Yearly Archives: 2010

Boeing gets $1.5B air force contract

Boeing Co. has received a $1.53 billion U.S. Air Force contract for eight C-17 transport planes, the Pentagon said on Tuesday in a daily list of contract awards. It said $734 ... Read More

Boeing discount wins jetmaker $5.4 billion Navy Super Hornet contract

Boeing Co. won a long-sought decision by the Navy to keep buying its F/A-18 Super Hornet for several years after the company knocked 10% off the fighter jet’s price, saving the ... Read More

Boeing develops Phantom Eye surveillance aircraft

Boeing is working to broaden the offerings of its Unmanned Airborne Systems division through development of a surveillance aircraft — powered by a hydrogen-fueled Ford compact truck engine — that will ... Read More

Boehringer Ingelheim to buy Japanese consumer drug producer

German drug company Boehringer Ingelheim is in talks to make Japanese subsidiary SSP Co Ltd (4537.T) wholly-owned in a deal worth more than 30 billion yen ($335 million), the Nikkei newspaper ... Read More

Biovail, Alexza develop inhaled mental health treatment

An inhaled mental health drug could appear on the market in the near future under a collaboration announced Wednesday by Biovail Corp. and Alexza Pharmaceuticals. Biovail subsidiary Biovail Labs International SRL ... Read More

Biofuel for planes may take off within 10 years

Within a decade, passenger planes will be flying on jet fuel largely made from plants — flax, marsh grass, even food waste — as airlines seek to break away from the ... Read More

Bick Group acquires cloud consultants

Data center design/build firm Bick Group has announced the acquisition of Blue Mountain Labs (BML), a consulting firm focused on the adoption of cloud computing within enterprise and government organizations. Terms ... Read More

Bayer MaterialScience opens carbon nanotube pilot facility

Bayer MaterialScience announced last week that he has opened the world’s larger pilot facility for manufacture of carbon nanotubes at CHEMPARK Leverkusen in Germany. “Current forecasts predict an annual growth rate ... Read More

Baxter to buy British firm ApaTech for $330M

Specialty drug and medical device maker Baxter International Inc. said Monday it will spend up to $330 million to acquire ApaTech, a privately held British concern that makes bone and soft ... Read More

Baxter gets FDA’s green light for surgical sealant

Baxter International Inc. and Nycomed said Tuesday the Food and Drug Administration approved the surgical sealant TachoSil, which is used to control blood loss. TachoSil is manufactured and patented by Nycomed, ... Read More