Montana in the News

Shovels hit the dirt for 87,000-square-foot office building on MSU's Innovation Campus

It's been a busy few weeks of groundbreaking ceremonies at Montana State University’s Innovation campus, with the third major groundbreaking taking place Friday morning.
KBZK - BUSINESS - June 10, 2022

Montana Job Growth Continues Setting Records

Governor Greg Gianforte today announced Montana’s economy continued its strong growth in July, reaching a new record high for the number of Montanans employed. Job creation in Montana grew in July for the 27th consecutive month.
Montana Gov. Office - BUSINESS - August 19, 2022

Montana surpasses governor's goal for job creation in 2021

Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Montana exceeded the job creation goal in 2021 by nearly 30%. Department of Labor and Industry data shows the state added just under 13,000 jobs paying over $50,000 last year, surpassing the governor's goal of 10,000.
NBC Montana - BUSINESS - July 27, 2022

Simms Fishing Products sold for $192.5 million

Simms Fishing Products was reportedly acquired by Vista Outdoor Inc. on Wednesday for $192.5 million. In a press release, Vista Outdoor Inc. announced that the gross purchase price includes a net present value of roughly $20 million in future tax benefits.
KXLH - BUSINESS - July 27, 2022

Shovels hit the dirt for 87,000-square-foot office building on MSU's Innovation Campus

It's been a busy few weeks of groundbreaking ceremonies at Montana State University’s Innovation campus, with the third major groundbreaking taking place Friday morning. What's now an empty field on MSU’s Innovation is set to become a unique home for Industry Bozeman, an office building space with the goal of collaboration.
KBZK - BUSINESS - June 10, 2022

First look: Aurora to build lidar research and development facility in Bozeman, Montana

Autonomous vehicle company Aurora Innovation Inc. plans to build a 78,000-square-foot research and development facility in Bozeman, Montana, that will employ up to 200 workers following its construction, which is currently undergoing the permitting process for a groundbreaking that is anticipated to take place in the coming months.
The Business Jounals - Business - June 7, 2022

Business, government leaders highlight why people are moving to pro-growth states like Montana

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte acknowledged there are housing and other challenges that come with growth in population.
Fox Business - ECONOMY - June 4, 2022

Snowflake relocates executive office from California to Bozeman, Montana, as company goes distributed

The company designated Bozeman, Montana, as its principal executive office because it’s required by the SEC to have one and that’s where CEO Frank Slootman and CFO Mike Scarpelli are based.
CNBC DISRUPTOR 50 - Ari Levy @LEVYNEWS - PUBLISHED WED, MAY 26 2021 8:08 PM EDT

Applied Materials Expansion Brings 200 Jobs to Evergreen

The semiconductor-plating manufacturer hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 4 to celebrate its expansion in the Flathead Valley.
Flathead Beacon/BUSINESS - BY MAGGIE DRESSER - MAY 8, 2022

$20 million Hyundai Motor Group R&D Center to open in Bozeman

New headquarters to create more than 50 Jobs
KBZK Bozeman - Local News - Posted at 1:59 PM, May 05, 2022

Software Company Relocates to Flathead Valley
GL Solutions opens office in Kalispell, bringing high-paying jobs with plans to create dozens more.
Flathead Beacon/BUSINESS - BY MAGGIE DRESSER - MARCH 18, 2021

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