Monthly Archives: January 2014

Department of Economic Development announces expansion of Air Ambulance Company in West Plains

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Air Medical Group Holdings, (AMGH) a leading provider of air medical services, is expanding its West Plains operations. The project includes ... Read More

Three Missouri banks make Forbes’ best list

Three Missouri bank companies again are among the top 25 on Forbes’ list of best banks. Commerce Bancshares ranked 10th on the 2014 list; UMB Financial ranked 16th; and Central Bancompany, ... Read More

Northern Missouri hog farms will produce biogas

A Smithfield Foods subsidiary on Monday announced a $100 million joint venture to turn hog manure into energy at its farms in northern Missouri. Murphy-Brown of Missouri, formerly called Premium Standards ... Read More

KCP&L will increase wind power and energy conservation

Kansas City Power & Light Co. announced that it intends to expand two of its energy-efficiency programs, one of which doubles its wind-generating capacity to serve 124,000 homes. Under the other ... Read More

Forest Labs to Buy Aptalis for $2.9 Billion

Forest Laboratories Inc. agreed to buy specialty pharmaceutical company Aptalis Holdings Inc. for $2.9 billion in cash. Private-equity firm TPG purchased Aptalis, at the time called Axcan Pharma Inc., in 2008 ... Read More

KC ranks among most promising tech locales

The City of Fountains ranks among the top 10 most promising tech hubs of 2014, according to the Web magazine Kansas City earned the recognition not only for a burgeoning ... Read More

Holman Boiler Works Expands Operations in St. Louis

Holman Boiler Works, Inc., the nation’s largest full-service boiler solutions provider, has signed a commercial property lease to expand operations to 14,000-square-foot at its current Fenton, Mo. facility in Greater St. ... Read More

St. Louis pushes for more immigrants

The Gateway City is getting a reputation for more than just the Cardinals and Budweiser beer: we’re recognized as one of the five cities across the country pushing the envelope to ... Read More

Monsanto’s pipeline report touts technology ‘breakthroughs’

Following Monsanto Co.’s first quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, in which it reported $3.14 billion in net sales, the company identified several key technological projects that will help it grow in ... Read More

Danforth Center adds research muscle

One of the region’s biggest biotech research institutes is beefing up its roster again. The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center will announce today that it is hiring four new principal investigators, ... Read More