Missouri Business

National publication salutes Ameren for hiring vets

12 12 2017

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12, 2017 -- For the ninth consecutive year, Ameren has been nationally recognized as a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. "Our military veteran employees have been key contributors to business growth at Ameren during the last decade," said Mark Lindgren, senior vice president, corporate communications and chief human resources officer for Ameren. "We appreciate the value that military experience brings to the company and we remain committed to recruiting and hiring more veterans for key positions." Veteran employees appreciate the military-friendly environment at Ameren. "The company is very supportive when I need to be away from work to make up days for missed battle assembly time," said Crystal Masek, Callaway Energy Center employee and master sergeant for the U.S Army Reserve. "Also, there are many other veterans here at Callaway, which makes the transition from the military to the civilian...

Woodforest National Bank Named Lending Partner of the Year by Justine PETERSEN

12 12 2017

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Woodforest National Bank was recently awarded "Lending Partner of the Year" by Justine PETERSEN (JP), the nation's leading microlender for the Small Business Administration. Robert Boyle, CEO, Justine PETERSEN is joined by Woodforest National Bank staff Boyd Nelson, EVP-Community Development, Kirk Bickel, Retail Market Manager, Linda Kunz, Community Development Relationship Manager; and branch managers Charles Sortor and Lauren Wright to accept JP’s Lending Partner of the Year award at its annual holiday gala. JP honored Woodforest with this distinction for propelling JP's mission through a $400,000 equity investment as part of the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) CDFI Community Investment Fund, which enables JP to deploy much needed small business financing throughout its remote markets. Additionally, through a collaboration with the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), Woodforest participated in Project...

Exotic Automation & Supply Appointed Distributor for SKF & Lincoln Lubrication Products

12 12 2017

SKF’s product line-up offers virtually every technical solution for customer’s lubrication applications. FARMINTON HILLS, Mich. December 12, 2017 Exotic Automation & Supply, a leading manufacturer and distributor of automation systems, material handling solutions and components, announced today they are now an authorized distributor for SKF & Lincoln lubrication products. The new partnership allows Exotic to offer a wide variety of advanced lubrication solutions. The SKF name is widely-known for providing the most complete portfolio of lubrication management systems on the market. Exotic can now offer systems from SKF & Lincoln lubrication for oil and grease, with solutions ranging from centralized manual systems to fully automatic systems designed to fit a wide range of application needs. In addition to traditional lubrication products and systems, SKF offers customized solutions for many industries such as steel, pulp and paper, food and beverage, and automotive...

Nancy Plattner Johnson, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

12 12 2017

    LONGWOOD, FL, December 12, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Nancy Plattner Johnson, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Johnson celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Fully committed to her career for 46 years, Dr. Johnson first taught in Chicago at the Harvard School for Boys in 1960. A rewarding opportunity, she then worked for two other public school systems as a mathematics teacher in both Missouri and Ohio....

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares to acquire First BancTrust Corporation

11 12 2017

MATTOON, Ill. and CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 11, 2017 -- First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (“First Mid”) (NASDAQ:FMBH) and First BancTrust Corporation (“First Bank”) (OTCQX:FIRT) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement under which First Mid will acquire all of the outstanding shares of First Bank, the holding company for First Bank & Trust, IL (“First Bank & Trust”).  The acquisition provides First Mid with a deeper presence in the attractive and growing Champaign-Urbana region and extends its footprint into the adjacent counties to the east of its headquarters.Under the terms of the agreement, First Bank shareholders will receive 0.80 shares of FMBH common stock and $5.00 in cash for each share of FIRT common stock.  Based upon First Mid’s closing price of $38.67 on December 8, 2017, the aggregate transaction value is approximately $73.8 million.First Bank is a $466 million asset financial services holding company headquartered in Champaign,...

St. Louis, Missouri Bio-Hack Nutrition Company www.NimbusPerformance.com Voted Top 10 Electro Magnetic Web Tablet Dietary Supplement for Quality

11 12 2017

St. Louis, MO -- 12/11/2017 -- It's no secret that science and medical experts around the globe are focused on cellular health in pursuit of a longer and more productive life. The body is amazing when cells are healthy and active, which has now become the mantra for Nimbus Performance. The Nimbus cm2 Cloud Technology is designed to assist the normal function of the body to maintain cellular health.Nimbus Technologies recently joined these technologies with a seasoned team of nutritional experts to create a powerful combination that now delivers targeted nutrition at the boosted cellular level. At Nimbus, their focus is now on cellular solutions at the core, not band-aids for short sighted profit motives.At Nimbus, we'll stay focused on the roots. It's science, not business.Join Now!  Call: 801-809-7766, [email protected]:  When joining the trifecta of products, technology and nutrition with the corporation, it creates a marriage of business...

Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. Exploring Bitcoin Opportunities and Receives Verbal Agreement for $2M From Private Group

11 12 2017

HOLIDAY ISLAND, Ark., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Holiday Island Holdings, Inc.  (OTCPink:HIHI) - A development stage company operating in the land development sector of the market – is exploring opportunities in the Bitcoin and Crypto sector. Holiday Island Holdings Inc. has officially received a verbal agreement from the private group in San Diego. Our legal team is working on the contract to be sign and make it official. Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. will keep both its shareholders and public completely informed of the entire process as the details continue to develop. The Company’s main goals for 2017 and 2018 are to finalize a multi-million-dollar fund raise and become a dominant player in local commercial and residential markets at Holiday Island, Arkansas.About Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. (OTCPink:HIHI):Holiday Island Holdings, Inc. is operating its core business in land development in a continued effort to acquire and further develop income producing commercial and residential...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital and Stratasys Open Doors for Advanced Medical Innovation with 3D Printing in "Center of Excellence"

11 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, today announced it is teaming with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri to launch an advanced 3D printing “Center of Excellence” – designed to accelerate innovation in pre-surgical preparedness, medical research and patient treatment. Open now, the center leverages Stratasys 3D printing technology to develop and share best-practices throughout a range of specialties including neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardiac treatment, as well as hand and cranial maxillofacial reconstructive surgery. Listed by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Children’s Hospital,” this nationally-ranked pediatric academic medical center fully invests in the latest technologies to serve medical needs of children today and tomorrow. At the foundation of this commitment is Stratasys 3D printing technology, encouraging SLUCare (the physician...

Aspartic Acid Market Dynamics, Forecast, Analysis and Supply Demand 2015 to 2021

09 12 2017

New York, NY -- 12/08/2017 -- Aspartic acid is an alpha amino acid with its carboxylate anion and salts of aspartic acid known as aspartate. Aspartic acid, when combined with glutamic acid is referred as an acidic amino acid. Two forms of enantiomers of aspartic acid are available in the industry: L-aspartic acid, which is directly incorporated into proteins, and D-aspartic acid, which is limited in nature. Most chemical synthesis tend to produce both form of enantiomers "DL-aspartic acid", also known as racemic mixture, as compared to enzymatic synthesis which would produce one or the other. As Aspartic acid does not come under essential amino acids, it can be synthesized from central metabolic pathway intermediates in humans. It is usually found in vegetable sources such as oat flakes and asparagus, animal sources such as oysters and sausage meat, and dietary supplements as salts or aspartic acid itself.Request For Report Sample: https://www.persistencemarketresearch.com/samples/4268The...

L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Event Celebrates 10 Passionate Women Creating Positive Change in their Communities; Shandra Woworuntu Named 2017 National Honoree and Gretchen Holt Witt Honored as the 2017 Karen T. Fondu Impact Award Winner

08 12 2017

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