Monthly Archives: October 2010

MEMC unit gets $60M in financing

MEMC’s SunEdison unit said late Wednesday that JPMorgan Capital Corp. has agreed to provide an estimated $60 million to finance SunEdison’s solar projects in the U.S. Mores ... Read More

Brain mapping study centered in St. Louis

The human brain is among the most complex structures in the universe — and researchers here will try to map it in just five years. A consortium led by scientists at ... Read More

USDA to bring 400 jobs to Overland

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to bring 100 full-time jobs and 300 part-time jobs to Overland. The workers will be added to a newly established USDA operations center, to be ... Read More

Missouri cities rank highly in Milken’s 2010 Best-Performing Cities Index

Seven Missouri cities are among the best-performing in the nation for creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth in 2010 according to the Milken Institute. St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield ... Read More

10 car brands to watch for

A host of new models are poised to enter the North American market – some new, some familiar. More ... Read More

Ford’s Kansas City plant builds new, fuel-efficient F-150 pickup

Ford Motor Co.’s most fuel-efficient full-size pickup is planting its roots in Kansas City. The 2011 F-150, which Ford says is the most fuel-efficient of its kind among any manufacturer, is ... Read More

St. Louis Community College to open corporate center

St. Louis Community College to open corporate center.More ... Read More

ABC Laboratories

Byron Hill “ABC Laboratories has a long-standing relationship with the university. We were literally born out of MU. Our founder, Dr. Charles Gehrke, was a highly regarded biochemistry researcher there, and ... Read More

Handmark

Augie Grasis III “One of our top executives was working for us out in Los Altos, California. And he came to us and said,’Please let me move there.’ He’s been in ... Read More

SRC

Jack Stack “Springfield is so diversified and so entrepreneurial. There’s opportunity here, even in a down time. That tells you something about the resiliency of the people and the local economy.”More ... Read More

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