The world’s only clean battery recycling company, Aqua Metals, Inc., has announced an additional 50 jobs and over $1.3 million in capital investments to Storey County. The company built a lead facility in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in mid-2016 and has been expanding since. Among other uses, lead-based batteries provide back-up power for hospitals and are the primary mode of energy storage for buildings, data centers and telecom. This rising demand for lead has resulted in growth for Aqua Metals.
A family-owned business that manufactures environmentally-friendly, molded fiber products, Berkley International has announced an addition of 28 jobs to the Carson City area. The company supplies wine packaging to Northern California, protective packaging for products in Utah and California as well as custom turn-key solutions for business. Berkley expects to add over $9 million in capital investments to the area.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Google, Design, LLC has proposed a Clark County-based data center that will service the company’s customers in North America. The center would add 50 jobs and $600 million in capital investments. For the purposes of the data center abatement, Design, LLC will own the personal property and Google will operate and employ individuals at the data center. As of June of this year, Google and its affiliates has 89,058 full-time employees.
A designer and developer of high-performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products, FOX Factory, Inc. has announced an addition of 50 jobs to the Washoe County area. The company is a direct supplier to leading power vehicle and equipment manufacturers and includes products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks and SUVs. The company expects to add $832,500 in capital investments.
Premium Waters is a manufacturer of private label bottled water in the United States. The company distributes across 47 states and offers a variety of different types of waters including water cooler systems, single cup brewers and thermal brewing systems for home an office deliver. Premium Waters has announced the addition of 12 jobs and over $13.6 million in capital investments to Clark County.
Founded in 2017, Redwood Materials, Inc. uses sustainable processes to recover technology materials from post-consumer and post-industrial electronics. The company has announced an addition of 31 jobs and over $3.8 million in capital investments to Carson City. Redwood Materials has developed new chemical, metallurgical and mechanical technologies for recovering materials from electronics.