Dennis Lower, president and CEO of Cortex Innovation Community, was named the winner of the Focus St. Louis 2018 Leadership Award.
Two subsidiaries of MHS Legacy Group won 2017 project awards from the Building Enclosure Council of St. Louis. IWR North America won the Exterior Cladding Award for its work on SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital West and the Overall Project of the Year Award for its work on a confidential corporate technology building. RSS Roofing Services accepted the Roofing Award for its work on the BJC North Tower.
4M Building Solutions expanded its operations in the southeast United States with the addition of the accounts of Florida-based Kimmko Cleaning Solutions.
Ameren Corp. sent 76 line workers and support personnel from Missouri and Illinois to Puerto Rico to help repair energy infrastructure and restore power to the island following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
GCS Credit Union employees raised $1,300 for Moms on a Mission.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Sunnen Products Co. acquired BTA Heller Inc., a manufacturer of deep hole tooling and systems for primary hole generation.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. reopened a renovated store:
• 9730 St. Charles Rock Road, St. Louis
Karla Smith Behavioral Health opened a new headquarters and outpatient therapeutic center:
• 200 North Lincoln, O’Fallon, Ill.
McDonald’s reopened a newly remodeled location:
• 501 Old Smizer Mill Road, Fenton
Central States Bus Sales Inc. opened a new branch office and corporate headquarters:
• 200 Square Creek Square, Fenton
Art Van Furniture opened five new stores:
• 926 Northwest Plaza, Bridgeton
• 2101 East Terra Lane, O’Fallon, Mo.
• 1776 West Highway 50, O’Fallon, Ill.
• 5711 South Lindbergh Boulevard, South County
• 1516 South Hanley Road, Richmond Heights
Wiegmann Associates began work on the St. Charles County Emergency Management’s new $20 million Emergency Operations Center in O’Fallon, Mo. Wiegmann is the engineer of record and design/build HVAC mechanical contractor for the project. Brinkmann Constructors is the general contractor.