dedicated manufacturing expert and your partner to strengthen and grow your company. The organization assists manufacturers with workforce development, technology, lean principles, exporting, quality, food safety and more.

About

Missouri IncuTech Foundation, which does business as Missouri Enterprise, is the state’s primary resource dedicated to helping Missouri manufacturers compete and thrive. The organization uses both federal and state funding to help accomplish its mission, which is to help Missouri manufacturers succeed. The organization’s vision is to be a trusted advisor and the preferred source of handson manufacturing optimization services in Missouri, delivered by the highest quality staff and a comprehensive network of public and private resources.

Missouri Enterprise is a 501(c)(3) that has been a part of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership for 28 years. This federal program is a public-private partnership with centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers. Federal funding from the National Institute for Standards and Technology, state funding from the Missouri Department of Economic Development through the Missouri Technology Corporation and client revenues combine to fund Missouri Enterprise’s operations. 

Missouri Enterprise has offices in Springfield, Rolla, St. Louis, Kansas City and Cape Girardeau to serve manufacturers throughout Missouri and to understand the varying needs of manufacturers in both rural and urban areas of the state. The organization’s service offerings have been developed to address those needs and include business growth, continuous improvement, supplier development, sustainability and workforce solutions.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing/Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Website Development

Networking Organizations

  • Industry Specific

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Price History

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Tax Credits

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance

Technical Assistance

  • Commercialization
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Website Development

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Marketing Plan Training

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development
  • Product Assembly and Packaging

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • High Tech Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Technology Transfer
  • Industrial Technology Research

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Workforce Incentives

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
Contact Information
Doug Schmitz