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Around Utah

Sarah Cutler

June 1, 2012


Salt Lake City - Local Salt Lake City JAMBA JUICE franchise operators raised more than $28,000 for breast cancer awareness and support, thanks primarily to customers who supported an in-store donation program called the “Pink Whirl.”

Salt Lake City - CLEARONE expanded its interact room audio conferencing product line with the addition of the INTERACT AT-Skype, a complete audio system that brings ClearOne professional audio signal processing to any combination of unified communications, video conferencing and teleconferencing.

Salt Lake City - Utah Heritage Foundation recognized the Keyser building renovation with awards in the Stabilization, Renovation or Restoration Project categories. The annual Heritage Awards recognize projects, organizations, agencies and individuals that exemplify the highest standards within the preservation movement in a total of eight categories. The design was conceived by local firm LLOYD ARCHITECTS and carried out by EVERGREENE CONSTRUCTION.

Salt Lake City - AVANSCI BIO, a spinoff from the UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, has launched a micro-dissection cancer fighting device, the MESO-1. The device is an effective and reasonably priced method for removing tissue samples from microscope slides. The samples are used for genetic testing.

Midvale - SEE’S CANDIES relocated its Fashion Place Mall shop to The Family Center at Fort Union.

Salt Lake City - FORETELLIGENT partnered with several new marketing data source providers, including the KBM GROUP, INFOGROUP and ACXIOM. These new partnerships enhance Foretelligent’s capabilities in predicting the best customers and expected returns on sales and marketing investments.

Salt Lake City - The GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (GOED) moved its office to the Utah World Trade Center. The new upscale facilities will include a large outdoor portico and large indoor conference facilities that will provide professional and secure places where U.S. and foreign dignitaries can meet with Utah business leaders and elected officials.

West Valley City - R&O CONSTRUCTION is working on a new 125,000-square-foot MEGAPLEX THEATRE at Valley Fair Mall. The renovation project, which began in 2008, has included more than 100,000 square feet of new and remodeled space constructed at the mall. The theater is expected to be completed this November.

Salt Lake City - FIT STOP PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINIC opened its new location at 51 S. Main in Salt Lake City. The clinic is located inside THE GYM AT CITY CREEK. The new outpatient clinic will offer complete physical therapy, medical and industrial rehabilitation services.     

Riverton - PROSTOP CONVENIENCE STORES launched its third store with the grand opening of its newest location in Riverton at 1977 W. 12600 South. The store was developed in partnership between the LARRY H. MILLER GROUP OF COMPANIES and SOLUTIONS OPERATION MANAGEMENT.

Salt Lake City - KIRTON MCCONKIE recently received the Office Building Project of the Year for 2011 by the Associated General Contractors of Utah for tenant improvements on the Kirton McConkie Building located at 50 E. South Temple, on the north perimeter of City Creek Center.

Draper - CORNER BAKERY CAFÉ opened a new location in Draper at 264 E. 12300 South. This location is the first in Draper and the third in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, all owned and operated by Ron Bagley, president of Cornerstone Foods, and his partner Russ Wilcox. They have signed an agreement to open a total of eight stores by the end of 2014.

Salt Lake City - TIERONE REAL ESTATE LLC partnered with CENTURY 21 EVEREST REALTY GROUP to provide professional property management services to all Century 21 Everest’s real estate agents and their many clients throughout the Wasatch Front.

Salt Lake City - WAVELINK partnered with Casio to pre-load its Avalanche, Terminal Emulation (TE) and Industrial Browser products on Casio’s DT-X8 model hand-held warehouse device.

Draper - STORAGECRAFT TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION partnered with Intel to offer a backup and recovery (BDR) appliance, operating on the Intel Hybrid Cloud platform. StorageCraft ShadowProtect deploys from the Intel Hybrid Cloud platform to take image snapshots and then stores the image files on the BDR appliance.

Salt Lake City - DIGITAL ART ZONE launched a new 3D Model Pro Suite that is compatible with Adobe Photoshop software and is available at DAZ3D.com.

Salt Lake City - ZAGG INC introduced an updated ZAGGfolio keyboard accessory for Apple’s new iPad. The ZAGGfolio is a thin multi-function carrying case with a removable Bluetooth keyboard and provides a built-in stand to hold the new iPad in either portrait or landscape orientation.

Salt Lake City - HUNT ELECTRIC reached 2 million man-hours worked without a lost-time accident. Hunt Electric employees worked more than four consecutive years without any job-related injuries that resulted in time off. Hunt Electric was also granted this year’s Associated General Contractors of Utah’s Platinum Level Safety Award.

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