If your company is focused on the future of business, focus your search for your next location in Newton County, Missouri, at the southeast corner of the Joplin Region. You’ll find all of the easy access the Joplin Region is known for, with an impressive network of railroads and state and interstate highways.

More important, you’ll find access to an information superhighway, with a substantial broadband backbone that ensures the fastest connections to the world. Combine that with abundant and affordable utilities and 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 the agribusiness industry. We have a wide variety of outstanding sites, including the 1000-acre Neosho Industrial Park with development-ready infrastructure in place.

Employers enjoy strong support from the postsecondary education community. For example, Crowder College delivers customized on-demand training and regular programs in healthcare, accounting, management, industrial electrical, industrial maintenance, information science, alternative energy, and more. Other nearby schools, among them Pittsburg State University, Neosho County Community College, and Labette Community College, provide additional work-focused programs in technology, manufacturing, engineering, alternative energy, healthcare, and management.