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T-shirt company to open Reno location
by Tribune Staff
Mar 23, 2012 | 1376 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print

TYSON CORNER, Va. — CustomInk, the “design online” custom t-shirt company, announced this week it will open a new location in Reno.

The new facility will occupy 25,000 square feet in the Capital Commerce Center. Operations at the new location will include customer service, pre-production services, logistics and production. CustomInk expects to hire 75 to 100 people in the first year of Reno operations.

The Reno location will be the first outpost in the western part of the United States for the northern Virginia-based CustomInk. Since its founding in 2000, CustomInk has grown to an $83 million business. The company recently serviced its one millionth customer.

“CustomInk believes that custom T-shirts have the power to unite a group of people or transform a special occasion.  We want to make it as fun and easy as possible for everyone to create and get the perfect shirts,” said CustomInk President and Co-founder Marc Katz. “Our new Reno location is a big part of that effort. We’ll be able to extended our customer service hours and speed our shipping to the western U.S.”

Approximately half of the jobs at the Reno location will be in sales and service.  Other positions will be in order processing and production. The vast majority of the Reno team will be hired locally.

“We are delighted to welcome CustomInk to Reno,” saidMike Kazmierski, CEO of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN). “We are particularly excited that CustomInk is not only creating up to 100 new employment opportunities, but that the company is recognized as an outstanding employer.  EDAWN is pleased to focus on both the quantity of jobs created in our community and the quality of those jobs.”

CustomInk has been nationally recognized by Entrepreneur magazine and The Great Place to Work Institute as one of the best mid-sized workplaces in America. The company’s headquarters location in Tysons Corner, Va., has received multiple Best Places to Work accolades from regional publications and organizations. The company intends to form partnerships with community service organizations in the Reno area.

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