Yearly Archives: 2014

New manufacturing company to set up shop in Scott City, expected creation of 28 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Select Plastics, LLC, a custom plastic sheet extrusion manufacturer, is expanding to Scott City. The Scott City facility is the company’s ... 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

Brewer Science plans expansion near Rolla

A company that produces materials for smartphones and tablet computers plans to build a new manufacturing facility in rural central Missouri. Brewer Science Inc. said Thursday that it expects to add ... Read More

Missouri plant will grind out meatless ground beef

Beyond Meat is moving beyond chicken substitutes with another meat analogue: Beef-Free Crumbles. Beyond Meat launched with its Chicken-Free Strips a little more than a year ago. Beyond Meat CEO Ethan ... Read More

St. Louis area hospitals land on ‘best’ lists

St. Luke’s Hospital has been named to Healthgrades’ list of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” in 2014, according to hospital officials. It’s the eighth consecutive year St. Luke’s has made the list. ... Read More

Bolt to hire 100 employees to support regional expansion

Bolt Restoration, a St. Louis-based construction and restoration contractor, will hire as many as 100 new employees in St. Louis as it plans to expand into several key markets within a ... Read More

Watch St. Louis startup video that has entrepreneurs buzzing

A new video out by the St. Louis Civic Pride Foundation, St. Louis Regional Chamber, Partnership for Downtown St. Louis and St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission touts St. Louis’ entrepreneurial ... Read More

Digital Sandbox KC tallies first-year gains

Digital Sandbox KC, a public/private partnership created to support high-potential business development of technology startups, said it has helped 19 early-stage companies raise $7 million in investments in its first year ... Read More

Pulse Therapeutics’ $1.3 million investors

FTL Capital and Cultivation Capital chipped in last month to fund Pulse Therapeutics, the medical device company based out of the Downtown T-REx co-working space. Pulse raised $1.3 million from three ... Read More

St. Louis makes list of top 20 most affordable cities

St. Louis has landed in the top 20 of a survey of the most-affordable places to live in the U.S. The city has been ranked the 13th most affordable major city ... Read More