On Saturday July 2, 2016 the Helena Independent Record reported that Greg Gianforte has been touting an endorsement from the Montana Wood Products Association (to read the IR Article click on Association denies endorsement) and that the Association denies endorsing Gianforte.
This is the second time Gianforte has publicly made claims that have been reputed by the subject organizations.
Early this year, it was reported that Google (the technology giant) denies telling Gianforte that they rejected Montana as a site for a new Google server farm because of Montana's state tax on business equipment. A Google spokesperson rejected that statement. The spokesperson said other factors let Google to select a different location and that Montana (along with the other states) will be considered for future Google facility locations.