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Industrial Battery Manufacturer Sets Up Shop in Missouri

TAB, a top international maker of industrial, SLI, and lithium-ion batteries, has chosen Liberty, Missouri for its first North American facility. This decision highlights Missouri’s strategic benefits for growing businesses.

Missouri: A Business-Friendly Environment for TAB USA

Missouri Governor Mike Parson emphasized the state’s pro-business climate, offering stability for companies entering or expanding in the U.S. market. Missouri is prepared to support TAB USA’s growth and success from its new U.S. base.

New Facility in Liberty: Jobs and Expansion

The Liberty facility will create 50 jobs over the next five years and cover 66,700 square feet. TAB USA’s CEO, Troy Livingston, said the new facility would boost distribution capabilities throughout North America and tap into a skilled local workforce. Batteries and electrical storage are essential in daily life, and TAB USA has the products customers need to power their lives and businesses successfully.

Kansas City Region: A Perfect Hub for TAB USA

Mag. Bogomir Auprih, Chairman of the Board of TAB, said the Kansas City region is an ideal hub for the company, offering a positive business environment for achieving its goals. The central location and strong workforce of the region played a significant role in TAB USA’s decision to establish its first North American facility in Liberty Hills.

Welcoming TAB USA to Liberty

Mayor Greg Canuteson welcomed TAB USA to Liberty and highlighted the city’s prime location for manufacturing and distribution throughout the United States. He also mentioned the City Council’s dedication to fostering a welcoming business environment for companies like TAB USA.

Facility Operations and Impact on Missouri’s Economy

Besides serving as TAB USA’s headquarters, the new facility will also handle industrial battery assembly, distribution, and sales. Michelle Hataway, Acting Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development, expressed her excitement for having an innovative, industry-leading employer like TAB USA choose Missouri as the location for its U.S. headquarters.

TAB USA’s decision to establish its headquarters in Missouri is a testament to the state’s ability to support businesses and help Missourians prosper. The new facility is projected to open in Q2 of 2024, located in the Liberty Heartland Logistics Center.

About TAB and Missouri Partnership

TAB creates durable, powerful, and innovative batteries for the industrial and automotive sectors, producing a wide range of flooded lead-acid, VRLA AGM, VRLA Gel, SLI, and lithium-ion batteries in facilities across the world. Its high-quality batteries are distributed throughout Europe, Asia, and North America.

Missouri Partnership is a public-private economic development organization focused on attracting new jobs and investment to the state and promoting Missouri’s business strengths. Since 2008, Missouri Partnership has worked with partners statewide to attract companies that have created 33,000+ new jobs, $1.7 billion+ in new annual payroll, and $6.4 billion+ in new capital investment.

Considering a Home Near the New Facility?

If you’re thinking about buying a home near this new facility, make sure to consult a real estate expert who understands the local market and can guide you through the process.