Category Archives: Nevada

Nevada startups starting up.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new U.S. Census Bureau report named Nevada the most active state in the country for startups with a growth rate of 2.8 percent. “Measuring America: Job Creation in the United States,” is the study, released by the U.S. ...

Las Vegas is hiring for Halloween.

LAS VEGAS – Local businesses profit when Halloween falls on the weekend, bringing big money to Las Vegas. As Halloween has become more of a grown-up holiday, celebrations on the strip and beyond have catered to the trend and benefited from it. For the s ...

R.W. Garcia growing in Southern Nevada.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – R. W. Garcia moved its corn snack plant to Southern Nevada almost one year ago, and it now plans to increase from 66 employees to 85 as it begins operating around the clock to grow both domestically and abroad. The Las Vegas plant is ...

Nevada on top in private sector job growth.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Private sector job growth in Nevada was stronger than any other state in the nation, according to an announcement made by Gov. Brian Sandoval. With an increase of 45,100 jobs, the Silver State grew at a rate of 4.4 percent during the f ...

Fernley plant to add 80 jobs in Northern Nevada.

RENO, Nev. — Deceuninck North America broke ground on a new manufacturing facility in Fernley in September with plans to hire 80. It is the company’s first in the western United States, and the 150,000-square-foot facility will sit on a 28-acre ...

BI Nutraceuticals to hire 120 in Reno.

RENO, Nev. – BI Nutraceuticals plans to bring up to 120 jobs to Northern Nevada by the end of the year. The new 140,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing plant and distribution center will be operational by the end of December 2015, as the company inve ...

Las Vegas UFC Fight Week rings bell.

LAS VEGAS – The Ultimate Fighting Championship International Fight Week generated economic impact of more than $190 million in 2014, according to a report released by Applied Analysis. The local firm conducted a study on the event’s effect for UFC ...

Spirit manufacturing is all in the family.

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas resident Dan Pettit always wanted to make flavorful beverages and in the spirit of family, is making his dream come true with his daughter, Angela. Together, they are manufacturing and marketing their creation: Azzurre Spirits. The ...

Jobless rate continues to fall in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – The unemployment rate in The Valley fell to 7 percent in August, down from 7.6 percent a year ago in August 2014. According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, 73,400 people were unemployed and seeking jobs i ...

Barrick Gold finds treasure in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS – The Valley is now home to Barrick Gold‘s new Global Shared Services office as the company responsible for almost half of the state’s gold output opened the doors on its new office in Henderson. The office, located at 2270 Corpora ...

McCarran travel numbers still soaring.

LAS VEGAS – Last week, the Clark County Department of Aviation reported 4 million passengers traveling through McCarran International Airport for the second straight month. This is a 7.2 percent increase over last year’s numbers and signifies cont ...

New eco-friendly Reno plant to add 60 jobs.

RENO, Nev. – Global services provider AZZ Galvanizing Services will open early next year and plans to hire as many as 60 employees within the first three years. The plant, which will be the latest in a network of 43 AZZ hot-dip galvanizing plants in Nor ...