NMEDD Press Releases - February 2014

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

Ernst & Young Ranks NM #1 in the West for Manufacturers

February 27, 2014

The New Mexico Economic Development Department is pleased to report that a newly released study completed by Ernst & Young ranks New Mexico as the best state in the West for manufacturing.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Significant Expansion of Jobs by Praxair in San Juan County

February 27, 2014

Kirtland — Governor Susana Martinez and New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) Cabinet Secretary Jon Barela announced today, with San Juan County and the Four Corners Economic Development Corporation, that Praxair, Inc., will directly and indirectly support the creation of over 200 new jobs over the next three years. The new direct and indirect jobs are a result of the company’s recent plant expansion in Kirtland, 10 minutes from Farmington, which will produce and supply local oil and gas producers with liquid nitrogen for the development of natural resources.

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Governor Susana Martinez Welcomes California Manufacturing Company Relocating to Rio Rancho, Bringing Up to 50 Jobs

February 13, 2014

Santa Fe — Governor Susana Martinez today welcomed DHF Technical Products (DHF) to New Mexico from California, bringing up to 50 new jobs with an average salary of nearly $50,000 to Rio Rancho. DHF cites New Mexico’s improved tax competitiveness and business friendly environment among reasons for the move from California to New Mexico. DHF will create 35 new jobs immediately, and up to 50 new jobs all together, in Rio Rancho.

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The New Mexico Economic Development Departments MainStreet Program Announces Final New Mexico MainStreet Economic Impact Analysis

February 05, 2014

SANTA FE - Wednesday, the New Mexico Economic Development Department's New Mexico MainStreet program released the final Economic Impact Analysis report conducted by Place Economics, a Washington D.C. based real estate and economic development consulting firm. In December, the department announced preliminary findings from the study that indicated New Mexico MainStreet has experienced above average economic gains. The final, full report breaks down complete data showing New Mexico MainStreet's economic impact on historic city centers.

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