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Monday, January 29, 2018

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Intermountain leading effort to fix drug problem
By John RogersFour major U.S. hospital systems — led by Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare — are planning to launch a nonprofit company to produce generic drugs in what the organization characterizes as a bid to fix a situation where soaring prices and drug shortag...


Summit makes history with largest Utah tech crowd ever
By Brice WallacePeople involved in Silicon Slopes are known for their big ideas and supreme confidence — some might say hubris — but the turnout for the organization’s recent Tech Summit in Salt Lake City left them expressing a combination of pride and shock.{mp...


Unemployment matches lowest rate in December
Utah’s jobless rate dropped by one-tenth of a percentage point in December, matching its low point of 3.1 percent, achieved in March and April of last year. That means that 49,700 Utahns were actively seeking a job in December, according to the Department of Workforce Servi...


Women Tech Council recognizes firms that have glass ceiling-breaking cultures
Forty-four Utah technology companies have been recognized for “creating and enacting practices and cultures that remove the glass ceiling” for women in tech.The Women Tech Council said its 2018 Shatter List represents the first research of the technology industry to r...


Ishaq named CEO at Modere
Modere, a producer and marketer of dietary supplements and household and personal-care products, has announced that Asma Ishaq, president of the company’s Collagen Sciences division and its chief industry relations officer, will become CEO of the company. She succeeds&...


Candlelight Homes acquired
The homebuilding operations of Utah’s Candlelight Homes, based in South Jordan, have been purchased by CalAtlantic Homes. The acquisition includes 2,500 homesites in 19 communities, 10 of which are actively selling. The balance of the communities are expected to open in 201...


Tribune gambling on subscribers' ability to 'stomach' new online charge
By Brice WallaceLike many newspapers beset with financial struggles, Utah’s largest daily is joining the ranks of publications putting up a digital paywall.Jennifer Napier-Pearce, editor of The Salt Lake Tribune, told a Salt Lake City crowd recently that the Trib will begin...


Warner adds Sprinter van dealership in SLC
Salt Lake City’s Warner Truck Center has added a new Sprinter van dealership to its commercial transportation offerings. Warner Vans of Utah is a new, 18,000-square-foot dealership at the site of the company’s other dealerships and is the only stand-alone Sprinter fac...


Gens to head Springville interconnectivity developer
Springville-based ATL Technology has announced that David Gens has been appointed president and chief operations officer for the custom hardware interconnection products developer. The company also said that Brad Brown will remain chairman of the board and CEO.{mprestri...


Pathways aims to keep industry strong
Utah state government and an industry association have joined to create an IT Pathways program designed to meet workforce needs and keep the state’s tech industry humming.At the recent Silicon Slopes Tech Summit, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) an...


Kramer buys Kelle Transport, changes name, appoints prez
A Salt Lake City-based temperature-controlled trucking company has undergone some major changes, including new ownership, a name change and the appointment of a new president. Kelle’s Transport Service is now Soar Transport Group following the purchase of controlling intere...


Survey: Investors staying mostly bullish
Investors continue to be predominately bullish or very bullish on market performance, according to the latest quarterly survey of independent investors from Sandy-based Ally Invest Advisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ally Invest Group Inc., the brokerage and wealth management&...


Calendar

Calendar listings are provided as a free service to our readers. Information about upcoming events may be sent to brice@slenterprise.com. The submission deadline is one week before publication.

Wasatch Choice 2050 and Mayor’s Metro Solutions - January 23
Presented by Salt Lake County Regional Development, Wasatch Front Regional Council, the University of Utah’s Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, Envision Utah, and the Mountainland Association of Governments. The combined event brings together stakeholders from across the region to discuss how to increase access to jobs and educational opportunities through the development of the WC2050 Preferred Scenario. Keynote speakers are Bruce J. Katz and Jeremy Nowak, co-authors of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism. Location is Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City. Registration can be completed at http://www.Eventbrite.com.

2018 Winter Innovation Summit - January 24
A Sorenson Impact Center cross-industry event focused on social impact, innovation and investing. Location is the University of Utah, 1375 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City. Cost is $527. Details are at https://sorensonimpact.com/winter-innovation-summit-2018/.

Business Awards Banquet - January 26
A Davis Chamber of Commerce event. Location is the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 W., Layton. Cost is $75. Details are at http://www.davischamberofcommerce.com.

Fifth Annual Utah STEM Expo - January 27
Hosted and organized by charter school Beehive Science and Technology Academy and featuring Utah middle school, high school and college/university students showcasing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects. Location is Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. Free and open to the public. Details are at www.utahstemexpo.org.

 

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