At Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, ideas come to life from the white-hot forge of a plasma cutting table. The company, which produces products such as Torchmate and Vernon Tool, is a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma, and oxyfuel cutting equipment.
Multiple drones took to the air at the same time above downtown Reno this week in a series of simulations testing emerging technology that someday will be used to manage hundreds of thousands of small unmanned commercial aircraft delivering packages, pizzas and medical supplies.
The robots are coming. That’s the consensus among groups like the Brookings Institute, which released a report earlier this year stating that 36 million existing jobs in the U.S. are at high exposure for automation in the future. While workers in affected areas such as food and clerical services see such trends as a threat, others view it as an opportunity.
Hallmark doesn’t have a card, but this is Economic Development Week, when economic development agencies share their success stories with the public. In Nevada, that can mean tech in Reno and logistics in Las Vegas.
Every day, individuals are on the front lines working to improve our communities after the creation of societal gaps made from the intersection of for-profit and government entities. Our businesses and citizens can better help by following a few counter-intuitive tips when giving to the charities we know and love.
The days when casinos and warehouses dominated the Reno-area economy are disappearing. Instead, manufacturing is by far the fastest-growing segment of the region’s economy these days.
Big numbers are one way to appreciate Tesla’s gargantuan Nevada Gigafactory. Operating 24-hours per day in shifts, workers produce enough battery packs and drive units in a week to power 5,300 of Tesla’s Model 3 sedans.