Yearly Archives: 2010

Novartis receives FDA approval for Zortress

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zortress oral tablets for the prevention of rejection of kidney transplants in adult patients at low-to-moderate immunologic risk. Zortress is to be ... Read More

Novartis gets US approval for Meningitis vaccine

Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said Monday that its meningitis vaccine Menveo has been approved for use in teenagers and adults by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Menveo is a vaccine ... Read More

Norway’s Yara to buy Terra Industries for $4.1B

Norwegian fertilizer company Yara International ASA said Monday it has agreed to acquire U.S. competitor Terra Industries Inc. for $4.1 billion. Yara said it would pay $41.10 per share of Terra ... Read More

Northern Trust plans to expand, mulls acquisitions

Financial services company Northern Trust Corp. is actively planning to expand and is considering acquisitions, executives said on Wednesday. The executives, speaking at the company’s investor day in New York, said ... Read More

North American Bancard buys electronic payment company Point and Pay

Troy-based credit card processing company North American Bancard Inc. has closed on the acquisition of Haines, Fla.-based Point and Pay, an electronic payment processing service company for the public sector. The ... Read More

Noranda Aluminum, Inc. to receive $2.5 million in development tax credits

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has approved $2.5 million in Development Tax Credits for the expansion project of Noranda Aluminum, Inc. The credits will be authorized at the 50 ... Read More

Nixon signs bill for college savings plan

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation that would enhance tax benefits for the state’s higher education savings program. On Monday, Nixon approved Senate Bill 772, which eliminates a 12-month holding ... Read More

New vehicle sales topped forecasts in May

New-vehicle sales in the United States rose more than expected in May, as every major automaker except Toyota Motor reported increases of at least 17.5 percent on Wednesday. Graphic How the ... Read More

Nixon signs the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act, Ford Incentives in Kansas City

Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday afternoon signed the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act in the Kansas City area, which has a Ford Motor Co. assembly plant that could be a key beneficiary ... Read More

National Semi develops chip for ‘smart solar panel’

National Semiconductor is diversifying into solar with the release a chipset that optimizes the power output of solar panels. The company said on Tuesday said that it is making its SolarMagic ... Read More