NMEDD Press Releases

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

Recycling Processing Company Expands in New Mexico

February 18, 2020

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Another manufacturing company is moving significant operations to Santa Teresa, N.M. to take advantage of the border region’s strong business climate and transportation network.

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JTIP Funds support 107 new jobs in New Mexico

February 17, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has awarded Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) grants to eight companies for the training of 107 new employees, Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes said today.

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Medlin Ramps Chooses Alamogordo for New Facility

February 14, 2020

ALAMOGORDO N.M. - Medlin Ramps one of the world’s leading manufacturers of material handling equipment, has chosen Alamogordo, N.M. as the primary location for its third facility.

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Hemp Manufacturer Takes Over Cheese Factory

February 13, 2020

LOVINGTON, N.M. - Big Dog Industries, a company specializing in all areas of the hemp market, has purchased the old Lovington Cheese Factory with plans to rehab the vacant space into a fully integrated products business with 125 employees, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the company announced today.

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Operation Soundstage helps veterans transition into the film industry

February 10, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - The State of New Mexico and IATSE are offering new incentives to help military veterans and Reserve members who want to work in the state’s growing film and television industry, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Monday.

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Farmington to Host 3rd Annual New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference

February 03, 2020

Farmington, N.M. – Farmington, home to the Bisti Badlands/De-na-zin Wilderness and world-class fly fishing, off-roading, and mountain biking, will host the third annual New Mexico Outdoor Economics Conference from October 1-2, 2020.

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Two more aerospace companies locate operations at Spaceport America in New Mexico

January 30, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – Two companies, TMD Defense and Space (TMD) and White Sands Research and Developers (White Sands), have announced they are moving some of their operations to Spaceport America in New Mexico, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced today.

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Sara Gutierrez named as Economic Development Division Deputy Director and two other positions filled at EDD

January 29, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – Economic Development Department (EDD) fills three key positions, Economic Development Deputy Division Director, Community, Business & Rural Development (CBRD) Region 3 Representative, and MainStreet Coordinator.

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Sponsorship grants available for Trade Winds Forum

January 27, 2020

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Dept. Office of International Trade in partnership with the U. S. Small Business Administration and the U. S. Department of Commerce is sponsoring interested New Mexico companies who wish to participate in the Trade Winds Forum Indo-Pacific Region from April 20-27, 2020. 105 U.S. companies have already signed up for this event.

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Netflix exceeds spending targets in New Mexico

January 22, 2020

SANTA FE, N.M. - One year after signing an agreement to open its first U.S. Production hub in New Mexico, Netflix has spent more than $150 million in the state, utilized more than 2,000 production vendors, and hired over 1,600 cast and crew members, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes and Netflix announced today.

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