810 Washington Street | Trenton, MO, 64683


Great Location for Business

Located in North Central Missouri, midway between Kansas City and Des Moines, Grundy County offers a business-friendly environment with many competitive edges. The county’s strategic position along an north-south Union Pacific rail line and transcontinental north-south Interstate 35 provides first-rate access-to-markets. Companies are able to reach business hubs like Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Memphis, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati within a day’s drive. This important advantage combined with the low costs of doing business, an educational system which features a variety of degrees and training programs, and excess utility capacity make the region a perfect option for relocating, expanding, or starting any business.

Industries like Food Processing and Agriculture, Automotive, and Transportation and Distribution place a particularly high value on the advantages and resources that Grundy County provides. The State of Missouri ranks in the top 10 states for the value of its agricultural raw materials as well as automotive and vehicle production. The Transportation and Distribution industry alone has grown by 50% in the county over the last five years.

Below you will see some of the larger employers in the Trenton/Grundy County area and the approximate size of their workforce.

Great Business Opportunities

The opportunity to locate a business in Grundy County and to be profitable in a shorter period of time is higher than you find in much of the country. We offer a long list of benefits including a lower cost of doing business, a workforce which is skilled and ready to go, great incentive programs for new business to our area.

Business Directory

Smithfield Hog ProductionFood Manufacturing1000+
Modine ManufacturingThermal Management Component Manufacturing200-249
Wright Memorial HospitalHealth Care200
Nestle IncFood Manufacturing150-200
Landmark ManufacturingMetal Fabrication150-199
GFG Ag ServicesAgriculture25-49
Trenton Coca-ColaSales/Distribution1-24
Barnes GreenhousesAgriculture Wholesale1-24
Global InstrumentsElectronic Manufacturing1-24

Business Incentives

Available for New Businesses to Grundy County


Missouri Works Program
Sales/Use Tax Exemption for Manufacturers
Inventory Exemption
Energy Exemption
Job Training Grants
Employee Recruitment and Referral
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


An assortment of Revolving Loan Programs
Utility Incentives
Property Tax Abatement (Grundy County is an Enhanced Enterprise Zone)
Chapter 100
For more details on all available incentives contact: Micah Landes, North Central Missouri Development Alliance Executive Director: 660.973.2996 or email: director@ncmdevelopment.org


Individual Income Tax = 6%
Corporate Income Tax = 6.25%