USTAR-Supported Companies Bring Deep Tech Jobs to Utah’s Rural Economy

Brian Somers | Utah Policy - January 17, 2019

Jan 17, 2019
While Utah’s economy is booming on the Wasatch Front, the lingering effects of the Great Recession and technological changes in heavy industries, like mining, are still posing economic challenges for Utah’s rural counties. Parts of rural Utah are still struggling with net population loss, and slow, and sometimes even negative, economic growth. For example, in 2008, there were eight coal mines in Emery County; today there are just two. Daggett County, the state’s smallest county.... Read More
USTAR-Supported Companies Bring Deep Tech Jobs to Utah’s Rural Economy

New technologies and companies supported by Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) bring potential new economic growth opportunities to rural Utah.

Lee Aerospace Adds Certified Technicians in Provo

Business Air - January 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019
With the start of the New Year, Lee Aerospace announces expansion of its Part 145 capabilities and its national presence across the United States, including Provo.  As of late December, the Lee Aerospace Part 145 Repair Station, #YLR863L, has added repair capabilities to include composite repairs on specific models for the main entry door assembly of the HondaJet.  In addition to the existing certificate rating, which originally focused primarily on transparencies, Lee Aerospace is now.... Read More
Lee Aerospace Adds Certified Technicians in Provo

Lee Aerospace has added more service technicians on the West Coast. Lee now will be dispatching additional certified technicians out of Provo, Utah to cover the western regions of the United States.

Deseret Unmanned Aerial Systems Grand Opening

Salt Lake Tribune - January 5, 2019

Jan 5, 2019
Deseret Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), a nonprofit created by Box Elder and Tooele counties to support the drone industry, recently celebrated the grand opening of its headquarters. Called the Xperience Center, it features collaborative meeting spaces, real-time test flight viewing and unmanned aerial system flight simulations. The nonprofit also offers companies access to several large test ranges for drone flights. Read more.... Read More
Deseret Unmanned Aerial Systems Grand Opening

Deseret Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) recently celebrated the grand opening of its headquarters.