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Orbital ATK Donation Encourages STEM Learning In Utah Schools

February 27 2017 - 2:59 pm
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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted, STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov Bryan Warren, Orbital ATK 801-388-3765 bryan.warren@orbitalatk.com Orbital ATK Donation Encourages STEM Learning In Utah Schools Utah STEM Action Center receives 500 Computers SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 27, 2017)– Orbital ATK today announced an in-kind donation of approximately 500 personal computers to the…


GOED’s Ben Hart Named UACTE Champion of the Year

February 06 2017 - 10:08 am
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Click here for photo News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov GOED’s Ben Hart Named UACTE Champion of the Year SALT LAKE CITY (Feb. 6, 2017)—Benjamin Hart, managing director of Urban and Rural Business Services at the Governor’s Office of Economic of Development (GOED), has been named the Utah…


Utah tech leaders unite on Capitol Hill to advance workforce initiatives

January 30 2017 - 12:50 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 755-3085 edwards@utah.gov Utah tech leaders unite on Capitol Hill to advance workforce initiatives SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 30, 2017)— Less than a week after Gov. Herbert announced Talent Ready Utah in his State of the State address, Utah tech leaders joined legislators for…


What’s an hour of consulting worth? Plenty, according to the PTAC stats.

January 25 2017 - 10:03 am

PTAC assists Utah businesses in winning $230 million in government contracts in 2016. What’s an hour of free consulting by an expert in government contracting worth to a Utah business? Chuck Spence, director of the Utah’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), might argue that hour is worth more than $100,000. In 2016, Utah PTAC, a…


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GOED Announces Recipients of 2017 Tech Commercialization Grant

January 19 2017 - 11:42 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Company descriptions are available here Contact: Sara Adelman GOED Public Information Officer 801-538-8817 sadelman@utah.gov GOED Announces Recipients of 2017 Tech Commercialization Grant SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 19, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Technology Commercialization and Innovation Program (TCIP) has awarded grants to 20 Utah companies and university teams…


Op-ed: Utah will forge its recreation future through collaboration – Tom Adams

January 17 2017 - 9:01 am
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As Utah’s Outdoor Recreation director, I love the chance that this semi-annual trade show gives me, not just to see terrific new gear, but also to interact with a community of adventure-seeking entrepreneurs who love Utah’s rivers, ranges and deserts. Because of their interest and expertise, these business leaders understandably have strong and diverse opinions…


Mueller Industries to Open Copper Manufacturing in Iron County

January 12 2017 - 12:33 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jeff Martin Chief Financial Officer Mueller Industries 901-753-3200 jmartin@muellerindustries.com Mueller Industries to Open Copper Manufacturing in Iron County SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 12, 2017)—Mueller Industries and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the manufacturer will expand to Utah, adding…


Packsize International Selects Utah for Global Headquarters

January 12 2017 - 12:00 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Melissa Clyne Corp. Communications & Marketing Director Packsize International 801-440-2009 melissa.clyne@packsize.com Packsize International Selects Utah for Global Headquarters SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 12, 2017)—Packsize International and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the On Demand Packaging® company will expand…


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Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology Winners Announced

January 05 2017 - 3:22 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Michael O’Malley GOED Business Marketing Director 801-538-8879, momalley@utah.gov Justin Berry USTAR Public Affairs Officer 801-538-8884, jberry@utah.gov Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology Winners Announced The award program is celebrating its 30th anniversary SALT LAKE CITY (Jan. 5, 2017)—Gov. Gary R. Herbert, along with the Utah Science Technology and Research…


Community Profile: Utah’s Silicon Slopes

January 03 2017 - 2:47 pm
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There is no shortage of locales with a Silicon moniker, but the Beehive state seems truly deserving of it. It is home to at least six “unicorns:” start-up private companies valued at over $1 billion, an impressive number considering there are just over 100 with that status in the entire country.