NMEDD Press Releases - June 2018

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

New Mexico MainStreet Welcomes Two Communities to the Accelerator Program

June 27, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) announced the communities of Santa Rosa and Taos will take part in the NMMS Accelerator Program. The selected community revitalization programs will participate in an intensive 12-18 month capacity-building process to prepare small-scale revitalization projects. Completion of stated goals and benchmarks will result in designation at both the state and national level as a Main Street America program -- Santa Rosa and Taos would join 28 Main Street America programs in New Mexico.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces up to 23 New Jobs in Silver City

June 26, 2018

Silver City, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Agmechtronix, a homegrown company, will expand, creating up to 23 new jobs. Agmechtronix is an agricultural equipment manufacturer and is an entrepreneurial success story, one that highlights the entrepreneurial drive and innovation of New Mexicans. Agmechtronix's job creation and expansion will be supported by New Mexico's closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program, JTIP.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Nearly 50 New Jobs in Albuquerque

June 13, 2018

Albuquerque, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Lavu, a homegrown software company in Albuquerque, will expand - creating 46 new jobs. The company will also be moving into a new Downtown facility. Lavu's job creation and expansion will be supported by New Mexico's closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program, JTIP.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Grand Opening of Corrugated Synergies International’s New Facility

June 11, 2018

Santa Teresa, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez joined local officials and Corrugated Synergies International (CSI) Executives to celebrate the grand opening of CSI's new Santa Teresa facility. CSI is headquartered in Renton, Washington and is an innovative leader in sheet feeding to the corrugated cardboard industry. In addition to creating 120 new jobs, CSI will invest more than $31 million towards infrastructure, production equipment, and the renovation of their new facility. This was a competitive project - New Mexico beat out Nevada for the expansion.

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The New Mexico Arts Commission Endorses New Start-Up Arts & Cultural Districts

June 08, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - The New Mexico Arts Commission has endorsed three new Start-Up Arts & Cultural District programs: Carlsbad, Corrales, and Farmington. The program creates positive economic impact to districts that identify arts and history, artists, arts entrepreneurs, creative industries, and cultural facilities, as key assets of their community revitalization efforts.

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Secretary Geisel Announces LEADS and Solo Worker Grants for New Mexico Communities

June 05, 2018

Santa Fe, N.M. - Today, Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel, announced $156,850 in Local Economic Assistance & Development Support Program (LEADS) grants to 16 communities across the state as well as $66,500 in Solo Worker grants to 3 communities. The grants will fund a variety of economic development projects throughout New Mexico and support the continued growth of our state and local economy.

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