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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.


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…