By Karen Schnog, Department of Business and Industry In November 2016, the federal government allocated $7 billion in New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) to support investment in businesses operating in distressed communities throughout the U.S. Although not new, this is the largest allocation to the program since inception. From 2000 to 2016, $50.5 billion in… Read More


Full-Tilt Logistics, a family run and woman owned company, resides in the transportation hub in the Reno-Sparks area. As an upcoming leader in the transportation industry, Full-Tilt specializes in providing shipping and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes, including small manufacturers. Today, the Full-Tilt team sat down with us to give us their best… Read More


  The Economic Pulse newsletter published by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is available online.     February issue highlights: P3 Workforce Development partnership at the Tesla Gigafactory GOED identifies expansion opportunities in mining supply chain LEAP program aims to grow Nevada’s skilled workforce GOED introduces AB 69 to provide a pathway… Read More


RENO, Nev. – When businesspeople work with Nevada Industry Excellence, they walk away with their unique needs met for an affordable rate. NVIE helps industrial companies achieve enhanced productivity, increased profitability and improved global competitiveness. NVIE was recently awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s MEP program cooperative agreement for Nevada following a competitive… Read More


Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project: Smarter Employers. Better Employees. By Cheryl Olson, Project Director, Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project More than 75 years ago, the apprenticeship system began in construction and other skilled trades. Today there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, including careers in healthcare, IT, energy, advanced manufacturing and more. Northern Nevada is experiencing new economic growth… Read More


Nanotechnology refers to a wide range of substances manufactured at an atomic or molecular level. Because of the extremely small size of such materials, they have unique properties that are not yet understood. While nanotechnology is exciting and presents many possibilities for advancement in the future, there are also many undefined and unsubstantiated risks associated… Read More