Category Archives: Other State News

American Biotech Labs chosen for Best of State award.

ALPINE, Utah – For the fourth time in almost a decade, the independent judges for Utah’s Best of State  program have selected American Biotech Labs as the top company in Utah in the category of Medical Innovation. American Biotech Labs LLC ...

Utah ranks 3rd in CNBC’s 2015 Top States.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Utah has persistently been rated as being among the top economies in the nation. The state’s consistent high rankings have been emphasized in CNBC’s recently released 2015 Top States ranking, once again taking the ...

PTAC, Northrop Grumman hold business outreach event.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A small business outreach event was recently held by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Northrop Grumman Corporation. The event took place at the Northfront Business Resource Center at Davis Applied Techno ...

Utah sends group on trade mission to Europe.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A group of business executives and government officials, including Gov. Gary R. Herbert, has gone to Amsterdam on a Western European trade mission directed by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED). “More ...

Utah’s economic development among the best.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah remains one of the foremost states when it comes to encouraging and sustaining private sector economic development. The state has been awarded Area Development magazine’s Silver Shovel award for the fourth time in the ...

Census shows population, housing on the rise.

SALT LAKE CITY – The population of Utah grew by over 40,000 people — a total of almost 1.4 percent — from July 2013 to July 2014, with a five-year growth rate ranked fourth in the nation, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Burea ...

Salt Lake City one of best cities for jobs.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – According to CBS News, Salt Lake City is one of the nine best cities in the country when it comes to jobs. Utah’s largest city serves as the base for a number of big companies, including Zions Bank and Questar, but it has a ...

Upward mobility at its height in Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Upward mobility for low-income children in Utah is among the best in the nation, new findings from The Equal Opportunity Project at Harvard University revealed. Two rural Utah counties are among the top 1 percent when it com ...

STEM Innovation Awards honors chosen leaders.

SALT LAKE CITY – The first STEM Innovation Awards from the STEM Action Center, in its partnership with Utah Technology Council, were held April 30 at their yearly Utah Innovation Awards luncheon. The STEM Innovation Awards are a chance to acknowl ...

Landmark Home Warranty wins Best of State.

SALT LAKE CITY – Best of State has declared Landmark Home Warranty the winner of its 2015 Best of State medal for Home and Appliances Services in Utah. Landmark demonstrated its merit in the home warranty industry by offering award-winning cust ...

Davis County B2B Expo brings companies together.

LAYTON, Utah – Local businesses assembled Wednesday to take part in the 8th annual Davis Chamber of Commerce B2B Expo in Layton. Angie Osguthorpe, Chamber president, said the expo serves to help Davis County businesses connect and hopefully colla ...

Forbes’ top 500 companies includes five in Utah.

UTAH – Among Forbes’ top 500 big companies to work for nationwide, five Utah-based companies were ranked on the list, with one making it into the publication’s top 25. Intermountain Healthcare was the representative of the Beehive State in the top ...

Brookings report, Utah workforce set growth benchmarks.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s one-of-a-kind collusion of education, private industry, workforce development and government has yet again been acknowledged by a third party organization. Now the Brookings Institute has proclaimed in its new ranking ...