Tuesday, June 12 2018
Photo Caption: Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter (center in navy blazer) joins Premier Technology and other dignitaries for the ground breaking of the company’s multi-phase expansion in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Blackfoot, ID — Premier Technology, Inc. has initiated a multi-phase expansion to its facility in Blackfoot, Idaho. Improvements to existing facilities are already underway and will continue throughout the summer. Premier is also adding new equipment with state-of-the-art technology and over 100 new jobs in professional and various skilled trades, such as welding.
“Doug and I are pleased to continue making investments not only in our employees but also the facilities, local infrastructure, and the community around us that have been so supportive,” said Shelly Sayer, Chief Executive Officer. “We are grateful to the City of Blackfoot and Bingham County for championing the project.”
“Eastern Idaho is seeing strong growth in all areas of technology,” said Jan Rogers, CEO of Regional Economic Development for Eastern Idaho. “Premier Technology’s expansion is another example of our region’s growing tech industry, particularly for advanced and small modular reactors.”
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter said, “Shelly and Doug have built a wonderful operation in Blackfoot, with a footprint reaching throughout Idaho. This new venture will keep Premier Technology at the forefront of metal processing technology and reactor manufacturing nationally and globally. Idaho is fortunate to be home to the Premier team and others who are leveraging opportunities through the Idaho National Laboratory to keep growing our economy.”