Simplot Corporation

Simplot logoSimplot Corporation, one of the world’s largest food products manufacturers, has a long history of working with Blue Mountain Community College in offering customized training to employees of its Food Group.

1994 Joint development of Industrial Maintenance degree begins
1996 First Industrial Maintenance students graduate
1999 BMCC administers apprenticeship programs for Bureau of Labor and Industry
2000 Simplot / BMCC awarded state workforce development grant
2001 BMCC offers in-plant Adult Basic Education
2003 BMCC offers on-site ammonia refrigeration training for national certification

“BMCC training for maintenance technicians has been invaluable to Simplot! Basic Skills training for our line workers provides them with increased opportunity and provides us with increased productivity.”

Mark Fairgreive
J.R. Simplot
Food Group