Category Archives: Other State News

GPEC realizes record-breaking year, attracts 6,200 jobs.

PHOENIX – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) helped locate and expand 32 companies throughout its 22 member communities last fiscal year which ended June 30. As those companies add more than 6,200 jobs throughout the Valley, they will generate ...

Sunburst Sensors wins Wendy Schmidt Ocean Xprize.

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Missoula chemical and mechanical engineering startup Sunburst Sensors celebrated a victory, winning the coveted Wendy Schmidt Ocean Xprize. The small team won prizes totaling $3.5 million for its ocean pH and other chemical ba ...

Osprey Imaging flies high with innovative drones.

GREENWICH, Conn. – Founded 18 months ago, Osprey Imaging, an aerial drone photography and cinematography business, has grown exponentially, according to William Granruth, the company’s president. The Federal Aviation Administration has recently l ...

Indianapolis named an up-and-coming tech city.

INDIANAPOLIS — According to a new study by employment website ZipRecruiter.com, Indianapolis is one of the nation’s up-and-coming tech cities. The Indianapolis and Carmel areas were ranked sixth on the list based on their many nearby universities ...

Two moms expand Zaniac Greenwich STEM programs.

NEW YORK CITY — Two moms who launched Zaniac Greenwich 18 months ago plan to expand to 10 campuses in New York City. Zaniac is a national STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) franchise designed from the ground up to prioritize fun, to active ...

Stefanini expansion adding 400 IT jobs in Atlanta.

ATLANTA—Stefanini, a global information technology service provider based in São Paulo, Brazil, will create expand its Atlanta office and add 400 jobs by the end of 2016, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development ( ...

Hughes Network Systems named top workplace.

GERMANTOWN, Md. — Hughes Network Systems, based in Maryland, has been named among the top workplaces in the Greater Washington, D.C., area for the 16th straight year. The designation was given to Hughes by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. Hughes i ...

Nashville technology job openings outpace supply.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The number of Nashville technology job openings is nearly double the number of people receiving credentials in IT-related fields. A recent study from the Nashville Technology Council says the total number of job openings in the metro ...

Arizona Solar jobs and industry shining bright.

ARIZONA – With more than 9,100 solar workers, Arizona ranks third in the nation in solar jobs. The Solar Foundation released its Arizona Solar Jobs Census 2014 last week, and the Arizona solar industry added 612 new solar jobs, growing by seven percent ...

Utah among top 10 states for STEM jobs.

UTAH – In order to help STEM professionals find the best locations for jobs in their fields, WalletHub decided to survey the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the various U.S. states, focusing on 11 key metrics. Utah came in among th ...