Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mamtek to establish large and expandable U.S. presence in Moberly

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation today announced that the multinational company Mamtek International and its affiliate Mamtek U.S., producers of a healthy sugar substitute called sucralose, plan to base U.S. manufacturing ... Read More

Johnson & Johnson buys Micrus for $480M

Johnson & Johnson said Monday it will pay $480 million for medical device maker Micrus Endovascular, adding a range of treatments for stroke and brain aneurysms. Johnson & Johnson said it ... Read More

IBM, University of Missouri push Kansas City-region genomics research

IBM and the University of Missouri plan to cast a “cloud” over Kansas, Missouri and the Midwest in an effort to bolster the Kansas City region’s life sciences industry. The two ... Read More

Honda changes direction– will launch electric car, plug-in hybrids in 2012

Honda said on July 20 that it would roll out an electric car and plug-in hybrids in Japan and the United States in 2012 as it tries to catch up in ... Read More

GE to speed up electric car chargers

General Electric Co. said Tuesday that it has developed an electric vehicle charger that will reduce the amount of time it takes to replenish depleted batteries. The GE WattStation will be ... Read More

GE orders 100 jets from Boeing, Airbus

General Electric’s aircraft leasing unit announced at the Farnborough airshow on July 19 that it has placed an order for 100 planes from Boeing and Airbus. GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) ... Read More

European energy firms look to U.S. as biomass source

Demand for woody biomass, in the form of wood chips, wood pellets and torrified pellets will increase substantially in Europe over the next ten years, according to the North American Wood ... Read More

Exploring algae as fuel

in a laboratory where almost all the test tubes look green, the tools of modern biotechnology are being applied to lowly pond scum. Foreign genes are being spliced into algae and ... Read More

DuPont profit nearly triples, raises view

Chemical maker DuPont Co.’s profit nearly tripled, while revenue increased more than expected on better volume and higher selling prices. “We grew sales across every segment,” said Chairman and Chief Executive ... Read More

Dell agrees to buy data center software maker

Dell said Thursday that it had agreed to acquire Scalent, a privately held maker of data center software, for an undisclosed amount. Dell expects the deal to close in the current ... Read More