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More Than 100 Jobs Created Over the Next 24 Months, Full-service Contact Manufacturer Opens in Reno



CARSON CITY, Nev.— LACO, Inc. is a full-service turnkey manufacturer specializing in wire and cable assemblies, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Established in 1991 and headquartered in Livermore, Calif., the company has been a preferred partner of many OEM companies. This year, LACO has expanded its operations to Reno, Nev. and is currently holding interviews for several positions at its new 36,000 square foot facility located at 1150 Trademark Ave. LACO will provide an estimated 100 new jobs during the next 24 months of operation. The company estimates the job count to reach 200 by the end of its fifth year in operation.

LACO’s mission is to support its customers by providing superior products and services of exceptional value, which help customers gain competitive advantage in their perspective markets. LACO upholds its mission by seeking continuous improvement through learning and education, by applying new technologies where feasible and by enforcing fair business practices. LACO is committed to providing a pleasant and growth oriented environment thus encouraging its employees to be highly productive as they achieve personal as well as professional growth.  LACO seeks to develop trust and partnerships with its customers by providing quality products on time and by ensuring its existence through market diversification to ensure stability even in the most volatile economic periods.

The company’s expansion was brokered by Tom Miller of Miller Industrial Properties based in Reno, Nev., a broker partner of the Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA), and Bob Kumnick of Lee and Associates Commercial Real Estate Services based in Pleasanton, Calif.

LACO Founder and CEO Erika Meciar stated, “Expanding our operations to Reno, Nevada was a strategic decision that involved weighing all the positives and negatives. The goal was to find a location that would combine a favorable business environment with an equally complimenting standard of living for our employees. The support we have received from NNDA and Miller Industrial Properties has only further solidified our decision.”

Rob Hooper, NNDA executive director, remarked, “We are pleased to work with companies like LACO that bring a strong number of jobs but also appreciate the quality of life its employees enjoy here in the Sierra Region.”

For more information about LACO, visit www.lacoinc.com or call 888-LACOINC (888-522-6462).  For more information about NNDA, visit www.nnda.org or call 775-883-4413.

NNDA’s mission is to facilitate the recruitment of new business and industry and the retention and expansion of existing businesses.  NNDA’s vision is to secure an abundant and sustainable economy for Nevada where all residents have the opportunity to grow in prosperity and realize their financial goals.

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