Mayor Francis Slay presented the Mayor's Spirit of St. Louis Award today to LaBarge Products, a St. Louis-headquarted national defense contracting company.
Since 2003, LaBarge has more than doubled its investment in equipment and technology. Locally, the company has grown from a 24,000 square foot building and 17 employees, to 115 employees in a 100,000 square foot manufacturing facility. Overall, LaBarge maintains 460,000 square feet of industrial space at six manufacturing facilities and five regional sales offices.
The Mayor's Spirit of St. Louis Award is presented to recognize businesses that make major expansions or improvements to their existing locations, or open or relocate to the City.