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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…


SLC #4 Most Attractive City: Travel & Leisure

January 03 2017 - 2:53 pm
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Brigham Young hailed Salt Lake City as a “Kingdom of Heaven on Earth” when he founded it in 1847. Walk the streets of Utah’s capital today, and it’s hard to disagree with the Mormon leader. Not only are the sidewalks spotless—SLC earns top marks for cleanliness—but the locals are attractive, too. In the winter, they…


Park City #1 Favorite Mountain Towns: Travel & Leisure

January 03 2017 - 2:50 pm
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The country’s most beloved mountain towns offer scenery out of a storybook, miles of hiking trails, and bewitching wildlife. And that’s just the summer months.


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.


Utah-Based Lucid Software to Expand At Home

December 08 2016 - 11:59 am
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*attached contains the following: News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Jackson Carpenter Lucid Software Public Relations 435-659-1642 jackson@lucidchart.com Utah-Based Lucid Software to Expand At Home SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 8, 2016)— Lucid Software and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the Utah-based software company will…


STEM Action Center-Funded Math Digital Learning Software Increases Student Proficiency

December 07 2016 - 1:37 pm
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NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kaitlin Felsted STEM Action Center 801-673-7601 kfelsted@utah.gov STEM Action Center-Funded Math Digital Learning Software Increases Student Proficiency SALT LAKE CITY (Dec. 7, 2016)—Students across the state using math digital learning programs available through Utah STEM Action Center grants had a greater level of success on the 2016 SAGE assessment…


How Utah Draws Companies to the State – KCPW

December 06 2016 - 1:56 pm
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KCPW hosted a panel discussion about economic development in Utah and how state and local municipalities work together to offer incentives aimed at attracting companies to relocate or expand here. Theresa Foxley, Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, talks about the state’s holistic strategies and goals for corporate recruitment. Mike Caldwell, Mayor…


HealthEquity Creates Employment Opportunities in Rural Utah

November 29 2016 - 5:00 pm
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*attached contains the following: Pre-recorded interviews are available here. B-roll is available here. News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Cody Dingus HealthEquity Vice President of Marketing 801-633-5466 Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 edwards@utah.gov HealthEquity Creates Employment Opportunities in Rural Utah PRICE, UT (Nov. 29, 2016)—HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ: HQY), a nationwide health savings account…