News: 2019

“Employee #1” Rejoins EDCUtah to Lead Community Strategy Initiative

Alan Rindlisbacher - EDCUtah's first employee - will be rejoining the team to lead EDCUtah's Community Strategy Initiative. 

Utah Launches New Program for Tech Grads

Utah announced a new program to encourage tech grads to remain in the state after graduation. The program will forgive student debts for qualifying students. 

Utah Maintains AAA Credit Rating

All three credit rating agencies reaffirmed Utah's AAA credit rating. 

Utah's Recipe for Food and Beverage Projects

EDCUtah exhibited at NW Food Processors Expo in Portland, OR. Our presence at the show is in step with a recent trend: Food and beverage manufacturing projects are in the upswing in EDCUtah’s active project pipeline. We asked a local expert for his perspective on the industry and how Utah stacks up. 

Project AECH: Oatly to Open an Operations Hub in Utah

Oatly,  a food and beverage manufacturing company headquartered in Sweden, is opening an operations hub in Ogden, Utah.

Utah's Approach to Tech Education in the Spotlight

As more companies focus on tech education and a skilled workforce, Utah’s Pluralsight focuses on access to computer science classes.

Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant Applications Now Open

Applications for the 2019 Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant are open until February 28th. 

Fox File #84: What’s Missing?

The Fox Files is a weekly message from EDCUtah President & CEO Theresa Foxley.

Targeted Business Tax Credit Program Applications Open

The purpose of the Targeted Business Tax Credit (TBTC) program is to encourage private investment and the creation of jobs in rural Utah counties with populations less than 25,000. The application period is open from January 1 – February 1, 2019. 

Rural Initiatives to Change the Landscape of Economic Development

Passed during the 2018 Utah General Legislative Seesion and signed into law by Governor Gary R. Herbert, the Rural Online Initiative (ROI) and the Rural Economic Development Incentive (REDI) change the landscape of rural economic development for the better. 


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