Jan 1, 2017|News Alert, Press Release

State Chamber Applauds Signing of Biotech Bill

The Montana Chamber of Commerce is pleased that President Obama signed the National Biotech Disclosure Bill last Friday. “A state by state patchwork of labeling mandates would needlessly increase the regulatory burden placed on Montana small businesses and increase costs for Montana families across the state,” said Webb Brown, President/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. The result of an …

Nov 1, 2016|Press Release

State Chamber Unveils 10-Year Strategic Plan at Annual Meeting

“This is about igniting sustained economic growth in our state,” said Webb Brown, Montana Chamber President and CEO. The business community is embracing Envision 2026. Early investors have already invested more than $800,000 to fund the first five years of the plan’s initiatives. The Chamber’s 5-year goal is $1 million. Top investors to date include BNSF Railway, First Interstate BancSystem, …

Sep 29, 2016|Press Release

Montana Earns 6th Place in National Business Tax Climate Study

For the fourth straight year, Montana has earned a sixth place ranking in the Tax Foundation’s 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index. The annual study was released yesterday. Montana’s neighbors, Wyoming and South Dakota, were ranked first and second for states with the best business tax climate. “We’re proud of the work we’ve done to get Montana to this level,” …

Feb 27, 2015|Press Release

Bitterroot manufacturer named third annual Montana Manufacturer of the Year

The Montana Manufacturing Council (MMC), a subsidiary of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Montana Manufacturer of the Year award – Bitterroot Tool and Machine (BTM) of Stevensville.  “Their diversity in product line, commitment to employees and community, and ability to weather challenging economic times over the years exemplify an admirable, progressive …

Apr 4, 2013|Press Release

Spika Welding wins first Montana Manufacturer of the Year award

Tom Spika and Spika Welding received the first-ever “Manufacturer of the Year” award today in Helena. The award was presented by the Montana Manufacturing Council, a subsidiary of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, at the biennial Trade & Manufacturing Day at the Capitol. Governor Steve Bullock attended the presentation. “Spika Welding and Manufacturing is doing amazing work in the Heart …