Bristol Partners With SMCC Workforce Training Program

Bristol Partners With SMCC Workforce Training Program

PORTLAND, Maine – November 3, 2016 – Bristol Seafood, a leading seafood processor and distributor in Southern Maine is pleased to announce it has partnered with Southern Maine Community College to offer workforce training to its team members.  Up to forty employees will be eligible to participate in program.

“This is a great opportunity to support our team’s growth and development while continuing to invest in the local Maine community,” said Peter Handy, Bristol’s President and CEO.  “We are committed to helping our team members grow and this is a great program.”

About Bristol Seafood

Bristol provides quality seafood to people who care about what they eat.  Founded in 1992, the company enjoys a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its uncompromising Maine standards.  This involves pairing efficiency-building technologies with finishing done the old-fashioned way – by hand.  In 2015, Bristol reported record sales and shipped more than 6 million pounds of seafood from its facility on the Portland, Maine fish pier.  The company is the first and only processor of mussels, scallops, or fillets in the state of Maine to earn a Safe Quality Food institute certification.  Learn more at www.bristolseafood.com

About Southern Maine Community College

Southern Maine Community College is Maine’s largest, oldest and most diverse community college with over 6,000 students, 40 degree programs, 2 campuses and 7 satellite locations.  SMCC transforms lives and communities through education and training. We welcome, prepare and inspire all to learn, succeed and lead.  Learn more at www.smccme.edu.