Plant breeding company chooses St. Louis as world headquarters

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - KWS, is a German-based plant science company that is making St. Louis the headquarters for its new North American research center.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon joined others in announcing that KWS's "Donald Danforth Plant Science Center" will be located in Creve Coeur.

The company will invest millions in a campus building and will create at least 75 new jobs.

KWS could get $1.75 million dollars in economic incentives from the state, as well as $100,000 in St. Louis County Port Authority funds.

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  • Mike Conlon

    just amazing another give away to billionaire company, while the rank and file is supposed to raise sales tax to fix roads. this welfare for billionaires is really starting to hurt. where was the veto pen on the sales tax that nixon was opposed to in words only

    • Mascoutan

      And you continue to prove the adage that “you can’t fix stupid” with every post you provide.

  • Shaniqua Jefferson

    If they can breed the plants to talk and maybe clean houses, I think this is a good idea.

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