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Utah Exceeds Expectations on China Trade Mission

September 18 2014 - 9:44 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 18, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Exceeds Expectations on China Trade Mission  Utah business executives and government leaders find success at major networking event Salt Lake City, UTAH — Promotional material for Utah flew off the display table at a reception this week in JuWangFu,…


Utah #1 “The Best States to Repay Student Loans”

September 16 2014 - 8:59 am
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The Beehive State tops the list in this year’s rankings, due in part to its overall employment and student loan conditions. Utah has one of the highest average incomes nationally, low unemployment rates, and the cost-of-living is below the national average. Only half of the population carries any student debt, and Utah ranks in the…


Utah Delegation Embarks on Third Trade Mission to China

September 15 2014 - 1:01 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release September 15, 2014 Contact: Brett Heimburger GOED International Trade and Diplomacy Director 801-538-8651 bheimburger@utah.gov Michael Sullivan GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Delegation Embarks on Third Trade Mission to China  Business trip aims to continue expanding trade and investment between Utah and China Salt Lake City, UTAH—A team of business…


UNL economists rank states by entrepreneurship activity

September 15 2014 - 11:51 am
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Utah in the top 10.


Utah 5th Lowest “Adult Obesity in the United States”

September 15 2014 - 11:47 am
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According to the most recent data, two states have adult obesity rates above 35 percent, 20 states have rates at or above 30 percent, 43 states have rates at or above 25 percent and every state is above 20 percent. Mississippi and West Virginia have the highest rates of obesity at 35.1 percent, while Colorado…


Utah Wants Today’s Young Women to Become Tomorrow’s Aerospace Leaders

September 15 2014 - 10:39 am
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News Release For Immediate Release September 15, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Utah Wants Today’s Young Women to Become Tomorrow’s Aerospace Leaders Young Women in Aviation Day inspires females to seek aerospace education Salt Lake City, UTAH — E. Lillian Todd designed and built airplanes beginning in 1906. Helen Richey was the first female…


“Green” Metalworking Fluid Manufacturing Company to Come to Utah

September 11 2014 - 1:56 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release September 11, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Andrew Leech, CEO/President, Oemeta Inc. 201-720-2829 csrusa@oemeta.com  “Green” Metalworking Fluid Manufacturing Company to Come to Utah Oemeta, a German-based company founded in 1916, will build its first U.S. site in Utah Salt Lake City, UTAH — Together with the Governor’s…


Viracon Sees Utah’s Business Environment as a Window of Opportunity for Growth

September 11 2014 - 1:35 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release September 11, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Kevin Anez, Director of Marketing and Product Management Viracon 507-444-3490 kanez@viracon.com Viracon Sees Utah’s Business Environment as a Window of Opportunity for Growth The largest producer of architectural glass for high-rise buildings reinvests in Utah Salt Lake City, UTAH…


Tourism Bureau, festival awarded marketing funds

September 10 2014 - 1:56 pm
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The Utah Office of Tourism recently announced approved funding of more than $2.5 million in their Co-op Marketing Fund to applicants from all over the state, including the Cedar City~Brian Head Tourism Bureau.


U Engineering Climbs Again in Rankings

September 10 2014 - 1:45 pm
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The University of Utah’s College of Engineering moved up two spots to 57th place in the U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges rankings of undergraduate engineering programs.