Nevada Newsmakers host Sam Shad recently interviewed NVIE Director Mark Anderson in Reno and NVIE Deputy Director Terry Culp in Las Vegas. In the interview, Mark Anderson and Terry Culp discuss Nevada’s statewide growth and getting the workforce ready, particularly in manufacturing.  … Read More


Many businesses looking to reduce operational waste may see lean practices as a perfect solution. Many times, these businesses do not fully understand lean. Director Mark D Anderson of Nevada Industry Excellence explains the many fallacies of lean and further defines the practice. Fallacy #1: Implementation of Lean Practices rely only on Lean Tools Businesses… Read More


  NVIE’s new director, Mark Anderson, was recently interviewed by Nevada Today about his history and what he hopes to bring to Nevada Industry Excellence. Read the full story here “When I had the opportunity to join NVIE, I felt it was an opportunity to help Nevada companies become more competitive regionally and nationally.” Anderson’s… Read More


The Las Vegas Business Press recently published an article by NVIE’s own project manager Mary Arbutina. The article explores how lean practices such as Value Stream Mapping, typically used in manufacturing, can also be beneficial in office operations. Arbutina also provides a quick checklist for those thinking about implementing lean. Read the full article here… Read More


Nevada Industry Excellence (NVIE) was awarded $68,764 to perform energy audits for between 11-15 rural small businesses and agricultural producers. The grant pays for 75% of the energy audit and the recipient of the energy audit must pay 25% of the cost. Energy audits are available throughout Nevada for agricultural producers and in eligible rural… Read More


Apprenticeships Help Employers Meet Their Labor Needs Now By: Cheryl Olson, Project Director, Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project Significant talent shortages and skill gaps are slowing employers’ efforts to expand, innovate, and excel. These workforce challenges undermine productivity and profitability. The good news? There is a program solution to meet talent challenges: Registered Apprenticeship. Apprenticeship programs are… Read More