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Feature Story: Aiming For The Top In Utah

Dinesh Patel (center) cuts the ribbon on Blackrock Microsystems' new headquarters in Research Park on the University of Utah campus. The $12-million, 60,000-square-foot facility includes a cleanroom and incubation space for life sciences startups.

When Gov. Gary Herbert took office, he set a lofty goal of making Utah the top-performing state economy. Four years and thousands of jobs later, the Beehive state is poised to plant its flag at the summit.

BUSINESS REPORT: AeroTurbine Opens HQ In Miramar As Florida Aerospace Grows

Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope, President & CEO of Enterprise Florida.

The sunshine state is home to more than 2,000 aviation companies.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario Unveils Plans To Achieve An Energy Balance

Biomass feedstock storage silos near completion at Atikokan Generating Station. (Photo:

The Ministry of Energy has worked with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontarians and a host of others to put together its most ambitious energy plan yet.

STATE FOCUS: Business And Life Are Elevated In The Beehive State

Boeing Utah

Like the mighty Rocky Mountains looming over everything, Utah’s business environment and quality of life are reaching for the sky.

Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development Institute


In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.

Lockheed Martin Breaks Ground On New Cruise Missile Annex In Alabama

Troy Lockheed Martin

The expansion, a response to an increased demand for Lockheed Martin’s cruise missiles, is expected to increase employment by approximately 10 percent over the next few years.