Category Archives: Industry

Idaho ranks No. 2 in tech sector growth.

BOISE, Idaho — Thanks to large employers like Micron, Idaho has the second-fastest-growing tech sector in the country behind Utah, the Idaho Business Review reports. Idaho’s tech sector grew by 6.3 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to CompTIA ...

Transystems building manufacturing facility in Rupert.

RUPERT, Idaho — Transystems LLC, a bulk commodities transportation company, has announced that it will build a new trailer manufacturing facility in southern Idaho’s City of Rupert. The company will invest over $1 million to acquire and renovate an ol ...

Solar Roadways startup shining on the City of Sandpoint.

SANDPOINT, Idaho — The City of Sandpoint will start work soon on the first public pilot project with Solar Roadways Inc., the North Idaho startup that aims to transform roads, sidewalks and parking lots into heavy-duty solar surfaces capable of generat ...

French manufacturer Materne to hire over 100 in Idaho.

NAMPA, Idaho – French agriculture manufacturer Materne, known for its popular applesauce product GoGo squeeZ, plans to hire over 100 employees between now and 2017 to work in its United States based manufacturing plant in Nampa. The company first laun ...

UiUx-Solu announces expansion in Ketchum.

BOISE, Idaho — Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter congratulated local officials and community leaders in Ketchum today on news that User Interface User Experience (UiUx-Solu) will expand its operations there. The company will lease office space in the Ketchum ...

Shoe on the right foot for Because International.

NAMPA, Idaho — An Idaho entrepreneur has developed a shoe for children in poor countries that can be adjusted to a larger size as the child grows. Kenton Lee got the idea after working with shoeless children in Kenya. He is founder and executive directo ...

Fabri-Kal bringing $50M project, jobs to Burley.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Fabri-Kal Corporation today announced the development of a new manufacturing facility in Burley, Idaho – an effort to expand the Fabri-Kal existing product offering and introduce a new, sustainable material. The facility will break ...