Yearly Archives: 2010

Caterpillar to Buy Mining Giant

Caterpillar said it plans to buy Bucyrus for about $7.6 billion as the rally in commodities demand shows little sign of abating. ... Read More

FDA panel backs approval of Lupus drug

The first new treatment for lupus in more than 50 years passed a key hurdle Tuesday with a 13-2 vote by government advisers favoring approval. The verdict for the drug Benlysta ... Read More

MU business incubator gains national recognition

The University of Missouri Life Science Incubator at Monsanto Place was honored this month for its success in attracting international startup companies to the United States. With its “soft landings designation,” ... Read More

Bitrode battery testing firm expands to meet electric car demand

Riding what it sees as growing demand for electric cars, Bitrode Corp. is moving from Fenton to expand in south St. Louis County with a new headquarters and factory to make ... Read More

Unisys adds 65 of 300 new jobs so far

Unisys Corp., a Fortune 500 information technology company, cut the ribbon Thursday on its new office at 555 Washington Ave. in downtown St. Louis. So far, the Blue Bell, Pa.-based tech ... Read More

Volkswagen commits $71B to become world’s number one automaker

Volkswagen AG said it will invest about 51.6 billion euros (nearly $71 billion) in its automotive division in the next five years as it aims to pass Toyota Motor Corp. as ... Read More

Laird Technologies acquires Cattron for $90M

Laird Technologies acquires Cattron for $90M ... Read More

Belden to buy GarrettCom for $52M

Belden to buy GarrettCom for $52M
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MEMC unit gets $60M in financing

MEMC’s SunEdison unit said late Wednesday that JPMorgan Capital Corp. has agreed to provide an estimated $60 million to finance SunEdison’s solar projects in the U.S. Mores ... Read More

Brain mapping study centered in St. Louis

The human brain is among the most complex structures in the universe — and researchers here will try to map it in just five years. A consortium led by scientists at ... Read More