News: April 2016

Vista Outdoor Hosts Utah's 2016 Outdoor "Concept to Company" Innovation Contest

CLEARFIELD, Utah, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Outdoor Inc.(NYSE: VSTO), a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets, announced today that it will host Utah's 2016 "Concept to Company" Outdoor Innovation contest po

Salt Lake County Job Growth Ranked No. 3 Among Nation's Large Counties

Salt Lake County ranked No. 3 for job growth between 2013 and 2014 among the 50 counties nationally with the most employees, a new study says. The U.S.

Utah is the Place for Bio-engineering; New Devices are Changing Lives

Blackrock Microsystems maintenance engineer Chrisman Cook puts electrode arrays underneath a microscope at the company's office in Research Park in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Chris Samuels, Deseret News

Peek to Open Regional Office in Utah

Salt Lake City—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced that Peek will open a regional office in Utah, adding up to 100 jobs.

For Skullcandy CEO Hoby Darling, Others in Tech, Park City is Where it's At

Hoby Darling, CEO of Skullcandy, says being able to offer the Park City lifestyle is a boon to tech companies here looking to hire qualified employees. He sees the area, along with the Wasatch Front, as a growing tech hub, and Skullcandy is among those leading the charge.

Entrata to Expand in Utah

Salt Lake City—Entrata and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced that the property management software company will expand in Utah, creating up to 191 jobs and $6 million in capital investment. Building New Call Center in Draper

Draper—Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, has announced that its New Jersey-based Project Management Services group has been retained to oversee the build-out of a 75,000-square-foot call center for leading e-commerce retailer

Team of University of Utah Students Creates Robotic Surgical Light

University of Utah students desplay thier Robotic Surgical Light at the Bench to Bedside competion held at the capitol rotunda.

A. Scott Anderson: Why Salt Lake's Fortunate to have Both Basketball and Symphonies

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) takes a free throw shot during an NBA regular season game against the San Antonio Spurs at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Chris Samuels, Deseret News

IM Flash Technologies Fosters Innovation in the Beehive State

"Today we have some of the most advanced technology in the world - our research and development causes physics and chemist text books to be rewritten because of what they do," said Stan Lockahrt, Manager of IM Flash Technologies.   


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