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Utah Among Top 10 for Tech-Driven Manufacturing

Taylor Girardi-Schachter | Global Trade Magazine - May 01, 2019

There are few phrases that give workers pause like “tech-driven manufacturing.” After all, with wild doomsday scenarios like robots taking all the jobs, it’s easy to see this emerging field as a bad thing. But tech-driven manufacturing is anything but bad—it’s actually quite positive—and not just for workers, but for...

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Utah Needs More Qualified Workers to Continue Economic Expansion

Deseret News - April 26, 2019

An article in the Jan. 18 edition of The Wall Street Journal highlighted how Utah’s labor force growth is fueling economic expansion. The article mentioned, “Utah has had the fastest growing labor force of any U.S. state since January 2010.” According to the piece, Utah’s labor force has grown an...

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National News

National News

Utah Among Top 10 for Tech-Driven Manufacturing

Taylor Girardi-Schachter | Global Trade Magazine - May 01, 2019

There are few phrases that give workers pause like “tech-driven manufacturing.” After all, with wild doomsday scenarios like robots taking all the jobs, it’s easy to see this emerging field as a bad thing. But tech-driven manufacturing is anything but bad—it’s actually quite positive—and not just for workers, but for...

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DPS Skis Partners with World Renowned Freeskier Dash Longe

SNews - December 19, 2018

Utah's DPS Skis, makers of the world’s most advanced carbon fiber skis, and celebrated freeskier Dash Longe are proud to announce a multi-year partnership. Well-known for his smooth style, big airs and effortless on-snow creativity, Longe will lend his vision to help direct DPS’ new athlete-inspired Koala ski as well...

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UAMMI Press

UAMMI Press

Replica Titanium Spike 3D-Printed for 150th Golden Spike Anniversary

UAMMI Press - May 10, 2019

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_tZQvLZkIc[/embed] The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI), Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCU), and Parker Aerospace in Ogden, Utah unveiled the creation of a titanium 3D-printed replica spike in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the joining of the Transcontinental Railroad.  The spike will be on display during...

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UAMMI Receives Federal Funds to Grow Utah's Advanced Materials Cluster

UAMMI Press - April 16, 2019

April 15, 2019 – Salt Lake City, UT.  The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced that it has awarded the Utah Advanced Material & Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI) federal funds to grow the advanced materials industry cluster in Utah.  UAMMI was one of seven national organizations to receive the award from...

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Executive Director's Message

Executive Director's Message

Director's Message May 2019 - Utah's Small Business Success

May 10, 2019

As this week draws to a close, it brings an end to another successful National Small Business Week celebration across the country.   For more than 50 years, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs...

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Director's Message Jan 2019 - New Program for Industry Startups

UAMMI Press - January 27, 2019

It’s no secret to the outside world that Utah is a great place to do business. Among the many accolades Utah has been recognized for in recent years, the Forbes rankings continue to stand out. Forbes has ranked Utah the “Best State for Business” eight of the last nine years...

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Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight - Ottobock

ABC4Utah - May 10, 2019

Born out of a need to support world war one veterans, Ottobock is a global company with research, design and manufacturing teams based in the beehive state. “We are the world leaders in external prosthetics. We make prosthetics, orthotic and mobility equipment,” says Dave Wall, Chief Operating Officer of Ottobock’s...

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Company Spotlight - Electrafly

AOPA - December 19, 2018

A small band of innovators from Utah is developing a new take on a personal flying machine- so new it has never before been seen outside of its creator’s shop until now. The prototype sat at the far end of the exhibit hall at InterDrone, billed as North America’s biggest...

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New Product Releases

New Product Releases

Christensen Arms Announces New Carbon-Fiber Firearm

Christensen Arms Press - January 05, 2019

Christensen Arms recently unveiled their new Traverse carbon-fiber firearm.  It elevates their backcountry rifle offerings with time-honored styling and the performance you would expect from Christensen Arms. Designed to be lightweight from the inside out—this firearm takes full advantage of our expertise in carbon fiber and premium materials. Read more.....

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AnalySwift Launches Academic Partner Program

Analyswift Press - January 03, 2019

AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today the launch of its Academic Partner Program, through which it offers universities no-cost licenses for academic research. “We have always been close to the academic community, where both the SwiftComp and VABS software...

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