2017 Recap: LVGEA helps create 5,679 jobs as 36 companies expand/relocate to Southern NV

by Nicole K. Santero

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), Southern Nevada’s regional development authority, is ending the year on a strong note. Together with partner organizations, the LVGEA assisted in the expansion and relocation of 36 companies in 2017, projecting the creation of 5,679 total jobs for the region over the next five years.

Of the 36 companies, 62 percent were categorized as manufacturing logistics—one of the LVGEA’s target industries that were identified early this year.

The following companies relocated or expanded to Southern Nevada in 2017:

• Stixis
• Astound
• Moen
• Sunshine Minting Inc.
• Teletech
• Muscle & Strength
• Oasis Biotech
• Lobostar Inc.
• Arcadia Roofs
• Ecig Distributors
• Ryze Renewables Las Vegas, LLC
• Scientific Games
• Lioher
• Catapult Global
• Soothe Inc.
• Global Nutrition
• 500 Group Supercar Systems
• Aristocrat Technologies Inc.
• The Anthem Companies Inc.
• Slice Of Life
• Vegas Sheets
• Medolac
• 24/7 In Touch
• Health Binge
• Tissue Life
• Xtreme Manufacutring
• PRA Group
• Virtual Guard
• Simple ESG
• Derby Spirits
• Progress Rail Service
• P3 Health
• Originate
• Precision Tube Laser, LLC
• Redeye
• Desert Diamond Industries

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