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Baucus, Tester kick-start manufacturing center in Butte America

(U.S. SENATE) – Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester this week secured a new investment to create jobs and boost Montana’s manufacturing sector. The Butte Local Development Corporation (BLDC) earned a $200,000 award from the Economic Development Administration (EDA).  The grant, known as the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership award, will be used to establish the Montana Center of Manufacturing Technology in Butte. The center… Read more »


(Butte, MT) – Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus invited Boeing CEO Jim McNerney and Montana Governor  Steve Bullock on stage at his 6th Economic Development Summit in Butte today to announce Boeing will expand its Helena manufacturing site by nearly 50 percent to support demand for commercial airplanes and new work for the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. .Boeing… Read more »

Jobs Summit Alert – Whitman Announces Plans to Work with Montana Colleges and Universities to Grow Entrepreneurship Training

(Butte, Mont.) – Today at the 6th Economic Development Summit in Butte, HP President and CEO Meg Whitman announced plans to work with Montana colleges and universities to grow opportunities for entrepreneurship training in the state. HP will work with interested leaders and faculty to integrate its HP LIFE e-Learning initiative into community colleges, tribal colleges and… Read more »

Baucus to host ambassadors of Montana’s biggest trade partners

Five foreign ambassadors will travel across Montana on a trade promotion tour with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., next week. Representatives from China, Germany, Japan, Peru and Canada, will spend three days discussing Montana trade and investment in advance of an economic summit in Butte Sept. 16. Past tours organized by the senator have included… Read more »

Baucus Unveils Power-Packed Agenda Designed to Transform Butte into Capital of Global Business World During September Jobs Summit

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus today unveiled a power-packed agenda for his upcoming Economic Development Summit, which will transform Butte, Montana, into the capital of the global business world September 16th and 17th. Baucus announced more than 40 job-creation panels on everything from “Freight Transportation and Economic Growth,” to “Montana Travel and Tourism,” to… Read more »

Baucus Unveils New “Montana Jobs Summit” Mobile App

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus continued to boost momentum today for the 2013 Montana Economic Development Summit by unveiling a new “Montana Jobs Summit app” available on The free application includes interactive maps of the Montana Tech Campus, real-time agenda updates, and new networking tools to allow Montana individuals and businesses to make… Read more »

Baucus Announces Google Executive Eric Schmidt to Headline 2013 Butte Jobs Summit

At a technology roundtable in Missoula today, Montana’s senior U.S. Senator, Max Baucus, announced one of the world’s most visionary technology leaders, Eric Schmidt of Google, is heading to the 6th Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte this September. Google Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, helped build the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global… Read more »

Baucus Announces Registration Now Open for 6th Jobs Summit

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus announced today registration is now open for the 6th Montana Economic Development Summit coming up September 16th & 17th in Butte. The event is free for all Montanans but space is limited. Montanans can register for the event online at “Our summits have a proven track record of… Read more »

Huntsman, Ford CEO and Delta CEO to Attend Baucus’ Business Summit

The CEO of Delta Airlines, the CEO of Ford Motor Co., and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr., will participate in Sen. Max Baucus’ Montana Economic Development Summit on Sept. 16 and 17 in Butte. Baucus announced the additions to his lineup of keynote speakers on Thursday. Huntsman served as Utah governor and U.S. Ambassador… Read more »