Yearly Archives: 2011

KC Animal Health Corridor looks to round up promising companies

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor will hold its third KC Animal Health Investment Forum this summer, providing area companies a chance to connect with potential backers. The forum will be ... Read More

Takeda in Talks to Buy Nycomed for as Much as $14 Billion

A deal with Nycomed would bolster Takeda's presence in treatments for gastric, respiratory and inflammatory disorders. ... Read More

Pew study: Missouri ranks high for tracking transportation spending

Missouri is among the top five U.S. states for tracking the safety, economic and environmental returns on its investments in transportation, a new study finds. Meanwhile, Kansas fell to the middle ... Read More

DuPont Buys Danish Danisco for $6.6 Billion

Tender offer had been repeatedly delayed until DuPont upped its bid. ... Read More

Emerson to supply Texas solar project

Emerson said Monday that it has a contract with Wind Turbine & Energy Cables Corp. to supply utility-scale power inverters for a 30-megawatt solar power plant in Webberville, Texas. Emerson didn’t ... Read More

Google will extend ultra-fast internet project to Kansas City, Mo

Kansas City will get hooked up to the much-touted Google Inc. fiber-optic network that previously was announced for Kansas City, Kan., officials announced Tuesday. New Kansas City Mayor Sly James held ... Read More

St. Louis Children’s ranks as top pediatric hospital

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is among four hospitals tied at No. 8 on U.S. News & World Report’s honor roll for its 2011-2012 ranking of the nation’s best children’s hospitals. The ... Read More

Kansas City and St. Louis among the strongest metros for IT talent

According to a new report by KLG Advisors, Kansas City and St. Louis are among the top U.S. metros for acquiring and maintaining IT talent. The report indicates that Kansas City ... Read More

Toshiba to Acquire Swiss Electronics Maker

Toshiba said on Thursday that it would buy Landis & Gyr for $2.3 billion, bolstering its presence in energy and infrastructure technology solutions. ... Read More

Maker of biologic pharmaceuticals to add 160 jobs

A manufacturer of biologic pharmaceuticals will locate a production facility in the St. Louis County town of Berkeley, retaining 160 workers from a plant it purchased and eventually adding another 160. ... Read More