Reno, Nev. (Dec. 5, 2014) – Seven new companies to grow in the Reno – Sparks area; six companies that recently relocated to Northern Nevada, and one company that is newly formed here, will collectively add 194 jobs in five years to the local economy.  Additionally, three of these companies will locate their headquarters operations in the Reno area.

The companies worked closely with the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) as they chose locations in Reno based on cost savings, business-friendly environment and access to local resources.

Cuco, LLC – designs, manufactures and distributes innovative products that utilize the intrinsic bactericidal properties of copper to address the unmet need of countering harmful effects of bacteria in three specific areas: Diabetic Health, Outdoor/Activity Wear and Institutional/Facility Care. The company has relocated its headquarters from California to Reno and plans to create up to 15 jobs in five years. Cuco was represented by Melissa Molineux of Colliers.

Fulcrum Sierra BioFuels – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fulcrum BioEnergy, is utilizing a game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels.  The construction of Fulcrum’s new plant in Storey C