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6 10, 2016

Utah’s High West Distillery acquired in $160 million deal

2016-10-06T09:30:45+00:00 October 6th, 2016|

By Kathy Stephenson Utah's High West Distillery, which became the state's first modern-day spirit maker eight years ago, is being bought for $160 million by one of the largest alcohol beverage companies in the country. The acquisition by Constellation Brands, announced Wednesday, is expected to close by the end of October and includes High West's [...]

13 07, 2016

A high-tech mecca rises to rival Silicon Valley

2017-05-23T11:36:47+00:00 July 13th, 2016|

By Andrew Zaleski Josh James remembers it like yesterday. At a business event in Silicon Valley a decade ago, he struck up a conversation with a venture capitalist about Omniture, the web analytics company James co-founded in 1996. Today, Omniture is the quintessential start-up success story: After going public in 2006, the company was acquired [...]

23 09, 2014

Q Therapeutics Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Dr. Hunter Jackson as Independent Member

2017-05-23T11:36:49+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|

Company Also Announces Formation of Governance and NominatingCommittee and Related Appointments of Directors   Salt Lake City, UT – (Marketwired) – September 23, 2014 – Q Therapeutics, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company developing innovative cell therapy products for the treatment of debilitating diseases of the central nervous system, today announced the appointment of Hunter Jackson, [...]

22 09, 2014

Aviacode names New CEO

2017-05-23T11:36:49+00:00 September 22nd, 2014|

Originally posted on Aviacode.com | PR Aviacode, a leader in technology-enabled medical coding services, announces the promotion of current President and COO Lane Monson to the Chief Executive Officer position, effective October 1, 2014. Monson, a seasoned business executive with both domestic and international experience, joined Aviacode in July 2011. His previous roles at world-class [...]

11 09, 2014

WellDog Selected for Inaugural Oil and Gas Cleantech Challenge

2017-05-23T11:36:49+00:00 September 11th, 2014|

Originally posted on Welldog.com | PR WellDog announced it is one of twelve companies that will participate in the inaugural Oil and Gas Cleantech Challenge. A group of top oil and gas companies including ConocoPhillips, Encana and Noble Energy selected WellDog from a national pool of applicants. “ConocoPhillips is pleased to be a founding supporter [...]

8 09, 2014

Helidyne raises $1M in Series-A funding

2017-05-23T11:36:49+00:00 September 8th, 2014|

Originally posted on Helidynepower.com | PR Washington, Utah – Helidyne LLC, has raised $1 million in series-A funding from its equity partner to finance completion of its first order for off-shore power generation equipment to Pemex –the world’s 6th largest oil & gas producer. Funds will also be used to construct a permanent test stand [...]

21 08, 2014

Q Therapeutics Invited to Present at the Swedish-American Life Science Summit 2014

2017-05-23T11:36:49+00:00 August 21st, 2014|

Originally posted on QThere.com | PR Salt Lake City, UT – (Marketwired) – August 21, 2014 – Q Therapeutics, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company developing innovative cell therapy products for the treatment of debilitating diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that the Company has been invited to present at the Swedish-American Life Science [...]

21 09, 2012

Ancestry.com Gains Access to U.S. Census

2017-05-23T11:36:58+00:00 September 21st, 2012|

Ancestry.com Offers Free Access to Entire U.S. Census Record Collection and Introduces a “Time Machine” Experience 150 Years of U.S. Census records available at no cost through Labor Day; new interactive Time Machine transports users back to 1940s PROVO, UTAH – (August 29, 2012) – Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, announced today that [...]

20 09, 2012

EZ LIFT Delivers!

2017-05-23T11:36:58+00:00 September 20th, 2012|

Oh, My Aching Back! Business, Education Alliance Creates Rescue Backboard to Protect EMTs A new Utah startup company has hit a major milestone – the delivery of their first order for a product designed to protect the health of emergency medical technicians (EMTs), firefighters and other first responders. EZ Lift Rescue Systems delivered its first [...]