News: 2017

Utah's Need For Engineers

Supply of engineers in Utah's workforce begins to catch up with demand. (3 min. read)

Ben Hart Named GOED Deputy Director

In his new role, Hart will oversee corporate recruitment and international trade, along with several additional programs. (2 min. read)

The Economic Impact of Solar; Utah Ranks 6th in the Nation

The solar industry in Utah is growing rapidly, including a 65% increase in state's solar workforce. (3 min. read)

Utah Ranks #7 Best State by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released their 2016 Best States report and Utah was ranked #7. (1 min. read)

Americold Breaks Ground on Clearfield, Utah Expansion

EDCUtah CEO Theresa Foxley participated in a groundbreaking for Americold. EDCUtah, along with Clearfield City, assisted Americold through their decision to expand in Utah. (3 min. read)

Research Weekly – Attracting Transportation and Distribution Facilities

What does it take to attract a transportation or distribution facility? Access to transportation, quality of roads, and absence of perpetually congested areas are all important factors. (3 min read)

2017 Business Expansion and Legislative Update

EDCUtah partnered with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to host a dinner for members of the Utah State Legislature featuring past EDCUtah and GOED projects about why they choose Utah and what they love about doing business in the beehive state. (Video, 3 min.)

The Best (and Worst) States for Business

Utah is this year’s best state for business. The state’s labor market and regulatory climate are particularly business friendly compared to other states.

Sweden, Germany or USA? Packsize Selects Utah for International Headquarters

Packsize is a pioneer in “on-demand packaging systems,” a technology that allows companies to create custom boxes for their products, reducing packaging volume by about 40 percent.

Event Summary - SIA Snow Show

Utah was well represented at the Snowsports Industries America (SIA) Snow Show in Denver, Colorado which provided great potential for growth in Utah’s outdoor products industry.


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