Monthly Archives: March 2015

SyMyco ships first St. Louis-made plant boosters

Plant science startup SyMyco Inc., which moved to St. Louis from India in 2011, has shipped its first locally-made products that reduce the need for fertilizer and increase crop yield. The ... Read More

Two Missouri universities cited by the WSJ for outstanding ROI results

Park University and Missouri S&T recently landed plaudits from The Wall Street Journal for ROI. As part of a wider story addressing whether prestigious private colleges are worth the cost, WSJ ... Read More

Google Fiber expands business service in KC

Google Fiber is dramatically expanding its small business service in the Kansas City area. Google Inc. announced that it has broadened its gigabit service for businesses to large swaths of the ... Read More

Four Missouri companies make Fortune’s best employers list

Four Missouri companies made it on Fortune’s 2015 list of the 100 best U.S. companies to work for. Edward Jones, headquartered in St. Louis, ranked at No. 6. This marks the ... Read More

Reinvesting in the river

In 2010, Abengoa Bionenergy placed a $250 million bet on the Mississippi River when it opened an ethanol and distiller grain production facility at America’s Central Port in Madison County. The ... Read More

St. Louis startup turning weeds into biofuel

Biofuel made from pennycress seeds, “could end up in your tank, if you drive a diesel powered car or truck,” said Jerry Steiner, the chief executive of the two-year-old plant science ... Read More

Monett gains 11 new jobs with new produce repackaging company, DED announces

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Market Fresh Produce has opened a new facility in Monett. The company’s expansion project includes a $200,000 capital investment and is ... Read More

European auto supplier Universal Components Group establishes its first North American facility

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Universal Components Group (UCG), a UK-based aftermarket automotive parts supplier, will expand operations to the U.S., selecting O’Fallon as the location ... Read More

Missouri’s AAA credit rating reaffirmed by S&P

Missouri’s spotless AAA credit rating will save taxpayers $1.6 million through action taken today by the Missouri Board of Public Buildings to refinance bonds, Gov. Jay Nixon said. The savings will ... Read More

EaglePicher breaks ground on new manufacturing facility in Joplin expected to create 171 jobs

Gov. Jay Nixon today joined local officials and company leaders of EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of batteries and energy devices, to break ground on the company’s new 100,000 square-foot ... Read More