Yearly Archives: 2010

Healthier Auto Sector Means Increased Demand for Sensors

Market for sensors expected to grow 14% annually through 2014, according to report. More ... Read More

Boeing lands $5B contract for Super Hornet, Growler

The Boeing Co. said Tuesday it won a new multi-year procurement contract totaling nearly $5.3 billion from the U.S. Navy for 124 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft. More ... Read More

Washington University gets $18M for nanotechnology

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said Wednesday it and four other partner schools snagged $18 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to research therapies and ... Read More

LaBarge wins $1M helicopter contract

LaBarge Inc. said Wednesday it won a $1 million contract from Lord Corp. to produce electronic assemblies for military and civilian helicopters. More ... Read More

Peugeot, Mitsubishi Team Up on Electric Vehicle Project

The carmakers said they will begin technical development of electric versions of the Peugeot Partner combi-van and the Citroen Berlingo, with the aim of beginning production by the end of 2012. ... 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

LaBarge lands $5M Black Hawk deal

LaBarge Inc. said Thursday it won a $5 million contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to produce wiring harnesses for the HH-60M Medevac helicopter, which is part of the Black Hawk helicopter ... Read More

3M in Columbia to hire 120 employees

The Missouri Development Finance Board today approved an incentives package that will allow Columbia’s 3M plant to move forward with plans to add approximately 120 employees over the next three years. ... Read More