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PTAC News: Millennial Challenge Corporation

July 22 2016 - 12:22 pm

On Wednesday, July 20, Utah PTAC was pleased to host an outreach event from the Millennial Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. Federal Government Agency that provides foreign aid and economic development assistance to qualifying international partners. The event was in collaboration with the World Trade Center Utah and GOED’s International Trade and Diplomacy Office. Utah…


Point of the Mountain Development Commission Approves RFP

July 15 2016 - 10:33 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Point of the Mountain Development Commission Approves RFP The official bidding process for a consulting partner is open SALT LAKE CITY (July 15, 2016) – The Point of the Mountain Development Commission (PMDC) approved a request for…


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GOED Board Meeting Highlight: Rural Fast Track Grants on a Roll

July 15 2016 - 8:48 am

At the July 14 board meeting, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) Board of Directors approved a record ten rural Utah businesses for Rural Fast Track grants. The projects are expected to create more than 20 new jobs paying between 110 and 125 percent of the average wages in the nine counties affected. “There’s…


Decorworx to Expand in Cedar City

July 14 2016 - 12:32 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Shelly Dansie Decorworx (435)586-5616 shellyd@decorworx.com Decorworx to Expand in Cedar City SALT LAKE CITY (July 14, 2016)— Decorworx and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced that the store décor company will expand its operations…


Duncan Aviation Expansion Moves One Step Closer

July 14 2016 - 12:02 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 edwards@utah.gov Lori Johnson, Duncan Aviation Marketing Communications Manager 402-479-1518 lori.johnson@duncanaviation.com Duncan Aviation Expansion Moves One Step Closer The company will make a significant investment in Utah County, pending a Provo City Council vote next week SALT LAKE CITY (July 14, 2016)—The Governor’s Office…


Utah Named Top State in CNBC Ranking

July 13 2016 - 10:34 am
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News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Utah Named Top State in CNBC Ranking SALT LAKE CITY (July 12, 2016) – Utah was named the no. 1 state for business in CNBC’s 10th annual Top States ranking released today. The study highlighted the state’s…


Why Utah Is Poised to Be America’s Next Tech and Creative Hub

July 11 2016 - 11:05 am
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Rather, it’s rugged and rustic Utah, which analysts say could become the next Silicon Valley inside a decade. It is well on its way, clearly. The mountainous corridor anchored by Salt Lake City, Provo and Ogden—which has been dubbed “Silicon Slopes” (so named for its picturesque ski resorts)—is attracting investment from the likes of PayPal…


Office of Outdoor Recreation Opens Grant Program

July 06 2016 - 10:29 am
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*attached contains the following: News Release For Immediate Release Contact: Aimee Edwards GOED Communications Director (801) 538-8811 Office (801) 755-3085 Cell edwards@utah.gov Office of Outdoor Recreation Opens Grant Program SALT LAKE CITY (July 6, 2016) – The Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation is accepting applications for the Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant, formerly the Utah Waypoint…


Vestar Capital Partners Agrees to Sell Sun Products to Henkel in $3.6 Billion Transaction

June 24 2016 - 1:02 pm
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vestar Capital Partners Agrees to Sell Sun Products to Henkel in $3.6 Billion Transaction NEW YORK, NY – June 24, 2016 – Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar”) announced today that Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., a subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (“Henkel”), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Sun Products…


Fast track to growth: State grants help rural Cache Valley businesses expand

June 16 2016 - 8:22 am
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Gary Wagner said the company is experiencing good sales growth now and is expected to continue that trend for the next five years, allowing them to hire additional employees. As an incentive to make that happen, Ophir-Spiricon applied for and received $33,000 for a Rural Fast Track grant funded by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development….