Yearly Archives: 2013

Monsanto, Dow deal surpasses $3.2 billion

In its effort to increase farmers’ yield, Monsanto Co. signed three cross-licensing agreements with major competitors since March. But the agreements, with Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences and DuPont, are also a ... Read More

Washington University in St. Louis Is a Hotbed for Genomics Research

Four of the 21 hottest researchers in the world are from Washington University, according to Thomson Reuters The hottest researcher of the year, Dr. Richard K. Wilson, is an expert in molecular ... Read More

Independent report shows Missouri’s graduation rate in the top 10 nationally

Gov. Nixon issued the following statement regarding Education Week’s 2013 Diploma’s Count report showing Missouri with the 8th highest graduation rate in the country.  According to the report, over 80 percent ... Read More

XIOLINK taking data center solar

Data center and co-location provider XIOLINK is investing $125,000 to install a solar electricity system on the roof of 1111 Olive St., its downtown St. Louis headquarters. XIOLINK is working with ... Read More

St. Louis Children’s Hospital lands top 10 ranking

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 best hospitals in the U.S. that treats critically ill children, according to a report, released Tuesday, by U.S. News ... Read More

Study: Missouri higher education growth among best in nation

Missouri had the nation’s sixth highest increase in the number of people earning higher education degrees. A report from the Lumina Foundation that showed that 36.4 percent of Missourians had earned ... Read More

Artur Express embarks on $3 million expansion

Artur Express Inc., an independent contractor trucking company, plans to spend about $3 million to expand operations in the St. Louis. The company plans to spend about $1 million to expand ... Read More

Express Scripts to add 1,500 jobs through $56 million expansion

Express Scripts Holding Co., officials are planning to add a new $56 million, 220,000-square-foot building on its north St. Louis County campus, pending approval of tax incentives from the county and ... Read More

Toyota to Create 40 New Jobs, Invest Millions in Troy Plant

Bodine Aluminum, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp. and a manufacturer of casting parts, will invest $50 million and create 40 new jobs at its plant in Troy, Mo., and ... Read More

Calumet Specialty Products Partners to invest up to $40 million in Louisiana facility

Governor Jay Nixon today announced that Calumet Specialty Products Partners, a leading specialty hydrocarbon producer, is planning a significant expansion of their esters production facility in Louisiana. Expansion plans include up ... Read More