Tuesday, August 9, 2016 EDCUtahIn 2015, the Utah Foundation in conjunction with EDCUtah, reached out to Utah companies who also have a presence in other states to discover the differences between employees at their various locations. The companies were asked to rank employees from each of their locations utilizing a number of metrics, including the productivity, education, and turnover of these employees. In December 2015, the Utah Foundation published their findings in a research report: “Is this the Place?”
Tuesday, August 9, 2016Hunt Electric Inc. is proud to announce that the strategic partnership with Brahma Group, as Brahma Hunt, has earned the combined team with recognition as the #1 Commercial Solar Contractor in Utah and #2 in the United States.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 EDCUtahIt's dynamic…It's mobile-friendly…It's full of content…It's EDCUtah's new website. "We hope the new site will be a terrific resource for our investors as well as our clients," says Stephanie Frohman, EDCUtah's director of global strategy and outreach.
Monday, August 1, 2016With Duncan Aviation's announcement last week that it will add 700 jobs and make a $50 million capital investment in its current Provo operations, EDCUtah capped one of the longest running projects in its history. "The project, which began more than a decade ago, is a case study in collaboration between government leaders on many levels and economic developers, overcoming obstacles and building relationships for the long term," says EDCUtah President and CEO Jeff Edwards.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Deseret NewsUtah is frequently recognized as the nation’s best state for business and having the best economy. Accolades recently came from CNBC, the most-watched business network in the world. In reporting its annual “best state for business” scorecard, CNBC said, “Utah blows by the competition,” well ahead of Texas, Colorado, Minnesota and North Carolina, which rounded out the top five states for business.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 EDCUtahUtah spans more than 82,190 square miles and has a population of roughly three million. In contrast, greater Sacramento has a population of about 2.5 million in just under 7,500 square miles. At first glance Utah may seem to lack population density, but if you look closer that isn’t the case.
Monday, July 25, 2016 EDCUtahEDCUtah attended the AUVSI Automated Vehicle Symposium July 20th in San Francisco. The show was composed of over 30 vendors and 1,100 attendes from companies like Ford, General Motors, Toyota, and Hyundai. Discussions and breakout sessions were centered around the rapidly growing driverless and automated vehicle industry.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 PWCThis is the third consecutive year of this analysis and we continue to refine our methodology to provide the most meaningful comparison of states and countries regarding the manufacturing environment for aerospace companies.