Engineered for Growth….Rolla, Missouri Region.
The Rolla region makes an impact on the lives of millions every day. This centrally located region is home to Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) - one of the top five public engineering schools in the nation - and the U.S. Army's School of Engineering.
What's going on here? Advanced technology companies developing and producing:
- Minute glass spheres to enhance liver cancer treatment and heal troublesome wounds
- Coatings that allow cell phones to be smaller and still provide static-free communication
- A process to convert nuclear waste into a safe-to-store glass product
- Software systems that improve productivity of the manufacturing process
- Technology to detect explosives and safeguard the lives of military personnel
Strategically positioned along Interstate 44, this Midwestern location offers:
- Ease of access by highway and freight rail
- Central Time Zone
- Workforce with diverse skill sets
- Below national average utility rates
- Low cost of doing business
- Pro-business government environment
You're in good company: Rolla region's newest technology start-ups
PINE, LLC is an advanced manufacturing system solution provider, focusing on software and consulting services in rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing. The company broke ground on their new facility in St. James this May.
ESDMC TECHNLOGY is a high tech start-up founded by ESD-CHINA (the leading ESD solution provider in China). The company develops and sells instruments, modules and service to the high voltage application and electromagnetic compatibility industry. A portion of the incubator building in Rolla's High-Point business park is the new home for this company.
Brewer Science -
Brewer Science recently (April 2013) broke ground on new high-volume manufacturing facility and will become the first company to be located at the Rolla Airport Industrial Park, 12 miles north of Rolla in Vichy, Mo.
The new facility, which will create 65 new Missouri jobs over the next five years, will be used to produce materials needed for manufacturing next-generation smartphones, tablet computers, and other microelectronic devices.
Brewer Science, (www.brewerscience.com) headquartered in Rolla, is a global technology leader in developing and manufacturing advanced materials, processes, and equipment for the reliable fabrication of cutting-edge microdevices used in electronics such as tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, televisions, and LED lighting. Brewer Science provides process flexibility and a competitive edge for its customers and plays a critical role in the supply chain. Since 1981, when its ARC® materials revolutionized lithography processes, Brewer Science has expanded its technology to include products used in advanced lithography, chemical and mechanical device protection, thin layer handling, 3-D integration, and products based on carbon nanotubes and nanotechnology. The new facility expands the company’s ability to support its worldwide customers through a service and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia.
The new facility is part of a master plan for the development of the Rolla National Airport into an economic driver for the region. With over 300 acres of level land served by newly constructed infrastructure and accessible to private and light commercial planes, the Rolla Airport Industrial Park offers a unique setting for companies looking to locate away from high cost metropolitan areas yet close to one of the country’s most respected engineering schools, University of Missouri of Science and Technology, and Fort Leonard Wood.