GOED Board Welcomes Hundreds of New Nevada Jobs

CARSON CITY, Nev. (July 12, 2013) – The Board of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has approved the creation of hundreds of new jobs in Nevada through the expansion of existing Nevada companies and companies that are moving to the state.  Additionally, Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc.; Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, Torchmate; New Logic Research, Inc.; and Pathion, LLC, are expected to create over 200 new primary jobs in Nevada and capital investment in excess of $85 million into the state, as a result of the Catalyst Fund.

“Today’s meeting represented companies across the energy, manufacturing, technology and distribution sectors among others,” Governor Brian Sandoval said.  “What’s more, the companies the Board approved today are locating in counties across Nevada including Lyon, Douglas, Clark and Washoe, bringing high-quality jobs for our citizens. Our efforts to diversify our economy and grow private sector jobs are continuing to get Nevada working again.”

"We continue to see exceptional companies, attracted by all that our state has to offer, bring and grow great jobs for Nevadans,” said Director Steve Hill, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. “The diversity of the companies, and the breadth of reasons for why they chose Nevada, was remarkable.  Each company pointed out that our business-friendly environment and available incentives were key reasons for their decision, but many also mentioned our quality of life, the available workforce, and both the quality of graduates from our university system and the potential for research partnerships with UNLV and UNR.”

Ardagh Metal Packaging USA, Inc. (Storey County): The company will create at least 72 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of $79,981,377.  The company is a leading packaging business operating 100 facilities in metal, glass and technology across 25 countries.

Lincoln Cutting Systems, Torchmate (Washoe County): The company will create 25 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of $1,145,500.  The company currently has 89 primary jobs in Nevada. 

New Logic Research, Inc. (Douglas County): The company will create 21 new primary jobs for Nevada in year one, with a total capital investment of $3,273,000. The company is the developer and manufacturer of the VESP filtration equipment for industrial customers.

Pathion, LLC (Clark County): The company will create 54 new primary jobs in Nevada.  The company offers a unique opportunity for Nevada to create a vertically-integrated lithium supply chain through the research and development of a new gel-liquid chemical system that improves the electrolyte in the lithium ion battery.

Further, through 12 other companies, nearly 800 new jobs and over $140 million in capital investment are expected for Nevada as a result of the Board and Director Hill’s actions today:

Barbour Well, Inc. (Clark County): 6 jobs and $2,800,000 in capital investment; specializes in drilling large diameter geothermal wells that are high yield high quality in  support of the geothermal industry throughout Nevada, California, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho and the Western United States.

Bodybuilding.com, LLC (Clark County): 90 jobs and $1,597,520 in capital investment; the largest online sports nutrition company in the world, based in Boise, Idaho.

Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (Clark County): 75 jobs and $540,850 in capital investment; an independent specialty finance company that provides indirect automobile financing to individuals with past credit problems, low incomes, or limited credit histories.

Creative Tent International (Clark County): 76 jobs and $1,039,260 in capital investment; a woman-owned small business with over 50 years of experience in design, manufacturing and service to the fabric structure industry.

Cristek Interconnects, Inc. (Douglas County): 19 jobs and $1,431,288 in capital investment; Cristek leverages its vertical integration and engineering expertise to distinguish itself as a best-in-class, harness and complex electromechanical assembly manufacturer.

CSI PrePrint, LLC (Clark County): 22 jobs and $14,500,000 in capital investment; designed advanced printing processes that can realize the required volume in a reliable, robust manner.

eBay, Inc. (Clark and Storey Counties): 36 jobs and $44,320,908 in capital investment; an American multinational internet consumer-to-consumer corporation headquartered in San Jose, California.

Myers Lawn & Garden Group (Washoe County): 45 jobs; comprised of industry-leading horticultural container companies serving the needs of professional growers, grower distributors, retail garden centers and mass merchandisers.

Performance Pipe, a Division of Chevron Phillips Chemical LP (Washoe County): 9 jobs and $12,243,000 in capital investment; the largest producer of polyethylene piping products in North America.

Shipito, LLC (Douglas County): 14 jobs and $260,090 in capital investment; Provides a mail forwarding service for those who shop in the U.S. and live abroad.

SolarCity, Inc. (Clark County): 269 jobs and $3,270,805 in capital investment; a national leader in clean energy services.

The WEBstaurant Store, Inc. (Lyon County): 50 jobs and $1,363,925 in capital investment; has succeeded in creating and fostering an innovative, easy-to-use website to meet the demands of the purchasing needs of food service professionals throughout the United States and Canada.

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About the Governor’s Office of Economic Development:


Created during the 2011 session of the Nevada Legislature, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is the result of a collaborative effort between the Nevada Legislature and Governor Brian Sandoval to restructure economic development in the state. GOED’s role is to promote a robust, diversified and prosperous economy in Nevada, to stimulate business expansion and retention, encourage entrepreneurial enterprise, attract new businesses and facilitate community development. More information on the Governor’s Office of Economic Development can be viewed at www.diversifynevada.com .

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