Monthly Archives: October 2010


Jack Stack “Springfield is so diversified and so entrepreneurial. There’s opportunity here, even in a down time. That tells you something about the resiliency of the people and the local economy.”More ... Read More

Triumph Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Susanne Cohen “I’ve lived in a lot of places, and there is a difference here is how people conduct themselves. There is a strong work ethic and friendliness that I ... Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica

George Heidgerken “The “animal health corridor” aims to encourage more businesses to come to Missouri and to help local universities and high schools build up a pool of competent graduates.” More ... Read More

Missouri’s tax climate receives high rankings from the Tax Foundation

A new study by the Tax Foundation showed that Missouri’s tax climate is better than all surrounding states. Missouri ranked 16th overall for the fourth year in a row. The state ... Read More

U.S. Military boosts investment in algae fuels

The forest green algae bubbling in a stainless steel fermenting tank in a suburban warehouse may look like primordial pond scum, but it is a promising new source of domestically produced ... Read More

Kauffman: MU is commercialization leader

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has named the University of Missouri System as one of three universities that are “Kauffman Commercialization Leaders.” The Kansas City-based foundation said Wednesday that the MU ... Read More

Market for Electronics Manufacturing Services Returns to Double-digit Growth

The North American EMS sector is predicted to grow 28% in 2010 and 12% in 2011. More ... Read More

GE to Buy Dresser for $3 Billion

General Electric agreed to acquire Dresser, a maker of energy-infrastructure products, for $3 billion from investors led by private-equity firms Riverstone Holdings and the Carlyle Group. More ... Read More

Emerson lands deal for California solar power plant

Emerson said Thursday it won a contract from Quanta Services to supply power inverters and controls for what will be California’s largest photovoltaic power generation plant and one of the largest ... Read More

Daimler, Penske to Launch Small Car in U.S.

Smart USA intends to launch a five-door car on the U.S. market within the next 15 months. More ... Read More