Success stories

Learn how the services offered MO PTAC procurement specialists helped Missouri businesses achieve success and win government contracts.

10 Missouri firms named rising stars of 2016

Celebrating 10 small businesses at the heart of their community

Charles Tool Company, LLC – Eminence

How do you tell if foreign companies making inquiries are legit?

Pulse Medical Staffing, LLC – Columbia

Meet the mortar in the brick wall of health care.

Innovet, Inc. – St. Louis

Tenacity learned in the service leads to tenacity as an entrepreneur …

Veterans Worldwide Sales and Services, LLC – Gravois Mills

How can smaller firms compete in the federal marketplace?

Nanova – Columbia (Where are they now?)

Got cavities? There’s an innovative, MU-developed solution for that. Firm manufactures dental varnish, plans to add jobs. Inc. – Columbia

Meet the Airbnb of equipment rental.

Brandt Contracting, Inc. – St. Peters

Sedrick Brandt is in the dirt business.

Vazquez Commercial Contracting, LLC – Kansas City (Where are they now?)

MO PTAC contributes to firm’s success in federal marketplace.

Missouri Thistle, Inc. – Owensville

Meet the largest small manufacturer you’ve never heard of.

Production Products Manufacturing & Sales Co. – St. Louis City (Where are they now?)

Chemical and biological protective shelter maker tackles Ebola — and the future.

Missouri entrepreneurship and innovation honored in Jefferson City

Celebrating 19 small businesses that drive our economy.

ALL Solutions Inc. – St. Louis

Government contracting specialist Carolyn Jones helps owner of strategic analysis firm land DLA contract worth up to $3 million.

Habitata Building Products – St. Louis (Where are they now?)

Habitata president gives major props to BDP for multiple government contracts, resulting in profitable year, hiring new employees.

LMG Construction Services, LLC – Kansas City

Lisa Garney’s CV reads like a superheroine’s: Construction supervisor and jack-of-most trades, attorney, pilot, White House intern, London School of Economics graduate, Corps of Engineers-certified quality control manager, master plumber. Plumber?

PSRI Technologies, LLC – Jefferson City & Chesterfield

We celebrate Black History Month with this story of a talented, hard-working woman who found a niche and stuck with it.

ACE Midwest, LLC — Parkville

How does a cable cross the road?
Very carefully.

Henson Enterprises Inc. – West Plains

Why are veterans 45 percent more likely to be self-employed? Veteran Floyd Henson has some answers.

Central Ozark Machine, Inc. – Alton

Triumph over adversity in Oregon County.

Phoenix Textile Corporation – O’Fallon

How did a small healthcare textiles firm make it to the big time? Government contracting.

The Wilson Group, Inc. – Greenwood

Specializing in variety

Vazquez Commercial Contracting, LLC – Kansas City

From $38,000 to $1.3 million and 25 federal projects

C & M Contractors, Inc. – Doniphan

They’d never worked in the conditions they found in Joplin

Foxhole Technology Inc., Springfield

As a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, Foxhole Technology accrues distinct advantages in procuring government contracts through MO PTAC.

Ridewell Corporation – Springfield

Ridewell Corporation was hesitant to step into the contracting arena. Until MO PTAC came calling.

Robinson’s Cleaners – Columbia & Jefferson City

What’s a little laundry between friends? So reads the website of Robinson’s Cleaners, a third-generation business owned a brother and sister team.

Simms Building Group Inc. – St. Louis

General contractor turns construction experience to business success in St. Louis.

Genesis Environmental Solutions Inc. – Blue Springs

Blue Springs environmental services firm makes positive strides with advice from MU Extension business development experts

Hensley Technologies – Kansas City

KC tech equipment supplier rapidly reaches milestone in government contracts

Nanoparticle BioChem, Inc. – Columbia

Nanotechnology firm capitalizes on advice from MU business development team.