Ardagh manufacturing plant brings 140 jobs to region

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Ardagh manufacturing plant brings 140 jobs to region

A new manufacturing plant will bring 140 jobs to northern Nevada in the next five years.

Ardagh Group is opening a new plant in Storey County at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center.

The company, along with the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada made the announcement at a press conference in Reno Thursday.

The new facility will bring 140 technical jobs to the region, including about 70 positions in the first six months.

Ardagh Group produces glass and metal packaging for food, beverage, and consumer brands. With more than 100 facilities in 25 countries, the company produces more than 32 billion containers a year.

Company officials say they chose the area for its business tax structure, cost of living, infrastructure, and skilled workforce.