LAS VEGAS— Four companies will relocate to or add operations in Southern Nevada with the assistance of Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA): Kolay Flooring, ClearBags, Holda and Uniworld Omniport. The companies will add a total of 185 jobs in the next five years. LVGEA assisted in each company’s expansion by providing information around potential incentives, real estate, licensing, workforce, and the advantages of doing business in Southern Nevada.
“We’re excited to see these companies choosing to invest and create new jobs in Southern Nevada,” said Jonas Peterson, President and CEO of LVGEA. “Thanks to companies like these, our economic recovery is accelerating.”
Kolay Flooring International, LLC – 100 jobs, $24.44 average wage
Kolay Flooring is a California-based manufacturer and distributor of flooring products. The company is a privately-owned family business with global affiliates in the flooring and design industry. The company is looking to expand its operations in a North Las Vegas facility.
ClearBags — 35 jobs, $20 average wage
ClearBags is relocating to Southern Nevada from California. The manufacturing company creates packaging solutions for photographers, artists, foodies, stationers, crafters, healthcare specialists, procurement professionals, and retail businesses. The company will establish a warehouse/distribution center in the City of North Las Vegas.
“Here in North Las Vegas, we have been focused on diversifying the economy of not just our city, but the entire region,” said North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee. “Kolay Flooring and ClearBags are bringing good manufacturing and distribution jobs to our city, and I’m pleased they chose North Las Vegas to expand their brands – they see the value of doing business here and becoming our business partners.”
“It’s exciting to see businesses like Kolay Flooring and ClearBags open up facilities here in North Las Vegas,” said North Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem Isaac Barron, who represents the area where both facilities are located. “This is bringing more than 100 quality jobs into my ward, and I’m looking forward to seeing the continued success of both companies in our community.”
Holda, LLC – 30 jobs, $24 average wage
Holda designs and manufactures automotive, pet, and household products. The new manufacturing company was formed by Californians who moved their residence to set up operations in Nevada. Holda will establish operations in a Clark County facility.
“We are excited to relocate to Clark County,” said General Manager Julian Garcia. “Southern Nevada’s pro-business policies, skilled workforce, and favorable tax structure were key factors in our company’s decision to move our operations. The team at LVGEA has given us access to the many resources we need to thrive in the region.”
“Clark County offers a great climate, a young and talented workforce and a business-friendly environment that allows companies like Holda to grow and expand their customer base,” said Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft. “We welcome Holda to its new facility just west of the Las Vegas Strip and wish them great success.”
Uniworld Omniport – 20 jobs, $34.34 average wage
Uniworld Omniport, doing business as BBO Poker Tables and Game Theory Tables, specializes in e-commerce and home gaming. The company builds both poker tables and other game tables. The company will be moving its California headquarters to Clark County.
“The LVGEA was an invaluable resource in identifying the benefits and navigating the details of relocating to Nevada,” said Founder and CEO George Chao. “We are very much looking forward to the next chapter in our company history!”
“We are excited to welcome Uniworld Omniport to Clark County,” said Clark County Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick. “As a company that specializes in e-commerce and home gaming, Southern Nevada is a perfect fit for its new headquarters, and we look forward to the job opportunities that our local workforce will enjoy.”