Materne North America, a Bel Group Company, Celebrates Expansion and Ceremonial Groundbreaking of Nampa, Idaho Plant
GoGo squeeZ® commemorates ongoing renovations for the updated plant on November 3rd
The Bel Group is excited to announce the ceremonial groundbreaking for its expanded GoGo squeeZ® plant in Nampa, Idaho, which will be officially opening its doors in the fall of 2023.
With a Bel Group investment of over $140 million, the expanded state-of-the-art 209,686 square foot facility will be comprised of two stories, 34 offices, nine conference rooms, and eight equivalent single lines of production area. The plant has been renovated to include special areas such as a modern, restorative breakroom, new locker rooms with showers to accommodate employees, contractors, and vendors, and a Research & Development Lab with a 2,000+ square-foot walk-in cooler and freezer.
“We’re incredibly proud of the growth and advancements made to our Nampa plant,” says Megan Stradley, HR Director – US Operations & Total Rewards, GoGo squeeZ®. “We can’t wait to welcome employees – old and new – into the brand-new facility next fall and share all of the incredible employee resources and facility updates made with them in mind.”
Rendering of the anticipated Bel Group Nampa plant, opening anticipated in fall 2023.
Through the expansion of this modern, 209,000 square foot facility, The Bel Group will be providing up to 150 exciting new job opportunities including Maintenance Technicians, Operators, Material Handlers, Quality Technicians, Supervisors, and more. Employees of the Nampa plant will have a direct hand in creating quality GoGo squeeZ® products, with pouches made from fruits and vegetables, that will nourish children of all ages in households across the country. The hiring process has already begun for candidates and will continue through next year. Those interested can apply here.
As a fixture in the Nampa community, The Bel Group is thrilled to announce the expansion of our GoGo squeeZ® plant,” says Marc Panvier, Senior VP Operations, The Bel Group. “We are excited to contribute to the local economy and community we love – those that have graciously made us a part of their lives – and continue to employ local residents passionate about making a positive impact on nutritious snacks that are seen in households across the country. There’s never been a better time to join this fast-growing team with a supportive company culture!
Bel Group is excited to welcome these new employees and provide competitive wages, good benefits, and plenty of space to earn and learn on the job. GoGo squeeZ®’s company-wide philosophy of goodness in producing healthy snacks begets a fun work environment, fruitful careers, and fulfilled employees.
The Nampa, ID plant ceremonial groundbreaking will take place on Thursday, November 3rd from 10am – 12pm EST at 8385 Birch Ln, Nampa, ID 83687.