• Idaho Wins a Golden Shovel Award


    Idaho Wins a Golden Shovel Award

    No matter where you start, we’re here to help. For the first time, the state of Idaho was awarded the 2023 Golden Shovel Award by Area Development Magazine, and Micron Technology’s recent expansion in Boise was named one of the 2022 Manufacturing Projects of the Year. Area Development’s annual Shovel Awards recognize states for their achievements in attracting…

  • Success Story: GoGo SqueeZ

    Success Story: GoGo SqueeZ

    GoGo SqueeZ has a long history in Idaho, establishing its second domestic plant in Nampa more than eight years ago. The company, which is the flagship brand of Materne North America, produces squeezable fruit-based snacks. It has grown to operate 10 production lines and recently announced a new building expansion. The building will be more…

  • Success Story: Hempitecture

    Success Story: Hempitecture

    Since receiving not one, but two IGEM grants, the University of Idaho (UI) and industry partner Hempitecture have hit many milestones over the last year. Hempitecture manufactures plant-based building materials utilizing the husk of hemp stalks to produce building products such as HempWool. Since receiving the initial $206,624 grant award, the focus of the university’s…