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Local businesses cash in on NCAA tournament

Local businesses cash in on NCAA tournament By TOM HOLM tholm@postregister.com The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is big business, and Idaho Falls companies are capitalizing on it. Local flooring company United Services Inc. put together the hardwood court to be used for the Final Four competition April 1 and 3 in Glendale, Ariz., and Doug […]

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Vie Active Announces First U.S. Headquarters in Ketchum

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Vie Active Announces First U.S. Headquarters in Ketchum The company will add 43 new high-paying jobs in Blaine County   BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, December 1, 2016— Australian women’s activewear company, Vie Active, announced the creation of their first headquarters to Ketchum, Idaho. The […]

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Idaho Department of Commerce Announces Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Grant Recipients

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Department of Commerce Announces Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Grant Recipients   BOISE, Idaho—Wednesday, November 16, 2016 —The Idaho Department of Commerce is pleased to announce two Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant recipients. The Idaho Commerce IGEM funds are awarded to Idaho research […]

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Albertsons Companies Continues Expansion in Idaho

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Albertsons Companies Continues Expansion in Idaho The company is projected to bring 300 new jobs and $38 million in additional state revenue BOISE, Idaho—Friday, September 23, 2016— Albertsons Companies, LLC (Albertsons), following an extensive remodel of its corporate headquarters here, announced today that […]

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Nothing conservative about job growth

Editiorial: Nothing conservative about job growth Idaho leads the nation in year-over-year job growth, and many of those new jobs actually pay well, with good benefits. Yet one of the keys to that success story is under attack by conservative critics like the Idaho Freedom Foundation. The Tax Reimbursement Incentive is a weapon Idaho’s Department of […]

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Dow Announces Construction of New Facility in Burley

Dow Announces Agreement to Construct New STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation Manufacturing Facility MIDLAND, Mich. – July 6, 2016 – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today its plans to construct a new manufacturing facility to be located in Burley, Idaho. The new facility will be operated by Dow Building Solution (DBS), a business unit within […]

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Idaho Receives Area Development Magazine’s 11th Annual Silver Shovel Award

Idaho Receives Area Development’s Silver Shovel Award   NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Receives Area Development Magazine’s 11th Annual Silver Shovel Award BOISE, Idaho — June 7, 2016— Area Development, the leading publication covering site selection and facility planning, announced the State of Idaho as a recipient […]

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