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Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing is an essential part of Eastern Idaho’s economy. Today’s Advanced Manufacturing companies integrate new technologies and use sophisticated processes and methods to be competitive. 

Eastern Idaho continues to grow a diverse portfolio of Advanced Manufacturing companies.  With the Idaho National Laboratory positioned in Eastern Idaho, unique partnerships and opportunities continue to align and expand advanced manufacturing capabilities. In this rich environment, companies connect with advanced research capabilities, specialized equipment, and unique programs to push innovation, explore new methods, develop new processes, and create innovative solutions. 

Unique partnership opportunities provide a competitive advantage for companies - it builds upon the assets that make Eastern Idaho an ideal location for Advanced Manufacturing companies to locate.

Eastern Idaho is proud to be home to an expanding cluster of Advanced Manufacturing companies, such as:


  • Premier Technology Inc. – delivering turnkey engineering custom fabrication, system integration, and field installation solutions to both government and commercial customers.
  • On Semi-Conductor – manufacturing analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices used in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications.
  • SPUDNIK – an international agriculture equipment manufacturer building equipment to provide solutions to farmers and large agriculture operations. From designing to building the most innovative planters, hillers, windrowers, and harvesters, SPUDNIK leads the way with new ideas, innovative technologies, and specialized teams that work all over the world.
  • BioLogiQ – takes potato starch and turns it into 100% sustainable plastic resin products. They are an industry leader in sustainable bioplastic resin.
  • Advanced Ceramic Fibers – a producer of ultra-high performance, lower cost “Fi-Bar” for use in specialty applications, metal, and ceramic matrix composites.
  • PrintSpace 3D – a company that professionals and technical educators use for 3D printers, materials expertise, and products. PrintSpace 3D works with scientists and engineers all over the world to create high-performance 3D printing technology for designers who want to efficiently create prototypes and end-use products.  They provide productive solutions to customers by merging engineering grade materials with innovative technology.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corporation – an integrated global diversified industrial company that maintains a wide range of critical products and services, which provide increased safety, reliability, and performance in the harshest and most demanding conditions and environment.
  • Peterson Manufacturing – specializes in manufacturing field services precision machining, design engineering, warehousing and distribution, and commercial grade dedication test lab. Peterson Manufacturing uses some of the latest fabrication and machine equipment in the market.  They offer complete fabrication, manufacturing, and machining services – ideal for nuclear, petrochemical, aerospace, mining, and industrial projects, equipment or parts.
  • Virginia Transformer Corporation – is a leading manufacturer of customer engineered power electric transformers for markets in power ranges from 300kVA to 100 MVA.
  • AMET – provides advance automated welding solutions to virtually every market.

These are just a few companies that continue to strengthen the Advanced Manufacturing sector in the region.

This is Eastern Idaho!

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