Monthly Archives: August 2010

Siemens wins turbine orders in U.S., Canada

Siemens said on August 10 that it has won two orders in the United States and Canada to supply wind turbines that experts said were worth around 800 million euros (US$1.1 ... Read More

Asynchrony sold to Schafer Corp.

St. Louis software developer Asynchrony Solutions Inc. has been sold to Schafer Corp. for an undisclosed sum. More ... Read More

Missouri receives over $80 million for 120 Recovery Act Broadband Projects in Rural Communities

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the funding of 126 new Recovery Act broadband infrastructure projects that will create jobs and provide rural residents in 38 states and Native American tribal areas ... Read More

Missouri home to two of the top metros for export related jobs

U.S. exports support 121,865 jobs in the St. Louis area and more than 77,000 jobs in the Kansas City area, according to a report released last month by the Brookings Institution. ... Read More

Dell to Buy Data Storage Company for $1.15 Billion

Dell said Monday that it has agreed to buy 3PAR, a data storage company, for about $1.15 billion in cash, as the computer giant races to expand beyond its core P.C.-making ... Read More

US 36 is four-lane all the way

Its official, this morning the final section of US Hwy 36 between Clarence and Shelbina opened to traffic, making the corridor a four-lane facility across the entire state of Missouri. The ... Read More

Missouri homebuyer closing costs among nation’s lowest

Homebuyers in Missouri pay some of the lowest closing costs in the United States, according to a study by Bankrate Inc. Missouri was 44th among 49 states, two California areas and ... Read More

Dow Ramps Up Manufacturing for Specialty Films

New production line was added to address the growing demand for specialty films for use in PV modules. More ... Read More

Pactiv to be acquired in $6-billion deal

Pactiv Corp., which makes packaging products including Hefty trash bags, said Tuesday it has agreed to be acquired in a deal worth about $6 billion. More ... Read More

GE, Intel form health-care joint venture

General Electric Co. and Intel Corp. announced plans to create a health-care joint venture focused on chronic disease and age-related conditions. The corporate giants entered into a health-care alliance in April ... Read More