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


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


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and more than 1100 manufacturers from across the nation joined in sending a unity letter to President-Elect Trump and Congress. In a press release, NAM president Jay Timmons noted the centrality of American manufacturing to the election: “This election makes clear that Americans agree that manufacturing is the nation’s… Read More


By Karsten Heise, Director | Technology Commercialization, Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development   When we talk about Manufacturing we often hear about repetitive manual tasks on assembly lines, shifting production offshore to Asia or – more recently – moving back to the United States, automation and the replacement of workers by machines is being mentioned, and concerns… Read More