Yearly Archives: 2018

Company Spotlight: Idaho Sewing for Sport, Inc.

Idaho Sewing for Sport, Inc. has served the ski industry for over 40 years. Growing up with many of the ski resorts we know and love, CEO Gunther Williams and team build chair lift seat and tower padding, covers for tubes used on tubing hills, and recently added military and law enforcement training gear to […]

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Tariff Exclusion Information

As of July 6, 2018, the U.S. is imposing additional 25 percent tariffs on 818 tariff items from China with a trade value of approximately $34 billion. Simultaneously, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a process to obtain product exclusions from the additional tariffs. The request period will end October 9, 2018. If […]

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CDBG Spotlight: Nezperce and Grangeville

Nezperce City of Nezperce – Finished construction of a new 9,475 square foot, five bay, regional emergency services facility. This project is a collaborative effort between the City of Nezperce Fire Department, Nezperce Rural Fire District, and Nezperce Ambulance Inc. The facility will house all equipment, supplies, office space for records, training space, kitchen, restrooms/showers, and […]

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Community Spotlight: Jerome

MAGIC VALLEY QUALITY MILK PROCUCERS (MVQMP) (1756 S. Buchanan St, Jerome) began construction of its $20 million expansion project this spring, and is expected to create 12-15 new jobs.  Designed by Power Engineers and Dairy Industry Consultants with Petersen Bros. as their contractors, the target completion date is Spring 2019. MVQMP was founded more than […]

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Welcome! Jason Barnes

We have another new face at Commerce! Jason Barnes, Business Attraction Specialist Another transplant to Idaho, Mr. Barnes left Ventura County California to join the Gem State in July 2017. He has a B.A. in Political Science from California State University Channel Islands and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran […]

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Welcome! James, George, and Eric

We are excited to welcome several new faces to our Idaho Commerce family. Here is a brief introduction to three of the five newest members of our team.   James Varner, Administrative Assistant Mr. Varner will work with the Shared Services team and assist with the Economic Advisory Council. He will primarily work with the […]

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Company Spotlight: Tedder Industries

A devotion to public safety has led to robust economic development in Post Falls, Idaho, creating hundreds of local jobs that are in service to an industry built on Constitutional rights. Tedder Industries is a rapidly growing manufacturer that creates firearm accessories for its national and international brands Alien Gear Holsters, Bigfoot Gun Belts and […]

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