Author: Clayton Times

RELEASE: Armstrong Teasdale trial lawyers earn sixth top Missouri defense verdict in 15 years

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces that its trial lawyers have secured yet another top Missouri defense verdict for 2017. Litigation partners Timothy J. Gearin and David G. Ott, along with associate Nicolas P. Cejas, earned the number three spot on the list of top verdicts, as ranked by Missouri Lawyers Weekly. The winning verdict for client SSM Health Care was issued in March 2017, for a contentious […]

RELEASE: Blunt & Blumenthal’s bipartisan legislation to bolster Veteran Peer Specialist Services passes Senate

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Richard Blumenthal (Conn.) to expand veterans’ access to peer counseling specialists passed the Senate last night by unanimous consent. Peer specialists can be particularly effective in combating the risks of suicide and addressing other mental health needs amongst veterans. “Strengthening the peer specialist program is a common-sense step to improve mental health treatment for our nation’s veterans,” said Blunt. “Peer specialists have first-hand […]

RELEASE: Vectra Co. announces intent to repay its existing corporate indebtedness

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — As previously announced, Vectra Co. (Vectra), a portfolio company of certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its EaglePicher business. The transaction is structured as a sale of Vectra Co., the parent company of EaglePicher. Vacuumschmelze, Vectra’s magnetic technologies business, will be separated immediately prior to closing and will continue to be owned by affiliates of Apollo Global Management going forward.  Substantially concurrently with […]

Ameren crews from Missouri, Illinois depart for power restoration effort in Puerto Rico

ST. LOUIS — Ameren Electrical Company continues to put its best foot forward in an effort to help restore power to hurricane-ravaged regions throughout the world. On Friday, the St. Louis-based company will send 76 line workers and support personnel from Missouri and Illinois to Puerto Rico to repair energy facilities and ultimately restore power to a region that lost most of its power and is still without it in some areas following Hurricanes Irma […]

RELEASE: International Poultry Event set to showcase leading-edge Novus research

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Pushing the boundaries of modern poultry nutrition and health is what Novus International, Inc.’s research and development team does best, and their results will be on full display at the International Poultry Scientific Forum in Atlanta, Georgia next week. “We come to IPSF as part of our commitment to collaboration across the industry,” said Frances Yan, one of Novus’s senior research scientists presenting at IPSF. “Here, we can see each other’s work […]

RELEASE: Hyundai Forklift heads to St. Louis

SAINT CHARLES, Mo. /PRNewswire/ — Benco Industrial Equipment, a successful material handling dealership in St. Charles, Missouri, recently added Hyundai Forklifts to its offerings, providing forklift buyers throughout the greater Saint Louis area first-hand access to the highly sought-after brand. The company, known locally as a leader within the industry, prides itself on its exceptional service, fair prices, and great work; and now with the addition of the Hyundai brand, Benco is excited to be offering products […]

RELEASE: Registration now open for Chancellor’s Certificate in fundamentals of economic development

Public sector development staff, private sector specialists and anyone interested in community development have the opportunity in March and April to learn economic development concepts from senior practitioners in the industry. Bi-State Development has partnered with the Urban Land Institute and the Public Policy Administration Program of the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) to offer a Chancellor’s Certificate Program in Fundamentals of Economic Development. Registration is now open for the eight-week program which will lead […]

RELEASE: AB Biotek locks up distribution deals with BSG & Pacific Coast Chemicals

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — AB Biotek — a business division of AB Mauri created in March 2017 – and both BSG and Pacific Coast Chemicals — leading distributors of wine fermentation yeast — have individually formed new agreements providing yeast for wine to the North America marketplace. Pacific Coast Chemicals will continue its distribution of the Maurivin portfolio of wine yeast in an arrangement that dates back to 2002, while BSG will begin distributing a new lineup […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones surpasses 2017 Alzheimer’s Association fundraising goal

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has surpassed its annual fundraising goal for the Alzheimer’s Association. As a strategic partner and the first national presenting sponsor for the Association’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, Edward Jones raised more than $2.3 million in 2017 through its 2,752 teams across the country. The firm’s total contributions in support of the strategic alliance last year topped $4.8 million. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise […]

RELEASE: Metro to offer special Mardi Gras shuttles on Feb. 10

Metro makes it easy for families, parade-goers and revelers to enjoy all of the fun and festivities of the Mardi Gras celebration in Soulard. Metro is offering special shuttle service from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, between the Civic Center Transit Center in downtown St. Louis and the Mardi Gras venue in Soulard. Round-trip passes for the Mardi Gras Shuttles are $6. No other Metro passes or fares are valid for […]