Joplin Business Outlook
Joplin Business Outlook, launched by the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, is an online business journal for the Joplin area business community.Read more...
If your company is focused on the future of business, move the search for your next location to Newton County. Located in the southeast corner of the region, the County is anchored by the City of Neosho and boasts a workforce of nearly 700,000 within an hour's drive and an impressive network of railroads and state and interstate highways.
You'll also find access to a substantial broadband backbone that ensures fast connections to the rest of the world. Combine that with affordable utilities and a skilled workforce that takes pride in positive attitudes, low turnover, and company loyalty, and you'll see why we're an important destination for companies in logistics and distribution, alternative energy, call centers, office services, and agribusiness.
Employers benefit from the local post-secondary education community's strong support. Crowder College delivers customized on-demand workforce development training and regular programs in healthcare, accounting, management, industrial maintenance, information science, alternative energy, and more. Other nearby schools, including Pittsburg State University, Neosho County Community College, and Labette Community College, and Joplin's Advanced Training and Technology Center collaborate to provide additional work-focused programs in technology, manufacturing, engineering, alternative energy, and more.