Yearly Archives: 2010

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

Gallagher North America moves headquarters to Kansas City

Gallagher North America Inc. has moved its U.S. headquarters from Sanford, Fla., to North Kansas City. The company, formerly Gallagher Security Management Systems, said in a release late Monday that the ... Read More

Fuel cell vehicles to number 2.8 million by 2020

Sales of vehicles powered by fuel cells running on hydrogen will surge over the next 10 years, according to a report released Tuesday by Pike Research. By 2014 fuel cell vehicles ... Read More

FPL experiments with solar thermal at gas-fired power plant

In former swamplands teeming with otters and wild hogs, one of the nation’s biggest utilities is running an experiment in the future of renewable power. Harvesting the SunAcross 500 acres north ... Read More

Four Missouri cities in the top 100 for job growth

According to NewGeography’s 2010 BestCities rankings, Missouri is home to many of the top cities for job growth in the country. St. Joseph ranked 5th overall and among small cities. Columbia ... Read More

Fortune names SLU among best schools for entrepreneurs

Fortune magazine has name Saint Louis University one of its “5 schools for entrepreneurs.” SLU was one of five schools the magazine chose that stand out among the 2,264 schools in ... Read More

Fori expects $100M with boost from aerospace, defense

Fori Automation Inc. could see revenue hit the $100 million mark this year as efforts to diversify into the aerospace and defense industries continue to gain traction. The Shelby Township-based designer ... Read More

Ford’s Kansas City-made vehicles drive April sales gains

Sales of vehicles produced at Ford Motor Co.’s Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo were a key reason Ford’s sales increased by more than 20 percent for the fifth straight month. ... Read More

Ford taps Toshiba to make motors for hybrid

Toshiba said on June 23 it will build electric motors for a new Ford hybrid vehicles at its plant in the United States. The company, already building motors for bullet trains, ... Read More

Ford posts profit, raises outlook

Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday reported a $2.1 billion first-quarter profit, said it will deliver a “solid profit” for the year and boosted its second-quarter North America production by another 30,000 ... Read More