Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reserve provides cash flow cushion in Missouri

Millions in delayed state payments in neighboring Kansas to the west and billions in overdue bills in Illinois to the east highlight how a reserve fund in Missouri provides a cash ... Read More

Pfizer to buy consumer health business

Pfizer Inc. said Monday it plans to buy Copenhagen-based Ferrosan's consumer health-care business, which includes vitamins and skin-care products, for an undisclosed amount, CNBC reports. ... Read More

Leinco Technologies

Patrick Leinert “For manufacturing, overall costs of labor, utilities, cost of land and buildings and the skilled labor pool, Missouri is one of the best values in the country.”More… ... Read More

Jack Henry & Associates

Jack Prim “The work ethic here is really good. People come in and work hard. They’re used to working hard before we hire them.” More… ... Read More

Local bioscience firm plans to expand KC operations, create 60 new jobs

Missouri’s thriving animal-health corridor received another boost today, as Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans by SCD Probiotics to expand its operations and create an estimated 62 new jobs in downtown Kansas ... Read More

Jennings Premium Meats opening production facility in Booneville

A New Franklin based meat producer will expand operations with a processing facility in Boonville, company and city officials announced this morning. Before the facility planned in Mid-America Industrial Park becomes final, ... Read More

Biosciences tops doctorate degrees awarded in Missouri

According to data from the National Science Foundation, one in every four doctorates awarded in Missouri in 2009 were in the field of biosciences. Missouri universities awarded 868 doctorates in 2009, ... Read More

Renewable energy plan to bring hundreds of jobs to Columbia

MFA Oil Company is holding a meeting Tuesday morning in Jefferson City to announce its partnership with Ohio-based biofuel company Aloterra Energy. The two companies plan to produce a renewable energy ... Read More

Boeing looks to biofuels by 2015

Boeing Co. officials say it's going to take a lot of work, but they hope aviation biofuels will be practical for the market by around 2015, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. ... Read More

Missouri exports jump 36% in 2010

Missouri exports increased 36 percent in 2010, according to data released Monday by the World Trade Center Saint Louis. Last year, the total dollar value of Missouri exports was $12.9 billion, ... Read More