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We are excited to announce that after 26 years in Southern California, U.S. Optics will officially be relocating to beautiful Kalispell, Montana.:


As a part of the recent acquisition, the DRSG/U.S. Optics https://www.usoptics.com/ team have been making many positive changes to production, quality, warranty process and more. It is important to us ...


Senator Tester talks technology with Bozeman business leaders. He hears about the need for rural education improvement. :


A group of high-tech business owners joined Montana Sen. Jon Tester on Thursday at the Bozeman Public Library to discuss how the state could continue to attract and retain high-paying jobs for the state. The ...


Boeing Helena celebrates major expansion at production facility:


State and local leaders joined workers at Boeing's fabrication facility in Helena Thursday morning to celebrate a major expansion. "These are momentous events for all of us who are partnered up around ...


Missoula, Montana's Clearas Water Recovery is # 791 in the 2017 Inc. 5000 :


Full Story: https://www.inc.com/profile/clearas-water-recovery Clearas Advanced Biological Nutrient Recovery (ABNR™) system is a controlled and continuous flow environment that leverages ...


Save a cow and eat a cricket! How crickets can be a healthy substitute:


Save a cow and eat a Cowboy Cricket! That's the slogan for Montana's first and only edible insect farm, Cowboy Cricket Farms https://cowboycrickets.com/ . Recently, Cowboy Cricket Farms received a grant ...


Your Guide to Montana's Farmer's Markets:


Farmer's markets play a valuable role in promoting healthy communities in Montana. While shoppers enjoy the freshness and taste of locally grown foods, and vendors capture more of the value of their products ...


Welcome to Montana Internet - We are bringing the Fiber Revolution to Montana:


We https://www.mt.net/ are a premium internet service provider to the Greater Helena, Great Falls, and Lewistown areas, including such communities as Boulder, Townsend, and Ulm. We also provide DSL service ...


News and Events for Montana Manufacturers - Montana Manufacturing Extension Center - August 2017:


Got automation? The Cybersecurity Risk To Small-To Medium Sized Businesses News of Interest: Felco offers new custom laser cutting services MMEC announces collaboration to assist ...


Montana Food Show on Oct. 10 in Bozeman - We're all booked up for vendors, but we're looking for buyers to join us!:


Join us for the first annual Montana Food Show! This tradeshow will provide opportunities for food buyers and food producers to connect and find ways to get more Montana foods on Montana plates. ...


New economic numbers underscore need for Montana Office of Outdoor Recreation:


As the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) recently confirmed, outdoor recreation is not only intrinsic to our way of life in Montana, it is now the largest sector of Montana's economy. According to ...


Missoula, Montana-based ATG hires 100th employee, reaches $18M in economic input:


The employees at Advanced Technology Group https://atginfo.com/ in Missoula planned to celebrate when the staff grew to 25, but they were too busy to acknowledge the milestone. They tried again at 50 ...


Montana Made: 504 Square Feet puts a different spin on pottery:


"We decided to focus on Montana pride pottery because we love the area so much," said Kramer. "Montana is such a unique place they like to have something that reminds them of their Montana home." For ...


Kickstarter Campaign - Easy drinking with FlasKap: Bozeman couple develops lid for mixing beverages:


Drew and Cailley Tonn's idea https://www.facebook.com/FlasKap/ began like many do: on a river. Last summer, the couple was floating on the Madison River, Drew Tonn sipping on a tumbler filled with ...


Glo European Windows Launches New Website:


Glo European Windows proudly introduces a newly designed, customer-oriented website. The new mobile friendly platform provides detailed product information with an easy-to-use design. It also adds many ...


EverLog™ Systems Newsletter - Wildfire Season 2017 - Don't you wish your log cabin was made out of concrete logs?:


Wildfires have destroyed thousands of acres and hundreds of structures already this year in British Columbia, Montana, Washington and other locations. For those currently living (or planning ...


Rivertop Renewables, Missoula's brightest startup, is going dark :


In October 2015, having secured $26 million in venture capital--a feat unprecedented for a Missoula startup--Rivertop Renewables http://www.rivertop.com/ was about to break out far beyond Montana. Then-CEO ...


Cowboy Cricket Farms - Business hopping at Montana's sole cricket farm:


They're crunchy and taste like barbecue. They're also healthy, and easier on the environment. Roasted crickets are just one of several products being produced by Cowboy Cricket Farms https://cowboycrickets.com/ ...


Lack of seed money hinders new businesses in Montana:


We moved here three years ago out of California to semi-retire and then, out of the love of our jobs, we started a small business. The one thing keeping us from making a bigger profit so we can grow and ...
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First Call Resolution (FCR) customer service call center in Great Falls, Montana celebrates fun workplace and customer service - Is your next career opportunity here?:


First Call Resolution (FCR) http://www.gofcr.com/contact-center-locations/ began operating in the Strain Building in downtown Great Falls on June 5. Great Falls is the first center that FCR has ...


Outdoor Industry Emerges as Top Economic Engine in Montana:


New report shows that outdoor activities generate $7.1 billion in consumer spending By Tristan Scott Full Story: http://flatheadbeacon.com/2017/07/29/outdoor-industry-emerges-top-economic-engine-montana/ *** Key ...


Economists: Montana job market strong, earnings growing slowly:


Economists say Montana's job market is in good shape, but business owners are seeing weaker earnings. Those were some of the major points discussed in the 12th annual Economic Update Series, a statewide ...


MSU/UM report indicates positive trends in Montana's manufacturing sector:


The number of jobs that the manufacturing sector provides in Montana has increased at a rate more than double the national rate, according to a new report commissioned by the Montana Manufacturing Extension ...


Alchemy Systems Acquires Bozeman, Montana based Wisetail:


Alchemy Systems, the world's largest training company for the food and retail sectors, has acquired Wisetail https://www.wisetail.com/ . Wisetail has gained wide acclaim for providing restaurants, ...


Montana as Tourist Magnet:




Made in Montana Business Jelt Leverages Tourism to Grow:


Jelt https://jeltbelt.com/ Expands Distribution into Yellowstone National Park An innovative small business in Bozeman is expanding its market by distributing inside Yellowstone National Park, where ...


Electronics recycling rides again in Montana! Oreo's Recycling:


Last December, we were saddened to learn of the closing of Opportunity E-Cycling, which was at the time Montana's only recycler of discarded electronics. We are excited to share with you the ...


Montana Made: StoneTek - No Waste Countertops:


Everyone getting granite countertops pays for the whole slab. What doesn't end up as the counters is waste. "There's a huge amount of granite that gets installed in all these houses these days and ...


Global marketing firm Firebrand Creative opens Missoula office, plans virtual program for startups:


A marketing firm with offices in Idaho and California has opened a third location in Missoula, where it looks to add 10 new jobs to its payroll and develop a virtual curriculum to help small businesses ...


Women - Can you back up your big honkin trailer with ease and confidence? If not or if you'd like to further perfect your skills, RCKN Reverse from the The Rckn Outdoor Sisterhood is for you.:


Women teaching women how to successfully and safely hitch and tow a trailer with your vehicle. Providing multiple opportunities to practice backing-up and parking various sized trailers. Build your ...


The Good Seed Company in Whitefish hopes to jumpstart a movement of Flathead Valley residents growing their own food:


About 20 years ago, a seed of curiosity planted itself in Robin Kelson's mind. It was then that her friends seemed to start developing cancer like never before, and Kelson, a scientist with a biochemistry ...

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