Monthly Archives: April 2010

Washington University brain center gets $3.8M

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said Tuesday it landed a five-year, $3.8 million federal grant for a center that helps researchers collect and use data on the brain ... Read More

U.S. manufacturing sector grew in March

A private trade group says the manufacturing sector expanded in March at its strongest pace since July 2004. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing executives, says its ... Read More

Tektronix acquire SyntheSyn Research

Tektronix, Inc. completed the acquisition of privately-owned SyntheSys Research, Inc. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. SyntheSys Research (Menlo Park, Calif.) develops and manufactures high-speed signal integrity test and measurement ... Read More

SubTropolis featured in the Atlantic

Each year about a million people visit the Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun theme parks in Kansas City, Missouri, most of them unaware of an even stranger attraction lying ... Read More

Stifel to buy Thomas Weisel Partners for $300M

Stifel Financial Corp. said Monday it plans to buy San Francisco investment bank Thomas Weisel Partners for more than $300 million in stock. The deal will create a middle-market investment bank ... Read More

St. Louis University gets $5M for new sustainability center

Saint Louis University today announced a $5 million grant from the Alberici Foundation to establish the new Center for Sustainability — a first for the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities. ... Read More

St. Louis County to open new life science incubator

St. Louis County sold $7 million in bonds Tuesday to build a new incubator in Creve Coeur and renovate existing ones. The new incubator, which will be adjacent from the Bio-Research ... Read More

Spartech picks Maryland Heights for new technology center

Spartech Corp. said Monday it picked Maryland Heights as the location of its new technology and innovation center. The new Technology and Innovation Center, a 90,000-square-foot facility at 11650 Lakeside Crossing ... Read More

Solo Cup to buy InnoWare container company

Manufacturer Solo Cup Co. is buying take-out container maker InnoWare Plastic Inc. for $24 million in cash. The privately held company said Wednesday it will buy the unit of disposable foodservice ... Read More

Smith Electric Vehicles gets $22M more from the U.S. Department of Energy

Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. Corp. is getting $32 million in federal money to help develop future all-electric vehicles and to reimburse customers participating in a study of how the vehicles operate. ... Read More