Noah Glick

In northeastern Nevada, the economic focus has been on mining for the last several decades. Local leaders are now looking ahead for new opportunities to carry the region forward.

International Company Opens $22.5 Million Plant In Fernley

Nov 15, 2016
Deceuninck North America

A large manufacturing plant for windows and doors has opened in Fernley. Our contributor Brook Bentley of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly has the details.

As Tesla ramps up construction at the Gigafactory in Northern Nevada, Truckee Meadows Community College—or TMCC—already has waiting lists for its various manufacturing programs. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray explains.

TMCC President Maria Sheehan says that as more people become interested in manufacturing jobs like the ones Tesla would offer, TMCC has seen a big jump in registration for its technology programs.

Now that Tesla will be setting up shop in Storey County to make batteries for its electric cars, Truckee Meadows Community College is planning to develop more programs for skilled high-tech workers.  Reno Public Radio’s Michelle Bliss reports that the school will build on what it already has to offer.