Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Jordan king during trade mission

Amy Joi O'Donoghue | KSL - October 24, 2017

Oct 24, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert met with Jordan's King Abdullah II on Sunday and will visit this week with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of a seven-day trade mission in the Middle East. Utah businesses export computers and other electronics, as well as machinery, transportation equipment, chemicals and fabricated metal products to those countries. The United States has a Fair Trade Agreement with Jordan and Israel, both of which have strong.... Read More
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert meets with Jordan king during trade mission

"These trade missions allow us to explore beyond our boundaries and to create new economic opportunities for the state of Utah," said Ben Hart, deputy director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Ogden-Weber Tech opens new training facility for composites building, testing

Anna Burleson | Standard Examiner - October 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017
OGDEN — Ogden-Weber Technical College has opened a new building in an effort to serve the growing industry need for skilled workers. With a $6.5 million legislative appropriation, the school was able to renovate a 43,000-square-foot bay in the Business Depot Ogden. The new space houses the composites program and the nondestructive inspection program. The goal is to give students adequate space to learn and broaden the pipeline to employment, Roger Snow, vice president of Instructional Services, said.... Read More
Ogden-Weber Tech opens new training facility for composites building, testing

The new space houses the composites program and the nondestructive inspection program.

Paving the Way for High School Students Across America Through Advanced Manufacturing

Kimberly Carlile | Salt Lake Tribune - October 7, 2017

Oct 7, 2017
(For the Salt Lake Tribune. Kimberlee Carlile is the Director of Industry and Talent Initiatives in the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development) These days, the talk of the job market is all about advanced manufacturing. One may ask, how do prospective employees break into this field? In addition, what kinds of skills do they need to take advantage of this rapidly evolving and exciting area of expertise? Thankfully, legislation working its way through Congress.... Read More
Paving the Way for High School Students Across America Through Advanced Manufacturing

These days, the talk of the job market is all about advanced manufacturing.