Monthly Archives: June 2014

Missouri S&T leads way in Project Lead the Way teacher training

More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two ... Read More

Two Missouri cities named best cities for staycations

St. Louis and Kansas City both ranked high on WalletHub’s 2014 list of the 100 Best and Worst Cities for Staycations in the United States. St. Louis ranked at No. 13 ... Read More

Stribling announces $1 million expansion in Sedalia

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County joined officials from Stribling, Inc., to celebrate the announcement of an expansion for the company in Sedalia. Stribling Packaging, LLC, Inc., of Rogers, Ark., is planning a ... Read More

Wash U solar energy research center gets millions in federal funding

A Washington University-based research center seeking better ways to collect and use solar energy has received $14.4 million in federal funding. The Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), which is led by ... Read More

Ascent plans to build $85 million data center in St. Louis

Ascent, a St. Louis-based developer and operator of data centers, plans to build a new $85 million data center in St. Louis. The data center will be built near the Plymouth ... Read More

Mercury Communications invests to expand Fenton office

Mercury Communications and Construction, a wireless infrastructure services provider, is expanding its presence in Fenton and will invest more than $500,000 in new office space and software to help fuel growth. ... Read More

Missouri S&T, Washington U., Lincoln receive NASA grant for turbulence modeling

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $750,000 grant from NASA to administer and help develop new approaches and computational models for predicting turbulence in aircraft flow fields. Missouri ... Read More

GM says it’s on schedule for production of new pickup in Wentzville

With the arrival of 5.7 million pounds of stamping press components delivered by barge and heavy lift truck to its Wentzville assembly plant, General Motors announced Thursday that it was on ... Read More

PierianDx has reached an agreement with Washington University to license a genetic testing tool

PierianDx has reached an agreement with Washington University to license a genetic testing tool that could speed patient diagnosis and treatments based on an individual’s DNA. Terms of the deal were ... Read More

Targeted Metrics selects Kansas City as home of new headquarters

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Targeted Metrics, an information and services company, has selected Kansas City as the location for its new headquarters and sales operations ... Read More