Tronox, a manufacturing plant in Henderson, recently donated $5,000 to benefit students in the robotics club at Basic Academy of International Studies. The donation assisted the program by providing students with an extracurricular activity that will brighten their futures. Due to the generous donation and community support that Tronox provides, Basic Robotics Club now has … [Read more...] about Tronox Assists Henderson High School with Donation
Tronox, a manufacturing plant in Henderson recently donated $5,000 to benefit students in the robotics club at Basic Academy of International Studies. The donation assisted the program by providing students with an extracurricular activity that will brighten their futures. Due to the generous donation, Basic Robotics Club hosted six competition teams this year alone, which … [Read more...] about Henderson High School Robotics Club Succeeds from Tronox Donation
“When employees live and breathe your core values. When employees put the team, company and customer above themselves, that’s how you know you have the right people.” Kelsey Martin | Director of People and Culture, Bristlecone Holdings “You know you have the right employees when you can see that people are excited about what they do. When people enjoy their work they have … [Read more...] about How Do You Know You Have the Right Employees?
“A strength of character that shows itself through integrity in action and a genuine commitment to create a positive work environment.” Lynn W. Mitchell, CHA | Chairman of the Board, Nevada Hotel & Lodging Association and Vice President of Operations, Soleil Management - “I think they’d find me understated, but driven, especially when it comes to my family. My … [Read more...] about What would be a person’s first impression of you?
“Candlelighters of Southern Nevada is special to me because of the support, education, hope and advocacy they provide families of children with cancer. It’s important for these families to know they are not alone and that someone cares.” Justin Brown | Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Southwest Gas “My most compassionate feelings go out to the single-parent homeless. Our … [Read more...] about What is your favorite charity?
Wellness programs are becoming more popular in today’s economy as both employers and employees alike work to keep healthcare costs down. Wellness programs are workplace programs that promote healthy lifestyle choices, offer opportunities to take control of health issues and cut healthcare costs. Programs may include education, athletic opportunities, on-site medical … [Read more...] about Workin’ Out at Work: Corporate Wellness in Nevada
No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) for the State … [Read more...] about Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future
Plant Manager Henderson How did you first get into your profession? [I had an] interest in chemistry and engineering in high school, so I got a Chemical Engineering degree in college. What do you like most and least about your industry? Most is the diversity of areas of interest available within this profession and least would be the loss of such businesses in the … [Read more...] about Rick Stater: Tronox