Malad City is a short distance from several Universities
and technical schools. This provides and excellent employee
base. (Idaho State University
50 min., ISU Applied
Tech. 50 min. Utah State University
45 min. Bridgerland
Technical/Business College 50 min. Weber
State University 1 hr. Eastern Idaho
Technical College 90 min. Boise State
University 4 Hr.)
The Idaho National
Environmental Engineering Laboratory located only a few hours away offers
companies the ability to form technology partnerships. The INEEL
also works with educational institutions to ensure that graduates are
highly skilled in technical areas.
A skilled employee base is already present in Malad
and the surrounding towns. Most residents currently work for
industries such as Thiokol, Millards, Nucor Steel, and etc.
The local high school offers several
technical certification programs (A+, Cisco CCNA, Novell CNA, Microsoft MCP). The
students enrolled in these computer training courses are skilled in
networking, hardware/software maintenance and designing of multimedia
applications. Also housed within Malad High School is a Distance Learning Center
that accesses Idaho State University.
CanaMex Super Highway
far-reaching proposal is in the works to create a corridor of innovation
along Interstate 15, from Canada to Mexico.
This CanaMex corridor would pass through Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada
and Arizona and the draft plan estimates it wouldFive western states Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada and Arizona are
proposing a plan to develop a corridor of innovation along Interstate 15
from Canada to Mexico.
Known as the CanaMex Corridor
Plan, it puts forth five main initiatives for achieving its goal of
enhancing transportation, distribution, commerce and tourism in the five
U.S. states. (From Idaho State Journal)
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