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Roof of Davis County Potato Chip Factory Catches Fire

CLEARFIELD, Utah — A fire broke out on the roof of a factory building in Clearfield Friday afternoon, but only appeared to damage the exterior. The North Davis Fire District received the call around 2:30 p.m. and responded to building M-7 at the Freeport Center,...

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New Utah Manufacturing Modernization Grant Announced

To help Utah’s manufacturing industry, the state has designated $10 million for a new Manufacturing Modernization Grant. The program incentivizes Utah businesses to modernize, establish, relocate, retain, or develop manufacturing in the state. The grant aims to update...

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Campbell Scientific Adding to It Logan Facility

Today, the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity (Go Utah) awarded Campbell Scientific, Inc. a temporary, marginal tax reduction for its expansion in rural Utah. As part of the agreement, Campbell Scientific plans to bring up to 268 new high-paying jobs and...

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Utah MEP news

Press Release: 2021 Utah-MEP Economic Impact Report

According to a new report, manufacturing, the single largest private sector component of Utah's Economy, saw robust growth in 2021. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Utah-MEP) supply chain disruption, Utah's small and mid-size manufacturers have continued to...

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Utah-MEP Economic Impact Report 2021

The Utah-MEP is the premier source for assessing needs and providing solutions available through public and private resources. We live and work in communities across the state. Our primary focus is to help Utah’s industry thrive.

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Utah Delegation Returns from the Dubai Airshow

 Returning to Dubai for the second time this year, a delegation of Utah businesses—this time representing the state’s aerospace and defense industry—exhibited at the Dubai Airshow on Nov. 14–18, 2021. After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, excitement filled...

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