Yearly Archives: 2015

Three Missouri universities rank among America’s top 100 public colleges

Three Missouri universities rank among the top 100 public colleges in America, more than any of the Show-Me state’s Midwestern neighbors, according to a new ranking released by The Business Journals. ... Read More

Major Missouri manufacturer Leggett & Platt brings new product introduction operation to Joplin

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group will expand in Joplin. The company has signed a lease for a 42,000 square-foot facility ... Read More

Logistics firm PLS opens St. Louis office

PLS Logistics Services, a Pennsylvania-based freight brokerage service and third party logistics provider, has opened a St. Louis branch office with 25 employees.  The office at 707 North 2nd Street that ... Read More

BioGenerator invests in three biotech startups

BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, announced seed investments in three local biotech startups in mid February. Those companies include Vasculox, which is developing drugs for disorders including leukemia and lymphoma; ... Read More

Missouri Partnership announces Steven Johnson as new CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ST. LOUIS, MO – 02/27/2015 — The Missouri Partnership today announced that its board of directors has appointed Steven Johnson as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 6, 2015. ... 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