Monthly Archives: June 2010

Express Scripts opens $60M pharmacy automation center in St. Louis County

Express Scripts opened its new $60 million pharmacy automation center Thursday in north St. Louis County. The company added 300 new jobs at the 12-acre Technology and Innovation Center, which dispenses ... Read More

Emerson, Panduit announce partnership

Emerson Network Power is partnering with Panduit to incorporate its products into Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) system, the two companies said today. The UPI system integrates equipment and technology from ... Read More

Emerson, Korea South East Power partner on power plants

An Emerson business unit and Korea South East Power Co. have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on modernizing existing power plants and constructing new ones in Korea, the Middle ... Read More

EADS debuts all electric plane

Following the flight of an aircraft powered by algae-based fuel, EADS is now tackling the new challenge of a zero-emission propellant. Partnered by Aero Composites Saintonge and the Greencri-cri Association, EADS ... Read More

Curtiss-Wright acquires Hybricon

In a move to expand its defense electronics subsystems portfolio Curtiss-Wright Corp. has acquired Hybricon Corp. for $19 million in cash. Hybricon is a supplier of electronic packaging for the aerospace, ... Read More

Covidien to buy Somanetics for $250M

Covidien plc said Wednesday it plans to buy Somanetics Corp. for $250 million. Somanetics, which develops, manufactures and sells noninvasive medical diagnostic and monitoring equipment, had sales of $50 million in ... Read More

Covidien to buy ev3 for $2.6 billion in cash

Covidien, the healthcare company spun off from Tyco nearly three years ago, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy ev3, a maker of stents and other medical devices, for ... Read More

Corn Products to buy starch business for $1.3 billion

Corn Products International has agreed to buy the starches arm of Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel N.V. for around $1.3 billion. Corn Products International will pay cash and also assume employee obligations ... Read More

Communications firm to open new Springfield location

Gold Mountain Communications LLC is adding 140 jobs and leasing an office at 1701 W. Sunshine St. in Springfield. A ribbon-cutting and grand-opening for Gold Mountain Communications, a call center, will ... Read More

Caterpillar’s global sales jump

Caterpillar Inc. said Friday that its machine sales worldwide jumped 11 percent in May compared with a year ago as a rebound in North American and Asian business markets helped offset ... Read More