Yearly Archives: 2013

BioMerieux builds ‘lab of the future’ in Hazelwood

BioMerieux, a French-owned medical diagnostics firm, has built a lab at its Hazelwood manufacturing center it says will foster quicker research and development of drugs. The lab of the future, as ... Read More

Cofactor Genomics invested $3.8 million in its St. Louis expansion, plans to create 24 new jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined officials from Cofactor Genomics to celebrate the opening of the company’s new $3.8 million headquarters and laboratory facility in St. Louis. As part of this expansion, ... Read More

Growing, Together: MU researchers hope their model of cooperation can help feed the world

Operating on the principles of openness, communication and collaboration, the IPG has created a community of 57 researchers — including 19 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science ... Read More

Soy-genes: Breeding the soybeans of tomorrow

MU Professor of Plant Science Grover Shannon breeds soybeans to find useful traits, such as drought resistance. When most MU scientists look for drought-resistant traits in soybeans, they do so in ... Read More

KC Region Named Among Top Metros for Corporate Facility Location

Site Selection, a corporate real estate and economic development publication, announced this week that the KC region is among the top 10 major metro areas for new and expanded facilities in ... Read More

Mo. high school prepares to expand biodiesel production center

In Fenton, Mo., Rockwood Summit High School students and chemistry teacher Darrin Peters have taken hands-on learning to a whole new level with biodiesel production. The journey began five years ago ... Read More

St. Louis region seeks ways to reconnect its economy with the river

From the city’s industrial underbelly to the bluffs of Jefferson County, there are big plans afoot these days along the Mississippi River. Port officials such as Williams, Wilmsmeyer and Govero are ... Read More

Leading automotive parts supplier to bring 118 jobs to Kansas City, Gov. Nixon announces

Missouri’s resurgent automotive industry is bringing another leading automotive parts supplier and more jobs to the Kansas City region, Gov. Jay Nixon announced today. Grupo Antolin North America will invest more ... Read More

Gov. Nixon joins company officials in opening new Pharma Medica Research facility in St. Charles

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined leadership of Pharma Medica Research Inc. as well as local government and economic development officials in cutting the ribbon on the company’s new research facility in ... Read More

USA Mortgage expands to Kansas City, adds lenders in St. Louis

USA Mortgage/DAS Acquisition Co. is expanding to Kansas City, with the addition of two offices and eight lenders, and growing in St. Louis, with the hiring of two lenders from Pulaski ... Read More