IMPROVE

Increase productivity, reduce costs, and minimize energy use.

GROW

Enter new markets, create new products, and increase profits.

LEARN

Implement customized on-site training for your employees.

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POPCORN GIRL

  • $200,000 client deal negotiated
  • Franchised the company
  • Entered into international market
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JENSEN METALTECH

  • 50% reduction in employee turnover
  • 20% reduction in rework labor
  • Improved communication techniques
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VITAMIX

  • 600 employees educated in lean
  • 200% increase in receiving throughput
  • 35% increase in product refresh throughput
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NORTH SAILS

  • 25 new jobs created
  • $5M increased sales
  • 31% increase in productivity
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GE ENGINES

  • $100,000+ in savings
  • Streamlined hiring process
  • Reduced employee training time
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VSR INDUSTRIES

  • 33% increase in productivity
  • $200,000 saved on new press brakes
  • 87% reduction for work in progress
 
“We use Nevada Industry Excellence’s local resources to supplement our management team here at Dura-Bond. Customized training is just one of the benefits realized – not to mention the savings in time and money.”

— Chuck Barnett, President Dura-Bond Bearing Company

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“I wanted to thank you again for allowing our team leaders to attend the course. Several of them came back energized about the concepts they had learned and we’ve started making changes to our flow lines as a result.”

— Michael Meguiar, GE Transportation, Las Vegas Plant Leader

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“Nevada Industry Excellence staff went out of their way to integrate themselves into our organization, made a logical assessment of our needs and assisted us every step of the way to implement the best ideas of Lean Manufacturing.”

— Ron Wardle, Electronics Branch Manager, Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO)

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Nevada Industry Excellence wins the award to serve as Nevada’s Manufacturing Extension Center

RENO, Nev. – When businesspeople work with Nevada Industry Excellence, they walk away with their unique needs met for an affordable rate. NVIE helps industrial companies achieve enhanced productivity, increased profitability and improved global competitiveness. NVIE was recently awarded the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s MEP program cooperative agreement for Nevada following a competitive… Read More

Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project: Smarter Employers. Better Employees.

Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project: Smarter Employers. Better Employees. By Cheryl Olson, Project Director, Nevada’s Apprenticeship Project More than 75 years ago, the apprenticeship system began in construction and other skilled trades. Today there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, including careers in healthcare, IT, energy, advanced manufacturing and more. Northern Nevada is experiencing new economic growth… Read More