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John Barrette: After 125 years, Nevada still subject to boom-bust cycles

Carson City-area manufacturers make it plain a top priority is improved education and training, but they voice other concerns as well. Dave Williams of Aervoe Pacific in Gardnerville, whose longtime products are paint and lubricants, said recently his firm diversified into safety products because it had taken a 30 percent recession hit. Nevada’s economy needs to diversify more as well, he says. Williams also said during a recent breakfast meeting panel discussion in Carson City that everyone wants to take credit for luring business to the state, but he asked, “Who takes credit for the businesses that left?” All this …

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