Major Employers In Boise
Micron Technology, Inc. is an American global corporation based in Boise, Idaho which produces many forms of semiconductor devices, including dynamic random-access memory, flash memory, and solid-state drives. Its consumer products are marketed under the brands Crucial Technology and Lexar. Micron and Intel together created IM Flash Technologies, which produces NAND flash memory. Micron was named one of Thomson Reuters top 100 global innovators in 2012 and 2013. Micron Technology is also ranked among the Top 5 Semiconductor producing companies in the world.
St. Luke’s Medical Centers
For more than 100 years, St. Luke’s Boise Medical Center has been committed to serving the needs of our growing region. Founded in 1902, St. Luke’s Boise is Idaho’s largest health care provider and the flagship hospital of St. Luke’s Health System, providing you access to highly skilled specialists, nurses, and staff within a friendly campus designed for healing. Known for clinical excellence, St. Luke’s Boise is nationally recognized for quality and patient safety, and proud to be designated a Magnet hospital, the gold standard for nursing care.
The Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) is an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. It developed and provided a wide variety of hardware components as well as software and related services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
J.R. Simplot Company
The J. R. Simplot Company was founded in 1929 by 20-year-old John Richard Simplot in south central Idaho. During the early 1940s the business expanded, serving the military dehydrated onions and potatoes during World War II. Simplot made billions from the commercialization of frozen french fries by one of its scientists, chemist Ray L. Dunlap. By the early 1970s it was the primary supplier of french fries to McDonald’s; by 2005 it supplied more than half of all french fries for the fast food chain. Simplot also produces fertilizers for agriculture the mining of which has been a cause of recent environmental concerns. Simplot is now one of the largest privately owned companies in the world (ranked 59th in Private Companies by Forbes magazine in 2004).
Albertsons Companies Inc. is an American grocery company founded and based in Boise, Idaho. It is owned and operated by Cerberus Capital Management. With 2,200 stores and more than 250,000 employees, the company is the second largest supermarket chain in North America.
St. Alphonsus Medical Center
Saint Alphonsus Health System has the region’s only Level II Trauma Center, which recognizes our dedication to providing the highest quality, most optimal care for all critically ill and injured patients. This distinction ensures we maintain the highest standards for chest pain, stroke, orthopedic and general surgery and emergency care. It also creates a foundation of medical excellence, innovation and collaboration that makes the overall care all our patients receive – throughout the region – that much better.
Boise State University
Boise State University is a college in Boise, Idaho. Boise State offers 201 degrees in 190 fields of study and has more than 100 graduate programs, including the MBA and MAcc programs in the College of Business and Economics; Masters and PhD programs in the Colleges of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Education; and the MPA program in the College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs. The university qualified as a National University, Tier 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 College Rankings.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster based in El Segundo, California. As of July 2015, it is a subsidiary of AT&T. Its satellite service, launched on June 17, 1994, transmits digital satellite television and audio to households. After receiving approval from the United States Federal Communications Commission and United States Department of Justice, AT&T’s acquisition of DirecTV in a transaction valued at $48.5 billion was completed on July 24, 2015.
Idaho Power Company
Idaho Power Company is a regulated electrical power utility. Its business involves the purchase, sale, generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in eastern Oregon and southern Idaho. It is a subsidiary of IDACORP, Inc. The company’s 24,000-square-mile service area generally follows the area around the Snake River and its tributaries. Idaho Power owns and operates 17 hydroelectric dams and 2 natural gas power plants. IPC also owns shares of three coal-fired power plants.