The A.P. Green brick plant was once the economic backbone of Mexico, Missouri. | Kristoffer Tigue/Missouri Business Alert

Where Mexico turned when the bricks went away

For decades, the A.P. Green brick factory was the economic backbone of the city of Mexico, Missouri. Then, in 2002, it closed.

This episode of the Outstate podcast explores how Mexico is reimagining itself as a haven for new business.

The mid-Missouri town used to revolve around one company, but today a collection of new businesses are working to replace the brickmaker as the foundation of the local economy.

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