Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 | 6 a.m.
Amica Mutual Insurance Company
Amica Mutual Insurance Company is the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. Founded in 1907, the company’s corporate headquarters – located in Lincoln, R.I. – offers automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance to its customers. Life coverage is also available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica, which employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country, chose to base its second national sales center in Henderson after a comprehensive site search of the western United States. The local office has expectations to expand to more than 20 employees by 2011.
Founded in 1991 by Antonio Diaz de Leon and his wife Armida Fonseca, Ardyss International set out with a goal to fulfill the dreams of millions of families through nutrition, skin care and reshaping the body. With a team of engineers, doctors, cosmetologists and nutriologists in place, Ardyss has grown into a corporation with a complex distribution that reaches the United States, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
CallTower recognizes that successful business practices depend on effective communication with colleagues, employees, customers and partners. Using various forms of communication (e-mail, conferencing, voicemail, phone, etc.), CallTower recognizes that these methods aren’t always designed to work cohesively so it became the leading service provider for unified communications solutions. The company, which recently relocated its headquarters to a 3,300-square-foot space in Henderson, transforms enterprise voice and data communications into a strategic business tool that provides a competitive advantage in today’s market.
EFCO, a privately held, professionally managed company, provides innovative customer solutions to satisfy commercial design challenges from historical replication to cutting-edge new construction. With its newest service center in Henderson, it will offer entrance doorframes and stock material for commercial customers on the West Coast. EFCO is dedicated to building the community with products, services and programs that promote outstanding commercial design. The newest service center brings 15 new jobs to the community and is housed in a 30,000-square-foot space.
Eyeponti is a new media venture uniquely positioned to tap into the growing demand for video opinion-making content and social interactive networking on the Internet. At launch, Eyeponti will become the standard-bearer for what is an untapped market of individual opinion and talent looking to engage in a constructive and intelligent manner via online video. The venture will allow users to not just view but also participate in its network via video submissions or live debate.
Field Ironworkers’ Apprenticeship & Training Center
Traverse Point Industrial Center in Henderson became the new home to the Field Ironworkers’ Apprenticeship & Training Center in 2009. The facilities, consisting of more than 32,000 square feet of space, will serve as a regional center providing instruction and training in key skilled trades.
Figueroa Motorsports Inc.
Figueroa Motorsports Inc. offers high performance race, auto and marine part sales and technicians. Offering an online store as well as constant in-person and phone support, Figueroa specializes in helping its customers select the right items the first time around. The relocation and expansion to a 7,500-square-foot facility in Henderson is a permanent move from Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Precision Metal Fabrication Inc.
Precision Metal Fabrication Inc. is a custom design and manufacturing company that located its corporate headquarters to Henderson in 2009. This relatively new company has had explosive sales growth due to its unique engineering services and creative designs. Its metal fabricated products range from decorative balconies, doors, and canopies to solar energy manufacturing products. Its products can be seen locally at the new CityCenter Project and the McCarran Airport, besides growing customers all over the U.S.
Prestige Optical Mastering
Prestige Optical Mastering Services will be located at the Henderson Commerce Center IV and is the first in North America to offer high-definition mastering services for Blu-ray movie and video game discs.
Spectrum Pharmaceuticals is a commercial-stage biotechnology company with a focus in oncology. The company acquires and develops a broad and diverse pipeline of late-stage clinical and commercial products and establishes a commercial organization for its approved drugs.
Themeing Solutions Inc.
Themeing Solutions Inc. is a specialty themeing manufacturer that can capture unique and creative ideas and craft them into reality. With more than 100 years of combined experience and talent among management, Themeing Solutions Inc. has engineered and fabricated ideas and concepts for various hotel and casinos, theaters, restaurants, clubs, production shows and more.
Unicity International’s mission is to make life better by helping people look better, feel better and live better. As a global organization with branches in 26 countries and headquarters in Orem, Utah, Unicity offers state-of-the-art nutritional products formulated to work with the body to restore energy, balance and health using cutting-edge, natural and safe ingredients. Unicity International opened a 20,000-square-foot distribution center to help better serve its global customers.
U.S. Korean Business Development Service
The U.S. Korean Business Development Service is a new business venture created to bridge the assets of Nevada to Korean investors. The organization and the city of Henderson signed a joint memorandum of agreement in 2009 to promote Henderson to small, medium and large businesses in Korea. The company is located in the Henderson Business Resource Center in downtown.