Monin, Inc. is a global manufacturer of beverage syrups, concentrates, sweeteners and flavorings. The company has announced plans to build an 80,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Reno to serve as a backbone for the company’s long-term west coast operations. The opening of the facility is expected to provide 30 jobs and $9 million in capital investment. The company employs over 600 people and distributes its products to over 144 countries.
Founded in 1948, Smith’s Food & Drug Centers, Inc. is a subsidiary of the Kroger Co., a grocery chain headquartered in Salt Lake City. The company is expected to open a 482,000 square foot distribution center in Henderson. The center could provide as many as 182 jobs and just over $8.4 million in capital investment. A local Smith’s distribution facility would ship products to various states in the Southwest including throughout Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.