Nevada’s Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison recently returned from a 10-day TravelNevada trade mission to China. One of his biggest takeaways is the Chinese — who make up the No. 1 foreign travel market for the U.S. — see the Tesla gigafactory near Reno as a major tourist attraction.
When most of us think about technology, we think about devices created with tiny, super-fast semiconductors and manufactured by outfits such as Apple and Lenovo. We don’t often think of products 5 feet in diameter or manufacturing techniques that require the application of 2,000 tons of force. And we might not think about Dynamic Isolation Systems as a technology company at all.
Reno Engineering, a development services company and engineering firm, has been operating locally for more than 20 years. The company is run by owner Vince Griffith and his daughter Britton Griffith-Douglass, who serves as vice president of operations. The company mainly focuses on development in downtown Reno and the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center (TRIC).
Designed to connect Interstate 80 and U.S. Route 50, the USA Parkway expansion project will provide employees easier access to the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, home to a growing number of major employers such as Tesla Motors’ gigafactory and Switch’s SUPERNAP colocation data center. It’s a benefit that applies to both daily commuters and logistics companies.
The first robins of spring are singing in the northern Nevada economy. Two major e-commerce fulfillment centers planned in the region appear to be harbingers of a recovery in industrial job growth. The effects of companies’ decisions to locate in northern Nevada could ripple widely through the region’s economy as they may take much of […]
Solar and wind are typically viewed as the sexy picks when it comes to clean energy. But for Nevada, green opportunities also could lie in the icky, dirty stuff residents diligently wheel to their curbs once a week. Yep, good, old, boring garbage. This potential for turning trash into cash for the region recently was […]