Nevada Industry Excellence (NVIE) helps businesses in the manufacturing, construction and mining industries to become premier industry leaders in the Nevada market. They provide services and access to resources that enhance growth, improve processes, and increase profitability.
Industry Experts – NVIE is a non-nonprofit organization connected through a national network of manufacturers. They are Nevada’s Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST-MEP) Center for Nevada, and also serve as the industrial extension program of the Nevada System of Higher Education. NVIE’s field staff have an average of 28 years in industry leadership positions. Their extended staff of third party experts help bring timely and focused services to companies based on their specific needs and goals.
Affordable & Friendly – NVIE brings fee-for-service business and technical consulting to Nevada’s industrial sector. They work in a friendly and approachable manner to help save you time and money. Many of NVIE’s clients view our highly experienced project managers as an extension of their own staff.
Customized Solutions – NVIE understands that each company has a unique set of challenges and obstacles to overcome. That’s why they work with clients one-on-one to create a customized action plan to address your goals. After an initial assessment, project managers typically arrange an onsite visit and plant tour. They accommodate specific requests and connect you with resources, programs, and field experts.
NVIE’s programs include:
Lean Systems are used for organizing and managing operations, suppliers and customer relations. Manufacturers and other organizations use Lean principles, practices and tools to create customer value through goods and services that have higher quality and fewer defects.
Quality Management Systems are sets of standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization, or ISO. NVIE can help you achieve the industry quality system standards that will help you attract new customers, retain existing customers and compete in the global market.
Energy Services – NVIE conducts comprehensive industrial energy assessments for companies and industries throughout Nevada and provides energy efficiency recommendations that generate huge savings for companies and our environment.
Supply chain – Nevada Industry Excellence helps its customers to reduce costs, not just by unit cost but also by the total cost of ownership. The focus is on the economies of the entire value chain in evaluating its customers’ most important business problems and providing solutions that reduce the total cost of ownership to deliver a continuous return on the customers’ investment.
Sales and Marketing – NVIE specializes in providing marketing solutions to companies in a wide variety of industries. Whether you’re building a national sales and marketing team or bringing new products and services to market, NVIE has the expertise to deliver successful results.
Strategic Planning – NVIE’s experienced team of experts can work with you to create a realistic, sustainable strategic plan providing direction while highlighting your needs, timeline, internal accountability and goals.
Financial Services and Tax Incentives – Financial needs and access to capital are key to a company’s growth and diversification. As a key part of product development and growth strategies, NVIE’s team can assist with an initial assessment of company operations, leading to assistance in penetrating the creative and complex world of sources for financing and tax incentives at all stages of their growth and development.
Engineering and Technical Services – NVIE conducts on-site technical training programs, such as electricity, soldering, welding, hydraulics, etc., using your materials such as schematics, blueprints, etc. as much as possible.
Connections to Nevada’s research institutions UNR, UNLV, and DRI –Project Managers are located at the Universities and Community Colleges and will help to save you time to get lined up with the right local resources. NVIE’s Administrative HQ Office is co-located at the UNR InNEVation Center, Powered by Switch. The Center provides access to research infrastructure, fundamental and applied research portfolio and the University’s expertise. Contact NVIE to learn about becoming a member of the InNEVation Center, or how to interface with the Nevada Center for Applied Research (NCAR) or the Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center (NAASIC).
Nevada Industry Excellence
UNR Mail Stop 406
Reno NV 89557
by Dave Archer, President and CEO of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. More info at www.NCET.org