Thank You To Our Incredible Nominees & Sponsors For The 2021 Existing Industry Awards And Congratulations To The Winners!

2021 Industry Awards Winners

List of Winners

Tech Innovation ITS Logistics
Covid Champion Custom Ink
Corporate Citizen Small Red Dot Management, LLC
Corporate Citizen Large Monin
Employees First Small Iris Automation
Employees First Large Bombora
Small But Mighty American Duchess
Leader In Sustainability Fulcrum BioEnergy
Manufacturing Excellence Small Nutrient Survival
Manufacturing Excellence Large Haws Corporation
Engagement with Education Small TrainerRoad
Engagement with Education Large Intuit
Community Partner Community Foundation of Northern Nevada
Company of the Year Small Tahoe Trail Bar
Company of the Year Large Nature’s Bakery
President’s Award Artown

2021 Industry Awards Program

2021 Existing Industry Awards Press Release

Reno, Nev. (October 21, 2021) – The Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN), dignitaries, community guests and Title Sponsor, NOW Foods, celebrated the success and contributions of existing primary companies in the Greater Reno-Sparks area at the 9th Annual Existing Industry Awards Event held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.

47 companies from Washoe County, Storey County, Reno, Sparks, and Fernley, as well as local nonprofits, were recognized for their valuable contributions.

2021 EDAWN Existing Industry Awards Winners

Tech Innovation: ITS Logistics

Covid Champion: Custom Ink

Corporate Citizen – Small: Red Dot Management, LLC

Corporate Citizen – Large: Monin

Employees First-Small: Iris Automation

Employees First-Large: Bombora

Small But Mighty: American Duchess

Leader in Sustainability: Fulcrum BioEnergy

Manufacturing Excellence-Small: Nutrient Survival

Manufacturing Excellence-Large: Haws Corporation

Engagement with Education-Small: TrainerRoad

Engagement with Education-Large: Intuit

Community Partner: Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

Company of the Year-Small: Tahoe Trail Bar

Company of the Year-Large: Nature’s Bakery

President’s Award: Artown

“The existing primary companies in Northern Nevada make up the backbone of our regional economy. They are responsible for approximately 50% of our jobs. This event provides an opportunity to the community to thank these companies and let them know we truly appreciate their investment, commitment to the region and their many contributions to our economic vitality” said Mike Kazmierski, CEO of EDAWN.


About EDAWN:

The Economic Development Authority off Western Nevada is a private/public partnership established in 1983. EDAWN is committed to adding quality jobs to the region by recruiting new companies, supporting the success of existing companies, and assisting new forming companies to diversify the economy and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Greater Reno-Sparks.

Contact: Brian Bosma, Manager, Business Retention & Expansion



View previous year award winners

October 17, 2019

Tech Innovation Figure Technologies
Corporate Citizen Small KPS3 Marketing
Corporate Citizen Large UPS
Employees First Small Full Tilt Logistics
Employees First Large NOW Foods
Small But Mighty GroupGets LLC
Leader In Sustainability Small Itronics
Leader in Sustainability Large Switch
Manufacturing Excellence ERG Aerospace
Engagement with Education Bender Group
Community Partner 1 Million Cups Reno
Company of the Year Small Davidson’s Organics Teas
Company of the Year Large Alchemy
President’s Award The Village on Sage Street

October 24, 2018

Biggest Little Wow Strykagen
Corporate Citizen Small CVirtual
Corporate Citizen Large Patagonia
Employees First Small Orthopaedic Implant Company
Employees First Large
Small But Mighty HIDEit Mounts, Inc.
Leader In Sustainability Small Creative Coverings Linen Rentals & Sales
Leader in Sustainability Large Haws Corporation
Manufacturing Excellence Small Revision Brewing Company
Manufacturing Excellence Large NOW Foods
Partnership with Education Panasonic Energy of North America
Community Partner NCET
Company of the Year Small Rubik Environmental, Inc.
Company of the Year Large Elemental LED, Inc.

October 24, 2017

Biggest Little Wow Bombora, Inc.
Corporate Citizen Small Full Tilt Logistics
Corporate Citizen Large Server Technology
Employees First Small Healing HealthCare Systems, Inc.
Employees First Large Patagonia
Founders Award Damon Industries
Leader In Sustainability Small Dragonfly Energy
Leader in Sustainability Large NOW Health Group, Inc.
Manufacturing Excellence Small Moment Skis
Manufacturing Excellence Large Sierra Nevada Corporation
Partnership with Education Switch
Community Partner Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County
Company of the Year Small Gyford Productions, LLC
Company of the Year Large Grand Rounds

October 13, 2016

Biggest Little Wow Abaris Training Resources, Inc.
Corporate Citizen Small Kimmie Candy
Corporate Citizen Large ITS Logistics
Employees First Small Noble Studios
Employees First Large CustomInk
Founders Award Small Davidson’s Organics
Founders Award Large Jensen Precast
Leader In Sustainability Small Speed of Air
Leader in Sustainability Large Tesla
Manufacturing Excellence Small CalRamic Technologies, LLC
Manufacturing Excellence Large Server Technology
Partnership with Education Charles River
Community Partner Nevada Industry Excellence
Company of the Year Small Drone America
Company of the Year Large Clear Capital

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Existing Industry Awards!

We truly appreciate your investment and commitment to the region.

Biggest Little WOW: Filament

Corporate Citizen Award: Burkhart Dental

Employees First Award: Advanced Precision Inc.

Founders Award: Sierra Nevada Corporation

Leader in Sustainability: Fortifiber Corporation

Manufacturing Excellence Small Award: Itronics Inc.

Manufacturing Excellence Large Award:  Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems

We Think Local Award: Sports Attack

Community Partner Award: Truckee Meadows Water Authority

Company of the Year-Small: Bristlecone Holdings

Company of the Year-Large: Server Technology

President’s Award: Reno Sparks Cab Co. and Whittlesea Checker Taxi/Bell Limousine

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Existing Industry Awards!

We truly appreciate your investment and commitment to the region.

Biggest Little WOW: Access Event Solutions

Corporate Citizen Small: Computerized Screening Inc.

Corporate Citizen Large: Haws Corporation

Employees First: Fortifiber Building Systems Group

Founders Award: EP Minerals

Leader in Sustainability: Trex Company Inc.

Supply Chain Excellence: AVA Logistics

Think Local Small: AD Hawk

Think Local Large: Belnick Inc.

Community Partner: Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

Company of the Year-Small: NevadaNano

Company of the Year Large: NOW Foods

President’s Award: Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center

(L. Lance Gilman, Roger William Norman, Don Roger Norman)