Aristocrat Gaming breaks ground on slot machine production plant

Executives with Aristocrat Gaming, a subsidiary of Australia-basically based Aristocrat Leisure Ltd., on Friday broke ground on a brand new 265,240-square-foot slot machine production facility in Henderson.

The new building may perchance earn 240,240 square feet of production warehouse products and companies and 25,000 square feet for place of enterprise spot.

Better than 150 Aristocrat workers, most of them in red shirts, watched as company leaders and Henderson Mayor Debra March set up ceremonial shovels into the ground for the flexibility that is anticipated to open in tumble 2023.

“This may perchance increasingly be our Las Vegas Integration Center from which we are in a position to ship the corporate’s EGMs (electronic gaming machines) to locations in the US, Canada, Latin The US and Europe,” acknowledged DeeDee McKissick, a senior vp for Aristocrat.

Increasing quiz for Aristocrat machines resulted in the necessity for the corporate to expand from its most standard Summerlin place.

Aristocrat produces the Buffalo franchise, Dollar Storm, Dragon Link and Lightning Link as well to licensed titles basically based on “Dune,” “FarmVille” and “The Walking Useless.”

The new manufacturing heart is being constructed off Volunteer Boulevard at Pollack Avenue, between the M Resort and the Las Vegas Raiders team headquarters.

The Henderson facility is the second principal expansion for Aristocrat in two years.

The company broke ground on a production facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that basically serves the tribal gaming market nationwide final July. McKissick acknowledged that facility is slated to open in July.

“Now we earn a immense presence in tribal casinos nationwide as well to in commercial properties,” she acknowledged.

McKissick acknowledged that the corporate would continue to give some distance off and hybrid working hours for some workers and that it hasn’t been definite what number of individuals would work at the Henderson plant.

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