Yearly Archives: 2013

Springfield utility planning big solar project

The utility company is expected to finalize a contract today with Solexus Development, out of St. Louis, and Strata Solar, out of North Carolina. Construction is expected to begin in the ... Read More

MOgene gets $1.5 million grant to make bacteria for fuel

A St. Louis startup has received $1.5 million from the Department of Energy to engineer a bacteria that can convert methane into a liquid fuel. MOgene Green Chemicals LLC, a subsidiary ... Read More

Graematter to boost workforce after debuting new system

Graematter, the regulatory intelligence startup operating out of the downtown T-REx building, will more than triple its staff in the coming weeks as it expands to support its new search system, ... Read More

Pharmaceutical research company plans to create 320 jobs at facility in St. Charles

Pharma Medica Research, Inc., a contract research organization serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, plans to make a $30.8 million capital investment and create 320 jobs at its first U.S. facility ... Read More

Enterprise Holdings to hire 11,000, including 500 in St. Louis

Clayton-based Enterprise Holdings, the nation’s largest rental car company, will hire 11,000 new full-time workers by mid 2014, including about 500 in St. Louis, according to company officials. The hiring is ... Read More

Monsanto’s Billion-Dollar Bet Brings Big Data to the Farm

Monsanto (MON) has agreed to acquire the Climate Corp. for $930 million. The real stunner of a deal marks one of the largest buys of a new-era data analytics company. Climate ... Read More

State training resources help international animal health company train more than 400 employees

Gov. Jay Nixon today visited Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., a global leader in the animal health industry headquartered in St. Joseph, to discuss how the state’s newly redesigned workforce development programs ... Read More

State training resources help Joplin company invest and compete globally, Gov. Nixon announces

Gov. Jay Nixon today visited CD Aviation Services in Joplin to discuss how the state’s newly redesigned workforce training programs will help this leading aviation repair and overhaul services firm provide ... Read More

KC Council approves $1.6B in incentives for Cerner campus

The Kansas City Council approved a $1.635 billion tax incentive package that will assist Cerner Corp. in developing a massive new campus at the former Banister Mall area. The council voted ... Read More

Missouri has the seventh most favorable corporate tax structure in the nation

Gov. Jay Nixon today issued the following statement on the release of the Tax Foundation’s 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index, which found that Missouri has the 7th most favorable corporate ... Read More