Made in Nevada…Stays in Nevada…Building Panasonic

Made in Nevada…Stays in Nevada…Building Panasonic

by Corrine Casanova Panasonic is a nearly 100-year-old global company with headquarters in Japan, but when it comes to lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing for Tesla vehicles, they are absolutely made in Nevada. There are divisions of Panasonic all over the USA with different functions and specific focuses. Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is their…

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Building the Patagonia Culture

by Corrine Casanova A Patagonia onsite childcare center was created two years ago in the Reno location when nine pregnant women were about to go on maternity leave. The company saw a need and acted upon it even though the move required taking a portion of their retail outlet space. At their main headquarters in…

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Getting into the Holiday “Spirits”

by Corrine Casanova Today, Nevada is home to about 37 craft breweries. There were breweries in this state prior to Prohibition in 1920 which banned the production, distribution or sale of alcoholic beverages. After the repeal in 1933, a three-tier system was set in place for the distribution of alcoholic beverages. This system ensured producers…

Nursing School

Orvis School of Nursing

by Corrine Casanova   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the three million nurses working in healthcare, 1.2 million vacancies will emerge for registered nurses by 2022. By 2025, the shortfall is expected to be “more than twice as large as any nurse shortage in the mid-1960s,” according to a 2009 research paper…

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Reno Startup Deck 2.0

by Corrine Casanova It’s fitting that a deck of cards reveals resources to produce a vibrant start-up community here in northern Nevada. After all, this state has a rich history in gaming and there’s a certain amount of respect for a deck of cards. An added bonus: there are no losing cards in StartUp Deck…