Utah’s Premier Construction Company and State’s Largest Technical College Form Historic Partnership

Mountainland Technical College, in partnership with Clyde Companies, proudly announces the renaming of its School of Trades to the Clyde School of Trades. The announcement, a first of its kind in Utah for a technical college, comes after unanimous approval from the college’s Board of Trustees.

“For the last two decades, Clyde Companies has supported our school and education throughout the state,” said Mountainland’s President, Clay Christensen. “Clyde’s core values of integrity, quality, and valuing the individual align perfectly with Mountainland Technical College, and for at least the next ten years, students will benefit from their connection to one of our country’s premier building and construction companies.”

“At Clyde Companies we are builders—of people and places. So, teaming up with Mountainland Technical College is a uniquely good fit for us. It helps us build a future workforce while we also support a visionary educational force in our larger community,” said Jeremy Hafen, President and CEO of Clyde Companies.

The Clyde School of Trades is the new home for over 1,000 students who enroll in the following programs each year:

  • Automation Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Commercial Driver’s License Class A
  • Custom Design & Fabrication
  • Diesel Technology
  • Machining Technology
  • Pipe Welding
  • Vehicle Emissions Test Prep
  • Vehicle Safety Inspection
  • Welding Technology

According to economic analytics from JobsEQ.com, Utah’s Mountainland region will see more than 80,000 trade-specific job openings over the next decade.

About Mountainland Technical College

Mountainland Technical College is home to world-class technical education with campuses across Summit, Utah, and Wasatch counties. Utah’s largest technical college’s mission is to enhance the employability of individuals through market-driven career and technical education.

About Clyde Companies

Clyde Companies is building a better community. Headquartered in Orem, Utah, Clyde Companies serves the Intermountain West, Southwest and Great Plains as the premier provider of construction products and services and through responsible, innovative land management. As the parent company of WW Clyde, Geneva Rock, Sunroc, Sunpro, Beehive Insurance, GWC Capital, and Bridgesource, we have been involved in almost every aspect of building and construction since 1926.