Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pfizer Animal Health will buy Synbiotics Corp.

Kansas City animal health company Synbiotics Corp. said Wednesday that it will sell to Pfizer Animal Health. The deal is expected to close later this week. In a release, the companies ... Read More

Missouri’s business advantages highlighted in Leaders Magazine

Leaders Magazine interviewed Stephen Maritz, CEO of Maritz Holdings, and Christopher Chung, CEO of the Missouri Partnership on doing business in Missouri. ... Read More

Exergonix picks Lee’s Summit for $90M headquarters, 275 jobs

Exergonix Inc. has picked Lee’s Summit for a planned $90 million headquarters and manufacturing facility, CEO Don Nissanka announced Wednesday. The clean technology company, which makes large battery storage systems, will ... Read More

ABB Enters U.S. Market for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Invests $10 million for stake in ECOtality to supply technology for charging stations ... Read More

Ford plans to fill 7,000 U.S. jobs

Ford Motor Co., providing fresh evidence of the U.S. auto industry’s recovery, will announce today it is adding more than 7,000 jobs in the United States over the next two years. ... Read More

Missouri looks to profit from Illinois tax hikes

Missouri business leaders said Wednesday they are looking for ways to attract business away from neighboring Illinois, which is poised to raise the state’s income tax by 67 percent and corporate ... Read More

Green Packaging to Reach $41.7 Billion in 2014

The fastest gains are anticipated for degradable packaging and plastic recycled content packaging. ... Read More

Ford will invest $400M in Kansas City plant

Ford Motor Co. plans to invest $400 million in its Kansas City Assembly Plant as part of a retooling for a new vehicle. The automaker also committed to keeping full-time employment ... Read More

Aircraft refurbishing company soars

Military spending on new airplanes is shrinking, forcing the government to maintain and refurbish the planes it already has. That’s something Sabreliner Corp. in Perryville specializes in. “When it comes to ... Read More

Bodine Aluminum

Bob Lloyd “Central location has been key to Bodine’s success. When you’re selling to companies all over the country, you have some advantages with transportation costs. Others in the east and ... Read More