MPC Kicks Off Two-year Training Initiative

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 22, 2013

MPC, a Minneapolis based IT Asset Lifecycle Management (ITLM) company, has partnered with Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) on a two-year training initiative. DCTC will provide technical skills training to 149 MPC employees thanks to a Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant in the amount of $ 216,376.

“As MPC grows their business of refurbishing computers and recycling electronics, we are excited to provide specific technical training to their employees,” says Patrick McQuillan, DCTC’s Dean of Customized Training and Continuing Education. “DCTC’s Customized Training division is well-suited to meet the training needs of workforce and we are pleased to be working with the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership in this training endeavor.”

Headquartered in Mendota Heights, MPC has been helping businesses with responsible IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) since 1983. In 2011, the company began evolving their business model to focus on full IT Asset Lifecycle Management (ITLM), which includes services like onsite data sanitization, onsite data destruction, technology refurbishing services and IT asset remarketing.

With the grant, DCTC will conduct training in the following areas:

Operator Machine Training

Demanufacturing Techniques

Recycling Techniques

Parts Recovery Techniques

Hazardous Materials Identification and Disposal

Computer Diagnostic Software Training

Computer Hardware Testing

Rebuilding Computers

Refurbishing Computers



Process Improvement Strategies

Mobile Training Technology

Machine Guarding and Safety

Train the Trainer

Online Training Content Creation

Computer Skills

Lean Processes

David Kutoff, MPC’s President and CEO is looking forward to seeing the positive results the training will bring: “We are very excited about MPC receiving this grant through the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Program. We will not only be improving our team’s skills, but will also be able to expand the professional services we provide to our customers. We are grateful for the support of DCTC and their commitment to the quality of business in Dakota County.”



Marissa Gunderson

Marketing Director



Dakota County Technical College

Greta Fennell

Communications Coordinator


Patrick McQuillan

Dean of Customized Training and Continuing Education



About MPC

MPC is an innovative IT Asset Lifecycle Management (ITLM) business setting the standard for secure and certified services that ensure customers maximize the value they receive from technology throughout the entire lifecycle, from acquisition to disposition. Founded in 1983, MPC proudly holds R2, e-Stewards, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and NAID AAA certifications. For more information, visit

About DCTC

DCTC’s Customized Training staff members are experienced in grant administration. Over the past 20 years, DCTC has received and executed tens of millions of dollars in local, state and federal grants to support workforce development in Minnesota. Since 2000, Dakota County Technical College has partnered with over 60 Minnesota businesses administering more than $ 12 million in MJSP training grants.

Dakota County Technical College’s Customized Training division specializes in offering training and consulting services in the following areas: Business & Management, Computers & Technology, Health Care, Manufacturing & Trades, Transportation & Safety. DCTC guides companies through comprehensive training and development programs that bridge all work types and positions enabling employers to provide a cross-company/cross-department focus and message, with the flexibility of using multiple formats.

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