2,314 new jobs are coming to Greater Las Vegas with help from LVGEA
Record 13 companies approved for state incentives to relocate or expand in region
Las Vegas, NV, September 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – With the approval of Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), 13 businesses will relocate or expand in southern Nevada with help from Las Vegas World Economic Alliance (LVGEA). Together, they represent the largest number of LVGEA-assisted companies approved at a single meeting of the GOED Board of Directors.
“I welcome these great companies to Nevada that are making a major investment in our economy,” Governor Steve Sisolak said. “As we seek to retrain workers whose jobs were displaced during the pandemic, these companies are creating skilled jobs with competitive wages. “
The 13 companies are expected to create a total of 2,314 high-quality jobs in southern Nevada over the next five years at an average hourly wage of $ 33.36. Many of these jobs match the new jobs identified in Southern Nevada target sectors, including technology, manufacturing and logistics, which are essential to the region’s economic growth and diversification.
“We are delighted to see these companies investing in Southern Nevada and creating jobs for our residents,” said Jonas Peterson, President and CEO of LVGEA. “The recovery we are currently experiencing is the result of a shared regional economic development strategy, improved market conditions and a resilient community. “
“Our focus throughout the pandemic has been very focused on the 50,000 jobs that may not return in the hospitality and recreation sectors of the Nevada economy,” said Michael Brown, executive director of GOED . “In addition to creating new jobs, I am convinced that these companies will create opportunities for retraining workers. “
Group of specific manufactured products – 28 jobs, average salary of $ 27.72
Accurate Manufactured Products Group is an American manufacturer of hard-to-find, custom, and architectural fasteners. The company is looking to establish a distribution facility in the town of Henderson. The company has been approved for the creation of 22 jobs in the first two years of operation with a potential of 28 jobs in the five years of operation.
“Based in Indianapolis, the heart of the Midwest, we’ve been delighted to bring our Midwestern charm as a family business since 1987 to Las Vegas, a great place to do business,” said Company Founder Matt Goldberg. “Domestic manufacturing is more important than ever, and over the next several years there will be many more products and processes to be manufactured here in America. Having a facility in Nevada allows us to get product to our West Coast distributors faster, in a world where speed becomes the defining characteristic. “
Applied Manufacturing, LLC – 174 jobs, average salary of $ 24.45
Applied Medical designs, develops and manufactures medical devices. Applied Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Applied Medical, is establishing a new manufacturing facility in the city of North Las Vegas. This company has been approved for the creation of 54 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 174 jobs within five years of operation.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the City of North Las Vegas community. Thanks to LVGEA for helping to make this expansion possible, ”said Tom Wachli, President of Applied Manufacturing. “We look forward to bringing our unique business model, collaborative and team-based culture, and rewarding career opportunities to one of Nevada’s fastest growing cities. “
Ball Metal Beverage Container Corp. – 222 jobs, average salary of $ 32.53
Ball Corporation provides innovative and sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the US government. Ball will establish a new facility in the city of North Las Vegas. This company was approved for the creation of 178 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 222 new jobs within five years of operation.
CAE – 87 jobs, $ 57.58 average salary
CAE is a high-tech company and an aviation training partner of aviation professionals, airlines, business aviation operators, aircraft manufacturers and the defense industry. The company will establish an aviation training center in southern Nevada. CAE has been approved for the creation of 78 jobs in the first two years of operation with a potential of 87 jobs in the five years of operation.
Crown Holdings, Inc. – 126 jobs
Crown Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading global supplier of rigid packaging products to consumer marketing companies, as well as packaging products, equipment and services. transport and protection for a wide range of end markets. Global headquarters are located in Yardley, Pennsylvania. The company will establish a new aluminum beverage can manufacturing plant in the town of Mesquite. This company was approved for the creation of 126 jobs during the first two years of operation.
