Category: Business

RELEASE: TricorBraun team member earns IoPP certified packaging professional status

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Yang Li, global business coordinator at TricorBraun, a global packaging leader, has been awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation from the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). Recognized as a commitment to excellence in the packaging profession, the CPP designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate significant industry expertise and experience, measured through a flexible testing process. To achieve his certification, Yang passed a lengthy exam on the fundamentals of packaging machinery, materials […]

RELEASE: Nestlé Purina makes significant reductions in water usage, greenhouse gas emissions and waste

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Earth Day challenges individuals and organizations in the U.S. and around the world to think about what they can do to protect and improve the planet. Nestlé Purina, a leader in pet care, is investing in innovative ways to reduce its environmental impact, helping to ensure a healthy future for pets and the people who love them – today and in the future. Over the past decade, Purina has significantly reduced its […]

RELEASE: Seasoned client-side veteran joins CRB’s business development and strategy team

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ralph Grant, a chemical engineer with 28 years of experience leading high-performing project teams, has joined CRB’s Central region as the director of business development. Grant’s strong engineering skills and personal interests as an award-winning photographer and painter are the perfect mix of science and art that will benefit business development at CRB. These skills bring an understanding of client needs in the evolving world of engineering consulting and sourcing of […]

RELEASE: Joseph W. Blankshain Joins Fyndus LLC, as President, Global Operations

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fyndus LLC, a St. Louis-based, global e-commerce company, announced today that Joseph W. Blankshain was named President of the company effective April 1, 2018. In his new role, Blankshain will oversee the daily management of the Fyndus domestic and international operations. A technology veteran and start-up entrepreneur, Blankshain’s extensive business experience and senior management leadership roles involve working with 2-the-Mart, the precursor to eBay; TRW DSSG, Bell Labs, Motorola, multiple early stage, high growth organizations and […]

Clayton-based real estate investment firm acquires Lake St. Louis shopping center

A real estate investment firm based in Clayton has acquired a Lake St. Louis shopping center for $16.5 million. According to the St. Louis Business Journal, Midwest Retail Properties acquired the Shoppes at Hawk Ridge in Lake St. Louis. The shopping center consists of around 125,000 square feet and five buildings with Lila Inc. being the seller and Pace Properties representing the seller along with Mid-America Real Estate Group. Citing Gershman research, the St. Louis […]

RELEASE: Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2018 Earnings Webcast May 9, 2018

ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first quarter 2018 earnings, earnings guidance and other matters in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, May 9, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Supporting materials for the call will be posted in […]

RELEASE: FleishmanHillard Expands Southern California Leadership with Isobel Coney

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FleishmanHillard (FH) today announced the hire of Isobel Coney as a senior vice president and partner. Based in the agency’s Los Angeles office, Coney is responsible for leading and growing the firm’s brand marketing portfolio across Southern California, where the agency has seen strong new business performance and client growth, particularly in the consumer, entertainment and technology sectors. Additionally, Coney joins the leadership team within the firm’s global business development function – a dedicated agency unit to invigorate […]

RELEASE: Emerson to acquire Tools and Test Equipment business from Textron

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the Tools and Test Equipment (Tools & Test) business of Textron (NYSE: TXT) for $810 million. Tools & Test is a leading manufacturer of electrical and utility tools, diagnostics, and test and measurement instruments with strong global distribution and highly respected brands, including Greenlee and Klauke. The acquisition, joined with Emerson’s Ridge Tool Company, creates a global $1 billion professional tools business with […]

RELEASE: TricoBraun expands Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — TricorBraun, a global packaging solutions leader and a portfolio company of AEA Investors, today announced that it has expanded its board of directors with the appointment of Manuel J. Perez de la Mesa. Perez de la Mesa joins David W. Bullock and Robert E. Hill, Jr. as independent directors on the 10-member board. “With their broad strategic backgrounds and distinguished track records, Manny, Dave and Robert undoubtedly strengthen our board’s breadth of […]

RELEASE: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri introduces new medicare supplement Plan F to help consumers control health care costs

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri (Anthem) is introducing a new Medicare Supplement Plan F (Plan F). With this announcement, consumers in Missouri enrolled in Original Medicare will have a new option to better control their out-of-pocket health care costs. This competitively priced Plan F will be available for enrollment starting June 1, 2018. “We are pleased to offer Medicare-eligible individuals in Missouri a Medicare Supplement plan that complements their Original Medicare and […]