receives Governor's Award
Hillco Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the 2011 Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Technical Innovation Category. This award is presented to an individual or agribusiness that develops or implements new methods or mechanisms to advance agriculture products and/or processing. The Idaho Governor’s Award Ceremony was held on Feb. 15th, 2011 in Boise, ID at the Doubletree Riverside.
Since the mid-1980’s, Hillco has been an aggressive creative solutions provider that has been an integral part of advancing agriculture in the Northwest, as well as developing new mechanical systems for future market opportunities. Hillco’s primary products are its innovative combine leveling systems. These are designed to be true, bolt-on aftermarket products for the level-land combines built by the major equipment manufacturers. Sold nationally and internationally, Hillco products provide farmers working in hilly terrain with the ability to equip their combines with economical, state-of-the-art leveling systems; helping them to significantly reduce grain loss, increase profits and have a safer, more efficient harvest.
Hillco’s roots are planted deep in the heart of the Pacific Northwest and began as a family owned and operated local company. Hillco now employs over 40 full-time employees including engineers, welders, machinists and assemblers; plus a staff responsible for the marketing, sales and shipping of all Hillco products, at their facility located in Nezperce, Idaho.
Hillco Technologies Inc. has been awarded the 2011 Idaho Governor’s Award for Excellence in Agriculture in the Technical Innovation Category. Shown from left are: Chris Hill - Owner/Electrical Systems, Charlene Keith - Owner/VP Operations, Carroll Keith - Owner/Controller, Governor Butch Otter and Lenny Hill - Owner/President.