Wednesday, June 10, 2020Twenty-five years ago, after an exhaustive search of western United States cities, Robinson Fans, headquartered in Zelienople, PA, selected a Salt Lake City location. The company established operations in a 100,000 square-foot industrial facility, hired some welders and steel fabricators and quietly went to work. Alan Rindlisbacher checks in with them.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020The Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) are pleased to announce that GearLaunch has relocated its headquarters to Salt Lake City, bringing 15 new creative, technical, and management jobs to Utah.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020In what seems a lifetime ago, on March 18, the FDIC approved Square, Inc. to open an industrial bank in Utah. The significance of this may have been missed in light of other news. We recently caught up with Frank Pignanelli, executive director of the NAIB, to give us the national context and what the approval may mean for Utah’s financial services sector.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020Rusty Hughes is interim director of St. George Area Economic Development, a public/private partnership created to direct the economic development of Washington County and its cities. We caught up with her to find out more about her economic development goals and principles, and the strengths of and challenges for the region’s economy.
Friday, May 22, 2020We caught up with three local economic development leaders to learn about two newly launched and collaboratively developed consumer confidence and awareness campaigns – Kane County’s “Above and Beyond” and San Juan County’s “The San Juan Strong Promise.”
Tuesday, May 19, 2020R&O Construction, a long-time EDCUtah investor, celebrates its 40-year anniversary this year. With about 180 employees across its offices in Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Las Vegas the company works on projects ranging from retail to multifamily and even industrial construction. We caught up with the company’s second-generation CEO, Slade Opheikens, to learn more about their company and how they’re adapting in the age of COVID-19.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020Every year we celebrate the people and organizations that have made an impact on the economic landscape of Utah with the EDCUtah Economic Development Awards.