“We are delighted to join the Mesquite Technology and Commerce Center with a new, state-of-the-art 355,000 square foot beverage can manufacturing facility, creating 126 new jobs,” said Timothy J. Donahue, President and CEO of management. “We are grateful for the time and resources of LVGEA throughout the selection process and look forward to being an integral part of the community of Mesquite, Nevada. “
Flowers Baking Company of Henderson, LLC – 88 jobs, average salary of $ 25.44
Flowers Baking Company is a food manufacturing company that produces sliced bread and rolls. The company will expand its current operations in the town of Henderson. This company has been approved for the creation of 66 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 88 jobs within five years of operation.
Dynamic Haddington II, SARL – 363 jobs, average salary of $ 67.62
Haddington Dynamics is a leading robotics and automation research and development company. The company will expand its current operations in Clark County. This company was approved for the creation of 99 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 363 jobs during the five years of operation.
Motional AD Inc. – 203 jobs, average salary of $ 35.92
Motional is an autonomous vehicle company committed to making autonomous cars safe, reliable and accessible. The company will expand its current operations in southern Nevada. This company has been approved for the creation of 111 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 203 jobs within five years.
“Motional has been in Las Vegas for more than four years, during which time we have helped establish the region as a hub for future mobility innovation,” said Abe Ghabra, vice president of global operations by Motional. “Las Vegas is home to our public robotaxi service, a fleet that has safely introduced hundreds of thousands of consumers to driverless technology, and which is also essential to our test and research operations. We are delighted to continue to invest in our Las Vegas operations through the expansion of our closed-course testing facility and significant recruiting. We thank the LVGEA for their support and continued dedication to the region’s thriving tech community.
NeuroVu Studios – 33 jobs, average salary of $ 33.20
NeuroVu is an innovative film and video production company. The company will establish the first extended reality studio of its kind in Las Vegas. The company has been approved for the creation of 20 jobs in the first two years of operation with a potential of 33 jobs in the five years of operation.
“After careful assessment of the film, television and advertising industry attraction cities of New York and Los Angeles, the attractive and established film and television incentives offered by Atlanta and the cities of emerging productions from Phoenix, Park City and Chicago, we believe Las Vegas offers an exciting and established ecosystem for us to grow, ”said Jason Soto, vice president of strategy and growth at NeuroVu. “NeuroVu is committed to continuing to grow and diversify the Las Vegas market. The region has access to a rich workforce of creative and technical employees. Nevada’s commitment to training programs will provide us with excellent recruiting opportunities. We are committed to building and expanding a technically skilled workforce. In Las Vegas, R&D and commercialization partnerships with UNLV and other key local partners will enable rapid and significant growth.
Nuro, Inc. – 370 jobs, average salary of $ 28.24
Nuro produces autonomous vehicles designed for the delivery of local goods. The company will establish an autonomous vehicle test site and end-of-line manufacturing facility in Las Vegas. This company has been approved for the creation of 250 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 370 jobs during the five years of operation.
“This is an important milestone for Nuro, as we are now able to invest in the infrastructure to build tens of thousands of robots,” said Jianjun Zhu, co-founder and CEO of Nuro. “We greatly appreciate the advice of the LVGEA and for providing us with their time and resources throughout the process.”
T-Mobile USA, Inc. – over 100 jobs, average salary $ 25.50
T-Mobile is a communications services company. The company plans to relocate and expand its T-Mobile Customer Experience Center and existing team in Las Vegas, to bring its innovative and industry-leading Team of Experts (TEX) model to even more clients. This company plans to create more than 100 jobs within five years.
“T-Mobile is thrilled to have the opportunity to expand its operations in Southern Nevada and connect with the incredible talent this region has to offer to extend our personalized and one-of-a-kind approach to further serve more customers in this area – and beyond, ”said Callie Field, executive vice president of customer service at T-Mobile. “We are delighted with what will happen for the Un-carrier! “
Wells Enterprises, Inc. – 87 jobs, average salary of $ 22.82
Wells Enterprises is an ice cream and frozen dessert manufacturer. The company will expand its current operations from southern Nevada into the town of Henderson. This company was approved for the creation of 87 jobs during the first two years of operation.
A logistics company – 414 jobs, average salary of $ 26.43
A logistics company will establish a full-line distribution center in the city of North Las Vegas. This company has been approved for the creation of 207 jobs during the first two years of operation with a potential of 414 jobs within five years of operation.
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