Mar 8, 2019|Press Release

Montana Chamber of Commerce Statement on Work Comp Cost Reductions

HELENA — The Montana Chamber of Commerce released the following statement after news of reduced workers compensation rates from the Montana State Fund. Today, the Montana State Fund approved an 8.6 percent overall rate reduction in worker’s compensation costs for its policyholders. This marks the 13th consecutive year that rates have remained flat or declined. Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale, in …

Mar 1, 2019|Press Release

Diversified Plastics, Inc.’s Wendy Koster Named STEP Ahead Winner

HELENA — The U.S. Manufacturing Institute announced they will award Wendy Koster, general manager of Diversified Plastics, Inc. in Missoula, with the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to …

Feb 28, 2019|News Alert, Press Release

Simms Fishing Products named 2018 Montana Manufacturer of the Year

HELENA– On Thursday, Simms Fishing Products in Bozeman was named the 2018 Montana Manufacturer of the Year by the Montana Manufacturing Association (MMA), a subsidiary of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. SIMMS will be presented with its award March 18 at the Delta Colonial in Helena at Manufacturing and International Trade Day during the event’s dinner. “We are honored to …

Jan 16, 2019|News Alert, Press Release

Judy Martz Women in Leadership applications open

HELENA — Applications are now open for the inaugural Judy Martz Women in Leadership award(s). Applications end March 31, with an announcement of winner(s) by June 1. The Montana Chamber Foundation will award grants up to $5,000 to one or more women to advance their leadership potential. The recipient(s) will also be recognized at the 31st annual Governors’ Cup Golf …

Jan 9, 2019|Press Release

Computer science, workforce development, Envision 2026: 19th annual Business Days at the Capitol held in Helena

HELENA — Computer science, workforce development and Envision 2026 were all topics discussed during the 19th Annual Business at the Capitol event Monday and Tuesday at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena. Business Days at the Capitol brings together business leaders and government officials to talk face-to-face and participate in a variety of educational and networking …