spinoff business

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6:15 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

UW's first spinoff business sold

A successful Laramie business that was started by a University of Wyoming doctoral student has been sold.  

25 years ago Mike Kmetz founded the plastic materials information company IDES, which is credited as being the first spinoff  business to come from the University of Wyoming.  Kmetz sold the business to the Illinois Company UL, a world leader in workplace safety.  

Kmetz says the company is recognized around the world.

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