Press/News Category Archives: Business

Governor’s Valued Partner Awards Presented to Eight Companies

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Governor’s Valued Partner Awards Presented to Eight Companies Awards were presented at the Paris Air Show in France BOISE, Idaho—Friday, June 23, 2017—While attending the 2017 Paris Air Show in France, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter presented eight Governor’s Valued Partner Awards to businesses

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Idaho Delegation to Attend the International Paris Air Show

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Delegation to Attend the International Paris Air Show The air show will take place in France, June 19-25 BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, June 8, 2017— An Idaho delegation led by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter will travel to France for the International Paris Air Show,

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Technology Company Jelli Expands Operations in Downtown Boise

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release   Technology Company Jelli Expands Operations in Downtown Boise New office brings digital technology career opportunities to the Treasure Valley   BOISE, Idaho—Wednesday, June 7, 2017— Jelli, a technology firm based in San Mateo, announced the significant expansion of its customer success and marketing operations located in its new downtown

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Japan-Based Sakae Casting to Open Office in Idaho Falls

CONTACT: Jan Rogers                  208-320-2136 JAPAN-BASED SAKAE CASTING TO OPEN OFFICE IN IDAHO FALLS Aluminum Casting Company Announces First U.S. Location in Eastern Idaho       IDAHO FALLS, ID – April 6, 2017 — Japan-based Sakae Casting today celebrated the grand opening of their first U.S. location

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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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Clif Bar & Company Receives 2017 Climate Leadership Award for Supply Chain Efforts From the U.S. EPA

EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clif Bar & Company today received a prestigious award in Supply Chain Leadership from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes organizations that demonstrate leadership in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in internal operations and throughout the supply chain, as well as integrating climate resilience into their operating strategies. Read

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Idaho researchers program drones to find virus-infected potatoes

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) – Researchers at Idaho State University have programmed drones to be able to identify a potato-infecting virus. News sources report that researchers say they’ve been able to find individual plants infected with potato virus Y, commonly called PVY, with 90 percent accuracy using cameras mounted on drones. Full article here.

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National Guard contributes to defense, Idaho economy

BY DICK GARDNER There is a hidden giant in the Idaho economy, whose story deserves to be told. Its name is the Idaho National Guard. Most folks associate the Guard with the many deployments that are part of Idaho’s contribution to national security. Or they may think of the Idaho National Guard responding to emergencies

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