March 1, 2012

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March 1, 2012


Salt Lake City - AIR TERMINAL GIFTS launched two new online retail stores, Enjoy Zeta and Enjoy Karma. The online clothing boutiques feature women’s fashion apparel, jewelry and accessories handpicked by the company’s buying team, which travels the country seeking out unique and affordable fashions.

Salt Lake City - ALPHAGRAPHICS, INC. was acquired by an affiliate of Maryland-based private equity fund Blackstreet Capital Partners II. AlphaGraphics business centers offer a complete range of print, visual communications, and marketing products and solutions, including full-service digital, offset and large-format printing; design services; mailing and one-to-one marketing services; promotional products and digital archiving.

Salt Lake City - OUTDOOR RETAILER and MALAKYE.COM hosted the first “ShmoozaPalooza,” an open-to-the-public Winter Market job fair. The one-day event connected hopeful outdoor industry job seekers with a range of premier outdoor apparel, accessory and retail businesses, all with active job openings.

South Jordan - WAVELINK CORPORATION launched its Wavelink Terminal Emulation, a software that extends mission-critical, host-based applications to mobile workers. The company also released Avalanche SmartDevice Server 2.0, which adds new features for managing smartphones and tablets. This new release adds support for iOS 5, which runs on devices including the iPhone 4S.

Salt Lake City - WISAN, SMITH, RACKER, & PRESCOTT, LLP relocated its offices to 155 N. 400 West, Ste. 400, in the historic Salt Lake Hardware Building. Originally constructed in 1909, the building was renovated 15 years ago.

Salt Lake City - PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. created a new enterprise risk management group to ensure the company has the appropriate monitoring and evaluation policies through the entire loan origination process.

Midvale - EREPLACEMENTPARTS.COM expanded with a move to a new facility located at 7036 S. 185 West. The move quadrupled’s distribution facility size to 114,364 square feet.

Salt Lake City - TMC chose the ALLEGIANCE Engage Voice of Customer (VOC) Platform for a Customer Interaction Solutions 2011 Product of the Year Award. Allegiance was selected due to its innovative approach to delivering products and solutions that enable businesses to be more attentive to their customers.

Sandy - BANK OF UTAH opened its newest mortgage office in the Sandy Realtor Building, 230 W. Towne Ridge Parkway, Ste. 520. The branch will house a team of nine experienced loan officers and support staff and will provide a variety of residential mortgage loan services for the surrounding area.

Salt Lake City - RANCHO MARKETS opened its seventh Utah location at 3300 S. 900 East. The new 42,000-square-foot store caters to all shoppers and embraces a Latin flare. The store features Tabascos, a full service restaurant, and a 48-foot bakery with items made from scratch daily.

South Jordan - ROSEMAN UNIVERSITY’s new COLLEGE OF DENTAL MEDICINE opened an emergency dental services clinic. Services offered include examinations, dental X-rays, extractions, preventive services, root canals and dental fillings.

Salt Lake City - GROW UTAH VENTURES expanded its services to entrepreneurs by taking over the popular CrowdPitch and SpeedPitch events that were previously conducted by LENDIO (formerly known as Funding Universe).

Salt Lake City - STACKABLE.COM now offers VPS services. Developers who prefer more hands-on control over their own server and software can now develop their projects on Stackable.

Salt Lake City - CLEARLINK opened its second location on the border of Orem and Provo. The new location will bring at least 150 new jobs to Utah County. 

Salt Lake City - BHB CONSULTING ENGINEERS has been awarded the SMPS Utah 2011 Marketing Communications Award: Best Campaign. This award spotlights BHB for its monthly email campaign, “Structural 2 Cents,” which shares structural engineering tips with current and prospective clients.

Draper - BODYGUARDZ unveiled the next generation in device protectors with its re-engineered UltraTough Clear film. The enhanced material, which was exclusively developed for BodyGuardz, is treated with an antimicrobial to protect the film from microbial growth. Additionally, the film offers distortion-free viewing and is more lustrous than competitor films.

Salt Lake City - SALT LAKE RUNNING COMPANY was recognized as one of “The 50 Best Running Stores in America” by a panel of industry experts for its outstanding service, product knowledge and merchandising.

Salt Lake City - PEBBLES AND TWIGS FURNITURE CONSIGNMENT opened a new location at 150 S. State Street. The consignment store carries furniture and accessories that fulfill the demand to furnish newer, upscale homes.

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