Monthly Archives: August 2014

Exelon Acquires John Deere Renewables

Chicago-based Exelon, the largest U.S. nuclear power operator, said the acquisition of John Deere Renewables will add 735 operating megawatts (MW) of clean energy to its portfolio, which currently includes about ... Read More

Electric car industry hitting the tipping point

The age of the electric car is upon us, or so the numbers would suggest. Companies in cleantech, especially those making cars, received over $400 million in funding in the second ... Read More

Medco to Buy United BioSource for $730 Million

Medco Health Solutions said Monday that it would has agreed to buy United BioSource, a medical research company, for about $730 million in cash. More ... Read More

Auto supplier breaks ground on facility expansion in Mexico

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Spartan Light Metal Products, an automotive supplier, will break ground on an expansion to its facility in Audrain County. The auto ... Read More

KC getting smarter: Smart City plan aims for better living through data

Not all the strategy is focused on the field at Sporting Park. The home to Sporting Kansas City makes heavy use of Cisco Systems Inc. technology and applications developed by team ... Read More

Report: Animal health presence continues to grow in KC corridor

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor released a new survey at its annual homecoming dinner Monday night showing that more than half of worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales ... Read More

St. Joseph pet food supplier expanding by building plant, adding 20 jobs

Protein LLC, a St. Joseph company that supplies ingredients to pet food companies, is investing $11.6 million to build a new plant and plans to add 20 full-time jobs. Site preparation ... Read More

Nor-Am Announces $8.5 Million Expansion in St. Joseph

A family-operated business has announced an $8.5 million expansion that includes new jobs in St. Joseph. Nor-Am Ice and Cold Storage, LLC is adding 72,000 square feet to the refrigerated warehouse ... Read More

EyeVerify opens second office in Crossroads

Thanks to its sustained growth, area startup EyeVerify LLC is opening a new office in the Crossroads Arts District. The biometrics security company will join a host of other tech companies ... Read More

18 public Missouri high schools among the top in the U.S.

The Daily Beast has ranked 18 public high schools in Missouri among the top in the nation. The list includes 13 in the St. Louis metro area and four in the ... Read More