Category: Tech

St. Louis-based technology company bridges the gap between business and innovation

A technology company has grown to become a global technology solution provider with up to $10 billion in annual revenue, all from the backyard of St. Louis. World Wide Technology (WWT) was founded by David Steward in 1990 and hires thousands of IT engineers, developers and has testing labs for deploying various technologies that help customers bridge the gap between IT and business. Based in the City of St. Louis, WWT has over 4,000 employees and […]

Emergency app started in Clayton aims to help teachers, students in crisis situations

A Clayton-based startup company hopes to give the power back to the teachers by giving them the tools to keep their classroom safe. CrisisGo is an app for any smartphone or desktop that allows schools to inform classrooms and its teachers about large-scale emergencies and keep everyone in communication with each other. Some of the features of the app, which launched in 2013, include: providing emergency checklists with actionable instructions to guide individuals through the […]

RELEASE: Ameren part of industry initiative to enhance ESG/sustainability reporting

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) is participating in a voluntary industry initiative, coordinated by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), to provide electric industry investors with more uniform and consistent environmental, social, governance and sustainability-related (ESG/sustainability) metrics. The result of the initiative, EEI’s pilot ESG/sustainability reporting template, will supplement Ameren’s already substantial reporting on these issues, including its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report. Ameren’s initial report using the pilot template is now available […]

RELEASE: Monsanto harnesses digital logistics transformation with JDA

As the digital transformation continues across the supply chain, sustainable agriculture company Monsanto identified a need to standardize end-to-end transportation processes globally to drive future customer interactions and improve customer experiences, while meeting their ever-changing needs and expectations. Monsanto selected JDA Software, Inc. as its partner to help realize its multiyear vision for its logistics organization. As a result, Monsanto has completed an impressive three-year journey to deploy the full scope of JDA Transportation Management […]

Centene invests in cloud-based pharmacy benefit manager to to create next generation pharmacy management solution

Centene Corporation announced Tuesday it has invested in RxAdvance, a cloud-based pharmacy benefit manager based in Massachusetts. Clayton-based Centene said it will “use its best-in-class technology platform to improve health outcomes and reduce avoidable drug-impacted medical and administrative costs.” In addition to the investment, the deal includes a customer relationship. Centene has the right to expand its equity investment in the future. Financial terms in the deal were not disclosed. “Centene has established a transformative partnership […]

RELEASE: Retired president of consolidated Edison Company of New York elected to Ameren Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Craig S. Ivey, retired president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., has been elected to the Ameren board of directors effective March 9, 2018. Ivey served as president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) from 2009 through 2017. Con Edison provides electric service to approximately 3.4 million customers and delivers gas to approximately 1.1 […]

RELEASE: D2 Consulting’s new training program positions specialty pharmacies for sales success

ST. CHARLES, Mo. /PRNewswire/ — D2 Consulting, ( a leading life sciences consulting firm offering commercialization services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device manufacturers, today announced a comprehensive sales training program designed to help specialty pharmacies build and maintain a world-class sales organization. Unlike traditional retail pharmacies, specialty pharmacies focus on dispensing a class of therapies known as “specialty medications.”  Specialty medications are complex and difficult to access and therefore providers seek specialty pharmacy expertise and […]

Metro Transit lands $1.75 million grant to add electric bus technology to fleet in 2020

Metro Transit will soon add two pollution-free, battery-powered electric buses to its fleet. The Federal Transit Administration awarded Metro a $1.75 million grant that will enable the St. Louis-based public transit agency to two replace diesel buses with electric buses. The FTA funds came from its Low or No Emission Vehicle Program, Metro announced Wednesday. That money will be used to purchase two extended-range battery electric buses that will be added to Metro’s clean-burning diesel […]

RELEASE: Beltservice Corporation and Movex expand business agreement

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Movex S.P.A. of Telgate, BG, Italy and Beltservice Corporation of St. Louis have entered into an expanded strategic-business agreement to market and service Movex products in the United States and Canada. The synergy created by this expanded strategic-business agreement enhances the delivery of our plastic modular belts, chains, and conveyor components designed to meet the market’s most-demanding beverage, food, packaging, and material-handling applications. Movex S.P.A. will continue to focus on product innovation and […]

Ameren Corporation names new senior vice president and chief digital information officer

Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) named Bhavani Amirthalingam as senior vice president and chief digital information officer in a newly created role for the region’s largest electric provider, effective Monday. As senior vice president and chief digital information officer, Amirthalingam will will focus on accelerating Ameren’s customer-centric digital innovation, which powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren […]