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Intechra expands to greater Reno-Tahoe, creating 60 jobs
by Tribune Staff
Apr 08, 2010 | 1477 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — A leading provider of information technology asset disposition services is opening a new West Coast processing center in Reno with plans to add 60 positions by the end of the summer, according to the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). The company is located at 9085 Moya Blvd. in Reno.

Intechra is the largest certified electronics recycler in the United States.  The company assists Fortune 500, mid-size companies and governments with recycling, repairing and refurbishing computers for resale. The company’s comprehensive services help eliminate e-waste in landfills through its information technology recycling program and through its data security service, which essentially wipes data off hard drive systems.

Brian Beinfest, general operations manager for Intechra, said the company already has hired 34 employees, the majority locally, and will hire the rest of its staff later this summer. Interested professionals can contact Chip Lindloff at the Reno Staffmark office at 827-9595 or visit www.staffmark.com.

EDAWN projects that in 2010, total household spending by Intechra's employees will be $2 million, including $400,000 on housing and nearly $68,000 in charitable donations.

Year to date, EDAWN reports that it has assisted nine companies to either locate to or expand in the greater Reno-Tahoe area. These assisted companies resulted in an economic impact to the region of nearly $60 million including 458 new jobs, 1.2 million square feet in industrial or office space leased or purchased and nearly $6 million in household spending by employees in 2010, including $3 million on housing and $465,000 in charitable donations.
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