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Composite Supply Chain Reinforces Utah’s Economic Prosperity

April 23 2014 - 2:51 pm
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Composite structures are not new in history nor are they new to Utah. Those in the know are aware that Utah has a burgeoning advanced composite industry that has attracted some of the most well respected firms in the country.  


GOED Deputy Director Named President-Elect of APTAC

April 21 2014 - 3:25 pm
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News Release April 21, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov GOED Deputy Director Named President-Elect of APTAC Chuck Spence is now APTAC’s spokesperson for the association with the Defense Logistics Agency Salt Lake City, UTAH — With the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED) Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) breaking contract…


Sandeep Sharma Recognized by SBA as Utah’s Small Business Person of the Year

April 17 2014 - 3:39 pm
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News Release For Immediate Release April 17, 2014 Contact: Michael Sullivan, GOED Communications Director 801-538-8811 mgsullivan@utah.gov Sandeep Sharma Recognized by SBA as Utah’s Small Business Person of the Year The Small Business Administration honors the nation’s top small businesses for 2014 Salt Lake City, UTAH — Sandeep Sharma, president and CEO of Global Consulting International…


Utah’s rich fossil record featured in National Geographic

April 17 2014 - 3:22 pm
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Most everyone is familiar with Utah’s Life Elevated campaign, but perhaps it is time for a change. How about Laramidia Life Elevated? That was the suggestion from Vicki Varela, managing director of the Utah Office of Tourism, during a news conference Thursday at the Natural History Museum of Utah.


The Export Economy of Salt Lake City

April 17 2014 - 2:34 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY— If you drive out of downtown Salt Lake City and travel southwest for about 20 minutes past subdivisions and strip malls, you’ll eventually notice a massive open-pit copper mine in the distance, set against the backdrop of Utah’s snow-capped mountains and brilliant blue sky.


ATK Announces $178 Million Contract Award from United Launch Alliance to Build Composite Launch Vehicle Structures

April 16 2014 - 3:27 pm
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ARLINGTON, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK) has reached agreement on a $178 million contract award as part of the Air Force’s Phase 1 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) buy from United Launch Alliance (ULA). The order value includes hardware for both of the current United States Air Force EELV launch vehicles,…


Mexico Trade Mission ‘Olé’

April 16 2014 - 2:54 pm
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“Utah and Mexico have a rich history of economic trade,” Gov. Herbert told a gathering of reporters from the major Mexican media. “We can maximize the expertise and business opportunities we have in common and explore new ones. There is room to deepen that relationship to benefit both economies.”


Utah #1 for Economic Outlook and #2 for Economic Performance.

April 16 2014 - 8:33 am
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2014 Economic Outlook Rank: #1 Utah #2 South Dakota #3 Indiana #4 North Dakota #5 Idaho


Utah Has Nation’s Best Economic Outlook, Rich States, Poor States Says

April 15 2014 - 2:40 pm
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For the seventh consecutive year, Utah has been ranked as the state with the best economic outlook by the authors of Rich States, Poor States, published by the American Legislative Exchange Council. New York was ranked 50th, or worst in the nation for economic outlook.


Gov. Herbert: Utah’s Great Secret is in the Fundamentals

April 14 2014 - 2:14 pm
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What is it about Utah and its economic success? How is it that the Beehive State has the second fastest growing economy and the fourth most diverse economy in the country? Is there a great secret?