Every Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana is born in Missouri. Many of the Ford Transit vans and more than 300,000 Ford F-150s are made here.
Missouri is a center for automotive manufacturing excellence, supported by a cost-competitive, pro-business and innovative environment. In 2018, Missouri automotive manufacturers built more than 776,000 vehicles, and since 2010 more than 2.5 billion has been invested in Missouri’s automotive facilities.
If you are looking for hard working and highly skilled talent look no farther than Missouri. With more than 3 million educated workers, Missouri’s talent pool is deep, specialized and experienced in our states key growth areas including advanced manufacturing, ag-tech, logistics and more. More than 265,000 of our workers are employed in the manufacturing industry. Missouri talent is driving innovation and building a modern, cutting edge economic environment. We are creative and innovative with a strong pro-business work ethic and strong technology acumen. Home to many certified work ready communities, Missouri employees are hard-working, conscientious, and have a proven ability to adjust to technology and workforce evolution. Our Missouri Works Training program offers technical training for a wide range of eligible industries. Additionally, Missouri’s competitive cost of living and vibrant culture enables employers to provide employees with a high quality of life at a lower cost than almost anywhere in the U.S.
The University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg) offers an Automotive Technology Management program. UCM is one of fewer than 20 universities in the nation meeting the demand for well-qualified, corporate level and technical graduates.