Monthly Archives: February 2012

Growth of Micro-hybrids will Create $6.9 Billion Battery Market

By 2017, 39 million micro-hybrids will be on the road according to a new study. more ... Read More

GM Wentzville plant to build 1,200 vans for AT&T

AT&T announced today its purchase of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) cargo vans from General Motors. The vans, which are manufactured at the GM plant in Wentzville, will be ... Read More

Google stops searching and starts building in Kansas City

Google Inc. plans to start installing fiber Monday for its much-anticipated Internet network in the Kansas City area. The ultra-fast broadband service, which will be offered in Kansas City and Kansas ... Read More

Washington University No. 7 best value private college

When it comes down to it, going to college is all about the numbers. Sure a college athletic program or a school’s Greek system can bring prospective students to campus, but ... Read More

Clayton’s big solar project will help power its new police station

This municipality, which has set the standard for going green in St. Louis County, is about to make its biggest commitment yet — a $1.1 million solar project to provide electricity ... Read More

St. Joseph NCO Group call center to add 300 jobs

A St. Joseph call center is adding 300 jobs to accommodate growing business from two corporate clients. more ... Read More

Dairy Farmers of America buys Connecticut dairy

Kansas City-based co-op Dairy Farmers of America Inc. has acquired Guida’s Milk, a Connecticut-based dairy, for an undisclosed price. “Guida’s Milk’s long-standing relationships with customers and comprehensive portfolio of innovative, quality ... Read More

Dell Buys Software Maker AppAssure

Dell acquired backup and replication software maker AppAssure Software in its first software acquisition since forming its software group. more ... Read More

Gov. Nixon announces record export numbers for Missouri in 2011

Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the $14.1 billion in Missouri exports in 2011 is a new state record, topping the last state record set in 2007. “Selling more Missouri-made goods ... Read More

With UM System funding, new biotech firms take root in Columbia

In the face of proposed budget cuts, the University of Missouri System is taking a do-it-yourself approach to statewide economic recovery. The tactic is entrepreneurial and pragmatic. Short on jobs? Make ... Read More