NMEDD Press Releases - August 2014

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

Governor Susana Martinez Announces PESCO Expanding, Creating 150 New Jobs in Farmington

August 29, 2014

Farmington - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Process Equipment and Service Company (PESCO), a long-time New Mexico family-run manufacturing and service business, will expand in Farmington, creating another 150 manufacturing-related jobs. The announcement comes just two days after another family-run manufacturer, Accurate, announced the creation of 250 new jobs in Los Lunas. Average salary is $40,000 a year plus benefits for PESCO's new positions.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Manufacturing Company Accurate to Bring 250 Jobs to Los Lunas

August 27, 2014

Los Lunas - Today Governor Susana Martinez announced that family-owned manufacturing company Accurate will bring 250 new jobs to Los Lunas, paying between $18 and $30 per hour.

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The New Mexico Economic Development Department, City of Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico Announce First-of-its-Kind Trade Office in Mexico City

August 13, 2014

Albuquerque - Today New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela, Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry and University of New Mexico Assistant to the President for Global Initiatives Dr. MaryAnne Saunders announced the opening of the "New Mexico Trade and Higher Education Center of Mexico City," at a press conference held at the Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque. The initiative is not only an unprecedented partnership between the city, state and university, but it is also unique to all other U.S.-representative offices currently in operation in Mexico.

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Join New Mexico's Infrastructure Finance Experts at the 19th Annual New Mexico Infrastructure Finance Conference

August 13, 2014

Santa Fe - The 19th annual New Mexico Infrastructure Finance Conference (NMIFC) will take place October 28-30 at Buffalo Thunder Resort in Pojoaque. NMIFC offers local entities and individuals the opportunity to meet with key funding agency contacts, designers, architects and engineers that can answer questions and provide guidance as they bring their capital projects to reality. Conference participants include up to 400 local municipalities, government planners, legislators, federal agencies, special districts, school districts, tribes and pueblos, private organizations and New Mexico businesses. The theme of this year's conference is "Building a Sustainable Foundation for Our Future."

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces FundIt Program to Streamline Funding for Infrastructure Projects to Help Small Business Development

August 07, 2014

Albuquerque - Today Governor Susana Martinez announced a new program for communities to identify funding opportunities in one centralized location to help with their job creation efforts and assist small business development. The program, FundIt, brings local, state and federal funding agencies together to analyze and compare proposals for capital projects like downtown revitalization, housing projects, business incubators, industrial parks and infrastructure development. FundIt was designed to help communities fund their projects from start to completion and utilize tax dollars efficiently.

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