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Sikeston Area Economic Development Corporation


To promote, enhance, and support economic growth prosperity, and quality of life in the Sikeston area.


A thriving, resilient community that is diverse in population and business, where people desire to live and work.


As a results-oriented corporation, we value collaboration, communication, growth, innovation, leadership and quality.

The Sikeston Community

Sikeston, Missouri has road, river, runway and rail for business and industry looking to grow, develop, or relocate. Sikeston is strategically located at the northern most point of the Mississippi Delta in Southeast Missouri.

  • 150 miles from Memphis or St. Louis
  • Two miles from Interstates 55 and 57
  • Along designated future Interstate 57
  • A Missouri Certified Site
  • An industrial site located in a federally-designated zone
  • 22 miles from the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers


Sikeston In the News

The Alubar group, a Brazilian-based manufacturer, has acquired the rod mill which was once part of the Noranda Aluminum Plant complex in the St. Jude Industrial Park. Earlier this year, the plant, now known as Alubar Metals Missouri, began production of aluminum rods used in the manufacture of aluminum wires and cables.

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2020 Difference Makers: Alan Keenan

Alan Keenan, CEO Alan Wire Co.

2020 Difference Makers: William Marshall & Kenny King

Sikeston Municipal Memorial Airport is an asset for economic development

Sikeston Municipal Airport

Tetra Pak in Sikeston receives funding through Missouri One Start.

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Future I57 Road Improvements

See proposed road improvements to the south end of Sikeston here. Call (573) 471-2498 or email to learn more about the "Future I57 Project".

Progress with Partnership

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The Sikeston Area Economic Development Corporation (SAEDC) recently launched the Progress with Partnership initiative to recruit and retain the best businesses and industry for the Sikeston region. The SAEDC announced its strategic goals and its intention to focus on what makes Sikeston an ideal location for retail, industry and development. Please click here for partnership opportunities. For more information on Progress with Partnership contact Marcie Lawson, CEO (573) 471-2498 or

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