2005 In the News Archives
December 22, 2005
Three St. Louis-based companies were named on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list released in December 2005.
December 13, 2005
While Stereotaxis Inc. graduates from the Center for Emerging Technologies, the Center lays plans to expand the business incubator.
December 12, 2005Chrysler Group
announces up to $1 Billion investment in its St. Louis Assembly Plants. The investment will improve manufacturing quality, flexibility and productivity. Flexible manufacturing supports production of multiple models. The announcement was strongly supported by UAW and local government.
December 12, 2005
Gov. Matt Blunt and top Chrysler Group officials today announced the automaker's plans to invest up to $1 billion in the St. Louis North and St. Louis South Assembly plants in Fenton.
December 8, 2005
The Washington University School of Medicine's Genome Sequencing Center is collaborating with 454 Life Science Corp. to sequence disease-causing pathogens and RNA.
December 5, 2005
The Great Rivers Greenway District approved a $26.7 million blueprint to develop new trails and study ways to restore waterfront ecosystems next year.
December 2, 2005
More Canadian oil would flow to ConocoPhillips' Wood River Refinery under the company's plan to build a $1 billion crude oil processor.
November 14, 2005Pfizer
recently broke ground on a $200 million state-of-the-art research facility at its Chesterfield, Mo. campus. The 330,000-square-foot facility will provide Pfizer with space to relocate approximately 250 employees, currently dispersed throughout the region, to the campus and will bring the total number of employees at the site to slightly over 1,000.
October 14, 2005
According to Forbes Magazine, six companies in the St. Louis area were listed among the 200 best small companies in the United States.
October 11, 2005
The St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association (RCGA) today publicly launched an aggressive five-year economic development campaign to bring new jobs and investment to the St. Louis metropolitan area.
October 10, 2005
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Urban expert Neal Peirce visits St. Louis and praises St. Louis’ downtown revival and spirit
October 10, 2005
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — St. Louis leaders launch a campaign to polish the region's image in the minds of America's business elite.
October 6, 2005
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer — Certainly over the last 20 years or so, Columbus has been an exemplar of progress from which other cities could learn, and no doubt have learned, much.
October 5, 2005
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — DaimlerChrysler may invest up to $1 billion in two Fenton, Mo.-based assembly plants
October 3, 2005
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer — 95 Chattahoochee Valley Civic, Business, Philanthropic and Government Leaders Visit the Gateway to the West To Study 'Best Practices'
October 3, 2005
St. Louis Business Journal — The Washington University School of Medicine has received a $16 million grant to create the state-of-the-art Siteman Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence.
September 8, 2005Express Scripts Inc.
, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation's leading managers of pharmacy benefit plans, will build a new 320,000-square-foot corporate headquarters at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
June 2, 2005
Five St. Louis-headquartered companies have made BusinessWeek magazine's 2005 ranking of the nation’s 100 "hot growth companies" that appears in its June 6th issue.
May 27, 2005
F-H Will Create New “Branding Platform,” New Website, New Marketing Materials, and Construct and Implement Multichannel, Multiyear National Marketing and Communications Strategy