Asia Union Electrical Chemical Corporation
Founded in 1988 in Taipei, Taiwan, Asia Union is a chemical production company locating its North American headquarters to McCarran, Storey County. Producing and marketing high-pure chemicals, chemical formulas and solvents for cleaning, photolithography and more, the company will be investing approximately $17 million for capital equipment in the first two years with plans to hire 30 employees with an average hourly wage of $30.87.
eCig Distributors, moving from California, plans to lease a 33,810 square-foot distribution facility and hire 55 new employees over the first two years of operation with an average hourly wage of $21.42. Partnering with UNLV for a recruitment program, they will fill part-time positions with local students. Additionally, capital investments of about $180,000 in equipment will be made. The company specializes in the sale of vapor products that are distributed in 48 states across the US and 83 countries worldwide.
Geofortis Pozzolans, LLC
Geofortis Pozzolans plans to open a 30,000 square-foot mineral processing facility in Reno. The new plant will have specialized milling, mixing and handling equipment to produce supplementary cementitious material, including natural pozzolan formed by volcanic ash. This material is used to solve potential technical challenges facing the concrete industry. The company plans to hire 200 employees and invest about $20 million in capital expenditures by the end of its fifth year in operation.
SA Automotive, a manufacturer of headliners and other interior components for the automotive industry, has expanded current operations in Michigan by opening an additional facility in Reno. The company will invest approximately $5,032,322 for capital equipment in the first two years of operation. More than 50 positions will be filled with an average wage of $20.27 per hour and the hiring process is currently in progress for the new location. SA Automotive’s primary client is Tesla, but other clients also include BMW and Mercedes-Benz.